Place de la République

An octagonal fountain built in 1857 marks the centre of the Place de la République, Altkirch's main square. Placed upon it is a statue of the Virgin Mary (15C), the only vestige of the old church, which was transformed into a silk-ribbon factory after the French Revolution.

Useful information

Address : 

place de la République, 68130 Altkirch

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