The Old Customs House is the oldest public building in Colmar. In the past, it played an important role in the economic life of the town. Nowadays, the tiles on the roof are a nice tourist attraction in the center
The old customs house in Colmar, a very beautiful building with great momentum. The lobby is now a small commodity market, and on the other side is a restaurant. There is a fountain in the small square in front of the door. Children play in it. There are shops and restaurants around, and people come and go.
A very beautiful house, especially its roof is different from other houses. It is made of bricks of many colors. This building was built in the 1580s and is very old.
If the customs building is not carefully distinguished, it is not much different in appearance and scale from the houses facing the street around it, but if you look closely, it still looks very delicate, with a statue in front.
The Old Customs House is located at the southeast end of Marchand Street. It was built in 1480. The roof is covered with colorful tiles, which is quite characteristic of folk architecture in the late Middle Ages. Nowadays, concerts with temporary exhibitions are often held here.