The Barrage Vauban is a 390-foot low head dam and bridge situated on the River III. It is located in Strasbourg, France. Not only is it a dam, but it also houses sculptures and other art pieces. The bridge was designated as a historic monument in 1971.
The Vauban was completed in 1690 according to plans created by Vauban, a French engineer. It is constructed with sandstone acquired from the Vosges mountains in France.
It has a rooftop terrace that provides beautiful views of the river and city points of interest such as the nearby cathedral. Also, it has 13 perfectly spaced arches, and three of them are heightened to allow passage of boats.