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Photographer's Note

Riquewihr appears unchanged over the centuries, and gives a great feeling for how a village in the region would have looked 400 years ago. Many of the fine houses date from the 16th and 17th centuries, and still have the attractive courtyards and fountains from that time.
The town has also retained much of its medieval fortification and a castle - unusually for the region, it largely escaped damage during the second world war - and also has a couple of very good museums.
Riquewihr is also an important part of the Alsace wine-growing region, and wine-tasting is a popular activity in the town!
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Viewed: 1987
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