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Art and architecture of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

Art and architecture of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

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A brochure which presents the buildings as well as the works of art of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
A brochure which presents the buildings as well as the works of art of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

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Published by: Council of Europe on Oct 24, 2011
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Location mapThe Council o Europe
47 member states
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium,Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, CzechRepublic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia,Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova,Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland,Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino,Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,”The ormer Yugoslav Republic o Macedonia”, Turkey,Ukraine, United Kingdom.The prestigious architecture and artwork presented in thisguide are emblematic o the cultural diversity which bothdenes the Council o Europe and empowers it.The Council, established in 1949, is dedicated to thepromotion o democracy, human rights and the rule o law in its 47 member states and among its 800 millioncitizens. It works to provide practical solutions to thesocial, cultural and legal challenges in its member states,regularly reviewing its strategies in order to meet Europe’schanging needs.
A cultural guide
The Council o Europe, a seat and symbol o internationaldemocracy, is part o Strasbourg’s rich artistic andarchitectural landscape. Its buildings and artwork contributeto a ascinating and inspiring history o cratsmanship anddesign that dates rom medieval times to the present day.This heritage is at the heart o the city’s prestigiousinternational stature. The ollowing buildings and workso art can be viewed during a visit to the European quarteraround the Palais de l’Europe, close to the Orangeriepark.
A European welcome
A row o fagpoles proudly fying the national colours o the 47 Council o Europe member states greets visitors tothe Palais de l’Europe.Moving up the steps towards the entrance, the amousEuropean fag, with its circle o 12 gold stars against avivid blue background, provides a harmonious welcome toone o the Council’s key buildings.
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q  u  a  i   E   r   n  e  s  t   B   e  v   i   n   q  u  a  i   J   a  c   o  u  t   o  t   
Line E
Droitsdel'Homme
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The buildings
1
Palais de l'Europe
2
Human Rights Building
3
Agora
4
European Directorate for the Qualityof Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM)
5
European Audiovisual Observatory
6
Former Human Rights Building
7
European Youth Centre
BUSBUS
TRAMTRAM
Orangerie Park EuropeanParliamentARTE
 
582
Line E
RobertsauBoeklin
Buslines6-30-72
Orangerie
Buslines6-30-72
Palaisdel'Europe
The works of art
1
Human rights
2
Europe
3
Four-Leaved Clover
4
Statue of Poseidon
5
"Aux victimes de la faim"
6
Auschwitz Memorial
7
Interpenetration
8
The Berlin Wall (portion)
9
The Petried Seven
Edited by the Public Relations Divisionin cooperation with the Directorate of LogisticsGraphic design: insécable, Strasbourg© Photos: Council of EuropeJanuary 2009
Council of Europe
Avenue de l’EuropeF-67075 Strasbourg CedexTél : +33 (0)3 88 41 20 00Fax : +33 (0)3 88 41 27 81
Art
and
architecture
of 
the Councilo Europe
in
Strasbourg
More inormation on the Council o Europe is available at
www.coe.int

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