Founded by the Roman Emperor Augustus, this city has witnessed many historical events. Today, after Brussels, this historical city, which has an important place in the field of economic and politics, came under the control of France in the 17th century and was taken back from France by the Germans in the later periods. Of course, this city was very influenced by French culture during its time under the rule of France. Therefore, you can see traces of French culture in the city.
During the historical process, Gutenberg and Goethe, the inventor of the printing press, stayed in this city for part of his life and also worked as a student there. Speaking of which, we should say that Strasbourg is a historical, cultural and Economic City and is also a student city. There are universities in this city that are internationally recognized and important. Not a small percentage of the students coming to these universities are foreign nationals.
Strasbourg, which bears the title of” capital of Europe”, is almost like an open-air exhibition with its Renaissance and medieval architecture around and in the centre of the city. You can see Kleber Square, Republic Square, Botanical Garden, Rohan Palace and many other historical buildings in this city.