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Astronomical Clock in the cathedral  
   

Astronomical Clock in the cathedral

This present mechanism dates from 1842 and was constructed by various technicians, artists and mathematicians. The first one was built in 1352 but stopped working in the 16th century.
Travelling to Strasbourg

July 24th 2016
Thursday 21 July 2016 Our journey for an overnight stay in Strasbourg was broken with a picnic lunch and a leisurely stroll through another delightful village, St Quirin in the Lorraine region. The warm weather caused us to look for a shady spot to picnic; Neville found it. Beside the priory church of St Quirin, a beautiful shaded area with a wooden structure (like a stable) and a monument to t ... read more
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