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Mulhouse

 

Mulhouse is the largest city in Haut-Rhin in France. Mulhouse is an industrial city, which marked its architecture, there are many Haussmann buildings. Located in the South of Alsace, it is close to Colmar in the Haut-Rhin, Belfort in the Territoire de Belfort, Montbéliard in the Doubs, Basel in Switzerland, the Bas-Rhin department and the Vosges. With a population of more than 110,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city in Haut-Rhin.

 

Destinations

Place de la Réunion ("Porte Jeune" tram stop (all lines) then in front of the station take rue du Sauvage and at the fountain turn right rue Mercière, the square is at the end of the street. Or tram station " République "(lines 1, 3 and tram-train) then take rue du sauvage, at the fountain turn left rue Mercière, the square is at the end of the street.) - This is the central square of the historic center of Mulhouse, like a "Grand-Place", it is adorned with many historic houses with painted walls, and monuments such as the Saint-Etienne temple, the Town Hall which houses the historical museum of town, the Mieg house, the former tailors' corporation or the Lys pharmacy. There is also a fountain surmounted by the statue of the halberdier. It is entirely pedestrianized. Most of the houses have shops, cafes or restaurants, and the Espace Réunion has a shopping mall and a car park. The adjoining streets also have many shops. The term Réunion refers to the attachment of the Republic of Mulhouse to the French Republic on March 15, 1798.
Temple Saint-Étienne Place de la Réunion - Monument classified or listed as historical monuments in France With a height of 97 meters, the Protestant temple (or reformed church) of Saint-Étienne in Mulhouse is the highest Protestant monument in France, and the highest bell tower in the Haut-Rhin department. The temple is decorated with a set of 14th century stained glass windows. Many lyrical concerts are organized there.
Bollwerk (or Tour du Bollwerk) Rue de Metz / rue du Bastion ("Porte Jeune" tram stop (all lines) then in front of the station, follow the tram rails along the rue de Metz for about 200 meters) - Monument classified or listed as historical monuments in France Bollwerk meaning "Bastion", this listed historical monument is a tower and two pieces of rampart, vestiges of the old city fortifications, demolished in 1840. Mulhouse is sometimes called "city of Bollwerk" , the Bollwerk is considered the symbol of Mulhouse.
Tour de l'Europe 3 boulevard de l'Europe ("Porte Jeune" tram stop (all lines)) - The tower is the tallest building in Alsace at 100 meters high. Completed in 1972 by architect François Spoerry, its triangular shape symbolizes the Mulhouse region, a junction area of ​​three European countries: Germany, France and Switzerland. At the top of the tower, on the 31st floor, is a revolving panoramic restaurant, renovated and reopened at the end of October 2016 after several months of closure. Its complete rotation takes 75 minutes and allows you to discover the panorama of the city and beyond, the Vosges, the Alsace plain, the Black Forest, the Sundgau, the Jura and in good weather the Alps. At the foot of the tower is the Porte Jeune shopping center which spans two floors, and the Porte Jeune tram station which is the center of the city's tram network. A few steps away is the Mulhouse Tourist Office