Tanners' quarter

The restoration works have done nothing to remove the authenticity of this quarter where the tanners worked up to the 19 C. The half-timbered houses are narrow and high there since the storehouses were needed for drying out of the skins.

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Address:

place du 2-Février, 68000 Colmar

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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.
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