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The Angel Alley (Die Engelgasse), Gengenbach, Germany | Gengenbach - Baden-Württemberg, Germany (IMG_6460_61.jpg)

The Angel Alley (Die Engelgasse), Gengenbach, Germany

This is a district of the old city that still exudes the cheerfulness of its former inhabitants. The taste and skill of the master craftsmen is always admired. This is a half-timbered paradise alluded to in the names of the streets: Engelgasse (Angel Alley) and Höllengasse (Hell Alley). The closed half-timbered façades are characterised by the overhang that allowed for a larger living space in the upper floor. Wine growing was already considerable in that time. All the houses have their own wine cellars with an open entrance from the street.
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