The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in the Old Germanic sounds like a "small castle". This state with the capital of the same name was founded more than 1000 years ago, is famous for its architectural monuments, beautiful bridges, houses of all times with spiers and church, green parks and gardens.
Everyone knows that the country is among the dozens of countries in the world with a fairly high standard of living. Luxembourg is the largest financial center with numerous foreign banks thanks to its low taxes. He occupies a significant place in NATO and the EU through the position of representing his interests in the world.
Interestingly, forests occupy a significant part of the country, but this did not prevent the creation of a harmonious ensemble of styles and times, which is expressed practically in everything. We advise you to begin your journey to study the main attractions of the Duchy's cultural center. National Library, Symphony Orchestra, Film Studio, Municipal Theater, National Museum deserve special attention among guests and residents of the city.
The museum impresses with many of its exhibits, such as bronze statues of different eras, antiques and applied arts, amazing paintings by painters Hale, Kleve, Cranach and others. You will see with your own eyes unthinkable tombstones, the bust of Septimius of the North, fragments of the Middle Ages, and interiors of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Do not forget about art galleries, museums of the history of Luxembourg, urban transport, ancient musical instruments, folk life, mail and telecommunications. Go to the Pensatore Municipal Gallery, located in the walls of the Willobaoba, the Tutesal National Gallery.
In general, Luxembourg is a beautiful city in which the two rivers - Petrus and Alzette, divided it into the Upper and Lower City. The upper city is filled with houses of the Gothic style, with narrow towers and spiers, squares and bridges. By the way, the latter has 111 most different bridges, which were built on individual projects. Famous are the cities of Adolf and the Grand Duchess of Charlotte.
In the heart of the Upper City you will see the residence of the Grand Duke, which is a palace with a chimerical facade, Moorish-style turrets. The area of Guillaume, which gained its name in honor of the ruling dynasty, spread wide apart.
The Town Hall, built in 1830 in the style of classicism, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, created in 1621, complements and decorates the central part of the city. In addition to the architectural monuments listed above, look at the ruins of the Roman guard tower, the Saint-Cyrene chapel, the Palace of Justice, the House of Radio and the National Theater of Architect A. Bourbon.
Luxembourg is famous for its attractions, here is what to see. Walk to Wilhelm Square, near which you will enjoy the view of the Palace of the Grand Duke, built in 1580, the Renaissance. Next to the monuments of the poets Dickie and Lenz you will plunge into local events and celebrations that are held every weekend.
Luxembourg has always been and remains the venue for festivals and bright holidays. February is the month of the Burgshundeg Festival and the colorful carnival, April and May are famous for the First Flowers and the Catholic Festival Octave. Festive celebrations, wine holidays attract tourists to enjoy a lively atmosphere and just fall in love with the city.
Pay special attention to hiking and cycling, so you can see the old Schliffmillen mill, the thermal waters of Mondorf-le-Ban or the fortresses of Anselm and Holenfels. Take a walk along the Moselle and get acquainted with the vineyards of Remich, Grüveldange, Henn, Vormeldange, Pallemberg and Grevenmacher.