What Makes Strasbourg so French
Too many, the content that is featured on this magnet souvenir from France looks like it could be on a coin, but it is probably too accurate, and this is what distinguishes this souvenir from many others. If you want to bring home a taste of French aesthetic this certainly isn't a bad piece to have around the house, especially if you are an avid history buff. Then, you are sure to be able to break down the different elements that make this building French as well as culturally important. It simply invites you imagine a different land that is quite distinct.
Strasbourg in Detail
Perhaps the fact that Strasbourg is located on the border with Germany and its name is in fact a French translation of a German word, could deny the previous statement. In fact, this city blends the city of both countries. It was after World War II when this city became completely French. To know more about the interesting history of this city, the curious traveler needs to visit the museums which provide an elaborate display of the culture and arts of Strasbourg.
To begin with, make a stop at the Musee historique. If you are more interested in the arts, Strasbourg has a lot to offer. The Musee des Beaux-Arts hosts works by masters Francisco de Goya, Tintoretto, Sandro Botticelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, El Greco, and Correggio. Other museums worth mentioning include the Musee de l'Ceuvre Notre-Dame, the Musee d'Art moderne et contemporain the museum of the Cabinet des estampes et des dessins and the Musee Tomi Ungerer/Centre International de l'illustration, among others. This travel souvenir will surely make a great addition to your collection of fridge magnets.