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Luxembourg City: 5 Things to Do

Posted on 18 November 2018 by admin (0)

Luxembourg City cityscape

Luxembourg City is place where history and modern life are combined together. It is a combination of ancient and modern, local and global, simplicity and luxury. The city is offering its visitors a blend of history, culture, art and natural landscapes.

We have collected the top 5 things to do in Luxembourg City if you want to spend some days in one of the finest European Cities.

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The Old Town of Luxembourg:

The old historic town of Luxembourg is one of the most amazing places to wander around in the whole Europe. You will enjoy some spectacular views of the old city with its stone bridges across the river in addition to the former fortress of the old city of Luxembourg.

Casemates du Bock:

Casemates du Bock is easily accessible under the former castle, Monte de Clausen. It is a 17 kilometer long tunnel which was carved out of the rock by the Spanish in the 17th century and acted as a shelter for 35,000 locals and thousands of soldiers during the WWI and WWII. The historical importance of this castle in Luxembourg makes it an inspiring place to visit.

Palais Grand-Ducal:

This palace is the original residence of the Grand Duke and the royal family. Palais Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg City is an amazing piece of architectural art. It was built in the 16th Century during the Flemish Renaissance. The palace has a unique interior design that appears as an exquisite combination of a variety of amazing styles. It also has a delicate interplay between romantic and medieval-gothic styles and industrial light designs by the German industrial designer, Ingo Maurer.

Luxembourg City History Museum:

The Luxembourg City History Museum is locates within a group of four renovated houses that belong to 17th Century. The museum reflects the history of Luxembourg as a city and nation. It also shows the architectural diversity and the city’s development since the 10th century.

The city’s population is also unique. The Museum includes photographs, postcards, ceramics, topographical models and attestations to urban development. It also has as a variety of special exhibits used in daily life.

Notre Dame Cathedral:

The Jesuits built it in the 17th Century, between 1613 and 1621. It’s unique because of its luxurious details of attractive stained glass from the 19th and 20th centuries, modern sculptures and a tiny Madonna-and-Jesus child statue above the altar.