Citadel

Citadel

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P1020837-P1020839 Belfort is strategically located between the Vosges and the Jura mountains. It was fortified by architect Vauban in the late 17th century. In 1870, during a war...
Belfort is strategically located between the Vosges and the Jura mountains. It was fortified by architect Vauban in the late 17th century. In 1870, during a war…
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P1020854 Parts of the fortifications run through the old town.
Parts of the fortifications run through the old town.
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P1020858 Townhall.
Townhall.
P1020859 Statue of the tree sieges, with generals Legrand, Lecourbe and Denfert-Rochereau.
Statue of the tree sieges, with generals Legrand, Lecourbe and Denfert-Rochereau.
P1020862 Administrative building.
Administrative building.
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P1020864 The Savoureuse river (spring located at the Ballon d'Alsace .
The Savoureuse river (spring located at the Ballon d'Alsace .
P1020865-P1020866 Fresco by Ernest Pignon-Ernest: artists and scientists from the Latin and German worlds. .
Fresco by Ernest Pignon-Ernest: artists and scientists from the Latin and German worlds. .
P1020867 Fresco by Ernest Pignon-Ernest: artists and scientists from the Latin and German worlds. .
Fresco by Ernest Pignon-Ernest: artists and scientists from the Latin and German worlds. .
P1020861 Saint-Christophe cathedral,built in the mid-18th century. All statues were destroyed during the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century.
Saint-Christophe cathedral,built in the mid-18th century. All statues were destroyed during the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century.
P1020852 Saint Christophe cathedral.
Saint Christophe cathedral.
P1020869 Saint Christophe cathedral.
Saint Christophe cathedral.
P1020870 Saint Christophe cathedral. The iron gate was inspired by those found in Nancy on Stanislas square.
Saint Christophe cathedral. The iron gate was inspired by those found in Nancy on Stanislas square.
P1020871 Saint Christophe cathedral.
Saint Christophe cathedral.

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