Wonderful old wooden houses and paved streets is typical architecture old Strasbourg.
Petite-France is an area in Strasbourg, Alsace, France.
It is located on the Grande Île (Main Island), where the river Ill splits up into a number of canals and cascades through a small area of medieval half-timbered houses and baroque sandstone buildings. In the Middle Ages, the Petite-France was the tanning-houses and slaughterhouses area. The Grand Île was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988
The name Petite-France ("Little France") was not given for patriotic or architectural reasons. It comes from the "hospice of the syphilitic" (Hospice des Vérolés, in French), which was built in the late fifteenth century on this island, to cure persons with syphilis, then called the "French disease" in German / Wiki/
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PaulVDV (23413) 2013-09-08 10:46
An attractive composition and an excellent and sharp presentation of the typical architecture of Alsace.
The red geraniums in the foreground add colour to the picture.
Best regards, Paul
holmertz (43285) 2013-09-08 11:20
These buildings are truly wonderful and it's a joy to watch them. I bet it must be great to walk through this area. Although the colours and light have been handled very cleverly I think the not so beautiful railings disturb the view a little bit. I cropped it drastically, which you may not like, but please have a look at the WS anyway.
PS A bug in the programme took away the green smiley I had planned to give you. I'm sorry for that.
cornejo (33998) 2013-09-08 11:22
Piotr Witaj very good picture of this beautiful and interesting composition, well seen and captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, light and color. Excellent and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
All the best from southern Spain.
cargus (8837) 2013-09-08 12:34
Wonderful composition with interesting architectural details from a beautiful building, very nice light management and graphic mood, excellent POV,
limielski (0) 2013-09-08 12:51
Do Alzacji sie nie zapuszczałem, a jak widac z Twojej pracy szkoda. Zawsze niosło mnie do Prowansji i Langwedocji ( lubie śródziemnomorski klimat ), ale to ujęcie zaprasza do zwiedzenia Salzburga - ach ta architektura!
Zycze dobrej nocy!
carlo62 (36121) 2013-09-08 13:20
splendido angolo alsaziano, con le tipiche e belle architetture.
Mi piace la composizione, ottimi i colori incrementati dai fiori in primo piano.
Fis2 (87999) 2013-09-08 14:08
Udana kompozycja kadru z pieknym budynkiem w tle.
Bardzo lubie szachulcowe konstrukcje.
Ladne kolory i swiatlo.
emka (82572) 2013-09-08 23:37
Straszny juz mam apetyt na ten Strasburg, juz mnie i ręce swędzą, zeby wziąć aparat. piekne domy i fajny ten napis
ikeharel (60363) 2013-09-09 0:42
Good morning Piotr,
Yet another corner in old styled houses, built in wood.
Good depth accross the canal, and marvelous showing the inscription on the wall, in ancient letters.
Nicou (126290) 2013-09-09 9:16
Quelle inscription sur le mur de la maison superbe et la vue sur les autres maisons fantastique captage et image superbe compo et vue ce colombage cette architecture grandiose.
Bravo et amitié
pajaran (53705) 2013-09-09 11:44
Dobro vece .
Interesantan tekst o mestu i arhitekturi, sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled na kuce i lepe fasade sa cvecem na prozorima ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontarst, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazane kuce i detalji na fasadama.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
An interesting article about the place and the architecture, with the given data ...
Nice view of the house and a beautiful facade with flowers in the windows ...
A good time recording, kontarst, beautiful colors.
Good work, nice house and details shown on the facade.
Good evening and all the best in the new week that started.
ChrisJ (101782) 2013-09-12 3:51
I like the double x pattern at right in this shot. Good sharpness and natural looking colour. The window box of bright red flowers adds a welcome splash of colour. The old Tudor style buildings at left add architectural interest. Tfs!
Miguel82 (25491) 2013-09-16 6:39
Buna zuia Piotr, what a beautiful corner of Strasbourg I like the restaurant name written on the wall with anicent alphabet style, nice decorative red flowers, a remarkable Alsacian architecture view, very sharp capture
Multumesc, Urari bune
nikkitta (15762) 2013-09-16 13:51
What a place to be and enjoy, like the WS made by Gert, it give more emphasis at the wooden but the beautiful (part) letters are lost
The most catching eye are the houses at the back along with flowers and letters
A pleasure to watch
Congrats and tfs
tatadalou (6727) 2014-05-14 12:52
Nice view, so typical of Old Strasbourg. I like the fact you've framed the house in the right with its beautiful inscription.