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Transforming Experiences Hidden tunnels and talking stones

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The casemates are a fascinating series of tunnels running for several kilometres beneath the old town district of Luxembourg City, even extending as far as the Kirchberg plateau. Visitors can explore these tunnels at their own pace, as the Bock Casemates are open to tourists with relatively few restrictions. However, more mysterious are the Pétrusse Casemates and other hidden tunnels of the capital, which can only be visited with a city guide or, for the latter, with the Friends of The Fortress History guided tour.

Guide Jean knows the Bock and the Pétrusse casemates like the back of his hand. He doesn’t wear his hat for fashion reasons. If the ceiling knocks off his hat, like here in the golden rain tunnel under the Golden Lady, it reminds the young man to keep his head down...

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