Strasbourg is an important city of France that finds a good location along the border of Germany. The city also serves as the seat of several important European organizations like the Council of Europe, the Eurocorps and the European Court of Human Rights. The city is best explored on foot as it is pedestrian friendly and most of the attractions are within close reach of each other.
The Grand Île is the main attraction of Strasbourg and was the first city center to be recognized as a World Heritage Site. In the Grand Île visitors can see the Maison Kammerzell, the L’Opera, the Musée Alsacien and the Palais des Rohan. The historic center is dotted with several beautiful buildings. The area of Petite France is also quite beautiful with picture perfect streets and townhouses. There are also some good museums in the city like the Zoological Museum, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and the Historical Museum.
There are some good markets in Strasbourg where visitors can find a variety of items to buy. The rue de Vieil-Hôpital and place des Halles have some good markets and shops. The Galeries Lafayettes and the Rivetoile are some of the best shopping centers in Strasbourg with a wide variety of stores.
The Strasbourg International Airport is the main airport serving the city of Strasbourg. The airport is situated in the Entzheim area. There is a train service available from the airport to the city center. A one-way train ticket costs 3.60 Euros. Buses and taxis are also available from the airport.
There are a good number of Halal restaurants in Strasbourg. Some of the best halal restaurants in Strasbourg include the Snack Isa, Chic-n and Shahi Mahal. Visitors can taste Turkish, Indian and local cuisines at these restaurants.
Strasbourg has a few mosques including the Grande Mosque de Strasbourg, Mosquee Eyyup Sultan and the Mosque de Hautepierre Ar-Rahma. The Grande Mosque de Strasbourg is the largest mosque in the city and is located in the Heyritz area.