Although Luxembourg's Vielle Ville is not really so very old there are some interesting architectural twirls, turrets and twiddles. It's worth keeping an eye open as you wander round...make sure you... more
Walking through downtown Luxembourg City we were completely unaware what we were looking at when we arrrived at the Grand Ducal Palace. The palace is not set back from the street and aside from its... more
...but you will have to search for them.
Luxembourg's buildings mainly date from the late 1600s/1700s. By 'older bits' I mean before that time. Luxembourg most certainly existed then, but there is... more
I did like the Cathedrale Notre Dame (dating originally from 1613) even though my guidebook was extremely derisory of its architecture.
I liked the huge Art Deco columns (1930s, apparently), and the... more
Michele Rodange was a Luxembourg writer and poet, born in Waldbillig, whose most famous work is 'Renert the Fox' (1872).
I rather liked this memorial fountain in his name...especially the fox on the... more
A wonder of its time, the Aldophe Bridge had the greatest stone arch span in the world when it was built in 1903. Connecting the old town in Haute Ville with the train station in Gare, it has become a... more
The Gëlle Fra (Golden Lady) is a statue on the godess Nike on top of a column. It was created in 1923 to commemorate the Luxembourgers who lost their lives in the first world war. The German nazis... more
I managed, quite inadvertently, to find the oldest religious site in Luxembourg city as I was walking towards the Bock and its casemates.
Eglise St Michel stands on the site of a previous church... more
The history of the Place Guillaume II dates back to the mid 13th century when it was the site of the church and the monastery of the Franciscan order.
Place Guillaume II is also known as "Knuedler"... more
Actually, maybe I am guilty for all these changes because everytime when I take my umbrella there is beautiful sunny day and when I leave it at home there is rain...
But if you will have a good day... more
If you go to the casino expecting to be able to blow a fortune, then you'll be disappointed. The casino is now home to the forum of contemporary art, and has a dozen rooms, which either form a single... more
Luxembourg's wine-growing community gathers at the start of December to announce the latest vintage of wine and crémant. Crémant is sparkling white wine similar to French champagne, with there being a... more
Theatre des Capucins
Tourist Office of the City of Luxembourg organises quality of musical concerts in Theatre des Capucins. These are mostly competitions and lots of competitive participate in... more