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February 5th 2005
Published: February 5th 2005
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The Strasbourg CathedralThe Strasbourg CathedralThe Strasbourg Cathedral

The Strasbourg Cathedral
115km south west of Heidelberg is Strasbourg, located in the Alsatian region of France. It’s considered to be the capital or Europe and it’s where the European Parliament and Council of Europe meet.

Upon arrival we headed straight for lunch at La Cloche A Fromage (“The Cheese Cover” or “The Cheese Bell” depending on how you translate it). Virtually everything on the menu contains cheese. I indulged in the Lentil Soup, a cheese place containing 7 cheeses and a soufflé containing munster and plums. Delicious!

After lunch we visited the Strasbourg cathedral. The cathedral was complete in 1439. Inside is an Astronomical clock. This was the first I’d ever seen.

Then it was off for a bit of shopping and walking around the city.



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Astronomical ClockAstronomical Clock
Astronomical Clock

Astronomical Clock inside the cathedral
La Cloche A FromageLa Cloche A Fromage
La Cloche A Fromage

Our lunch location - I highly recommend it if you are in Strasbourg.
The Cheese!The Cheese!
The Cheese!

I have no idea how many kinds of cheese are under here but I tried 7 of them.
Beware of Pickpockets!Beware of Pickpockets!
Beware of Pickpockets!

These signs were posted various places inside the cathedral.


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