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Strasbourg

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Strasbourg is the capital and largest city of the Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine region in eastern France. It’s the seat of the European Parliament and sits near the German border. Its position is the reason for its culture and architecture to blend German and French influences. Strasbourg is a highly attractive, yet contemporary city. The main sites to see in Strasbourg are: the …

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Berlin

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Berlin, Germany’s capital and cultural centre, dates to the 13th century. Divided during the Cold War, today it’s known for its art scene, nightlife and modern architecture, such as Mies van der Rohe’s landmark Neue Nationalgalerie. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become an …

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