Maison des Têtes (House of the Heads)
This large house, a fine example of Renaissance architecture built in 1609 by a wealthy merchant, is aptly named given its decor of no fewer than 106 sculpted heads on its façade. It also boasts a magnificent oriel window which extends over three floors.
Address:19 rue des Têtes, 68000 Colmar
Colmar, the quintessence of Alsace
Little Venice, Unterlinden Museum, the House of heads, the tanning district, Bartholdi Museum, Pfister House – we could spend all day enumerating enchanting sites in the seat of the Haut Rhin département. But we have better to do – take you round, for example.Discover
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