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  • 1 Market Square Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    . Place du Marché

    Located in the town centre, this square is lined with houses tinged with gold that sometimes borders on crimson. This shade gives Obernai's streets a particular light.

  • 2 Former Corn Exchange Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. du Gén.-Gouraud

    This handsome, town centre square, dating from 1554, was once lined with butchers' shops. It will please lovers of picturesque settings.

  • 3 Chapel Tower Interesting

    Religious buildings

    . Place du Marché

    This 13C belfry belonged to a truncated chapel. Its Gothic spire is 60 m tall, which makes it one of Alsace's highest bell towers. It dates from the 16C and is flanked by four watchtowers with openwork designs.

  • 4 Town Hall Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    place du Marché

    The Town Hall includes remains from the 14C to 17C. It was remodelled and extended in 1848, and retains a façade with an oriel window, as well as a handsome, sculpted balcony from 1604.

  • 5 Old houses Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    . Ruelle des Juifs

    There are many old houses around the Town Hall, corn exchange, Rue du Marché and Etoile square. In Rue des Pèlerins, you can see a three-storey stone house from the 13C. The Ruelle des Juifs is rather picturesque.

  • 6 Six Buckets Well

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    r. du Chanoine-Gyss

    This gracious, columned and canopied, Renaissance well has three sheaves, that each support two buckets. Its weather vane bears the date of 1579. Obernai's well is one of the finest in Alsace, despite a few misadventures, through the centuries, that ..

  • 7 St. Peter and St. Paul's Church

    Religious buildings

    Rue du Chanoine-Gyss

    This big, Neo-Gothic church was built in the 19C. In the left transept arm, you can see the Holy Sepulchre altar (1504) and shrine containing the remains of Bishop Freppel of Angers, who died in 1891. There are four 15C stained-glass windows, attribu..

  • 8 Ramparts

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Remparts Mgr-Freppel

    In the 12C, the town belonged to the Holy Roman Empire and decided to protect itself by building double fortified city walls. These were remodelled several times and became a pleasant esplanade. The best preserved section is the Marshal Foch rampart.

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