Luxembourg, the Capital City

Discover Luxembourg City through the ages by exploring its architectural landscape from the historical city to the modern business centres.

Luxembourg City is a lively and bustling capital with a lot of great touristic attractions to visit and a multitude of things to do. As a cultural platform, it abounds in venues for artistic expression, such as museums, theatres and concert halls. The cultural offer that makes up Luxembourg is representative of its city dwellers: multilingual, multicultural, creative and eclectic. Indeed, the centre region of the country is home to nearly 170 different nationalities that have chosen to live in or next to a capital at the heart of action.

 

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Luxembourg: city of contrasts

Nowhere else in Europe you will find such an outstanding mixture of historic sites and contemporary architecture. The old city of Luxembourg and its fortress has for long been part of the UNESCO World Heritage. With high-tech buildings running alongside historic monuments, the capital represents a rich tapestry of contrasts and urban experiences. In short: Luxembourg is a modern city with deep roots.

A green city

Nearly one third of the surface of the city is shaped by beautifully landscaped green spaces. Numerous parks and gardens, passing through the capital, constitute a pleasant green belt and provide a high quality of city life. Luxembourg’s unique sights, culture and history, can by discovered in several manners, during a walk, a tour by bike or tourist bus, etc.

A buzzing business centre

The city of Luxembourg is one of the institutional seats of the European Union, hosting for instance the Secretariat of the European Parliament and the European Court of Justice. Renowned for its efficient bank sector, Luxembourg is furthermore an ideal platform for dynamic business activity that is diversified and not limited to financial services. While organisations such as “Luxembourg for Business” and “Luxembourg for Finance” provide relevant information about economy, the city and the country are developing themselves as a very attractive MICE destination.

Best things to do in the Capital City

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Bock Casemates

Where : Luxembourg City

In 963, Count Siegfried built a fortified castle on the Bock promontory, which...

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Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM)

Where : Luxembourg City

Imagined by the famous Chinese American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, famous for...

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Museum Dräi Eechelen - Fortress, History, Identities

Where : Luxembourg City

The Musée Dräi Eechelen – fortress, history, identities is...

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Philharmonie Luxembourg

Where : Luxembourg City

In the Philharmonie Luxembourg, the roughly half a million inhabitants of the...

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Villa Vauban – Luxembourg City Art Museum

Where : Luxembourg City

The Villa Vauban - Luxembourg City Art Museum harmoniously combines Dutch...

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Further information about Luxembourg City

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Contact:

Luxembourg City Tourist Office (LCTO)
P.O. Box 181
L-2011 Luxembourg
30, place Guillaume II
L-1648 Luxembourg
T +352 22 28 09 | F +352 46 70 70
| www.luxembourg-city.com



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