"Gëlle Fra" Memorial

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"Gëlle Fra" Memorial

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Description

The "Golden Lady" (Gëlle Fra) on Constitution Square was set up in 1923 to commemorate the Luxembourgers who perished in the First World War. The memorial represents a gold-plated female figure on a stone obelisk. On October, 20th, 1940 the Nazis pulled the monument down; only in 1984 did extensive restoration give it back its original appearance. Today it symbolizes freedom and resistance for the Luxembourg people.

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Address

Place de la Constitution
L-1478 Luxembourg City
Tel.: +352 22 28 09
Fax: +352 46 70 70

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