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  2. Luxembourg: the capital city - Visit Luxembourg

    Luxembourg City, the capital Vibrant and cosmopolitan The heart of this vibrant, cosmopolitan, culturally exciting, laid-back green capital beats in the city centre of the capital and in the heart of Europe. Built on impressive historical foundations, experience UNESCO World Heritage as well as culture and shopping for all tastes.

  3. Luxembourg City - Wikipedia

    Luxembourg City is not particularly densely populated, at about 1,700 people per km 2; large areas of Luxembourg City are maintained as parks, forested areas, or sites of important heritage (particularly the UNESCO sites), while there are also large tracts of farmland within the city limits. Quarters of Luxembourg City

  4. Luxembourg City travel - Lonely Planet | Luxembourg, Europe

    Luxembourg City. Majestically set across the deep gorges of the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers, Luxembourg City is one of Europe's most scenic capitals. Its Unesco-listed Old Town is a warren of tunnels, nooks and crannies sheltering some outstanding museums, as well as lively drinking and dining scenes. The city is famed for its financial and EU centres, making weekends an ideal time to visit, as hotel prices drop dramatically.

  5. Why should you absolutely visit Luxembourg? Because you can experience a lot here, in a country where the distances are short and the impressions are great. A small destination at the heart of Europe with deep historical roots, that is constantly evolving and reinventing itself. Visit historic sites, enjoy incredible unspoilt natural landscapes, fairy-tale castles, sports in action, culinary highlights, wellness, relaxation and cultural depth.

  6. Luxembourg | History - Geography | Britannica

    Luxembourg has come under the control of many states and ruling houses in its long history, but it has been a separate, if not always autonomous, political unit since the 10th century. The ancient Saxon name of its capital city, Lucilinburhuc (“Little Fortress”), symbolized its strategic position as “the Gibraltar of the north,” astride a major military route linking Germanic and Frankish territories.

  7. One Perfect Day in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - Earth Trekkers

    Luxembourg, also called the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small, hilly country that is bordered by France, Germany, and Belgium. The capital city, aptly named Luxembourg City, is one of three official capital cities of the European Union (along with Brussels and Strasbourg). Luxembourg is one of the wealthiest countries in the world.

  8. Luxembourg City Tourist Office - Visit Luxembourg

    Visit the City of Luxembourg and discover these tourist attractions steeped in history but nevertheless with a contemporary touch. Live a unique experience with more than 40 guided tours and 80 sites to discover! Opening hours Open Closes at 04:00 pm Opening hours are subject to change. Please check them before your visit in order to be sure.

  9. Luxembourg - Wikipedia

    Luxembourg was the first city to be named European Capital of Culture twice. The first time was in 1995. The first time was in 1995. In 2007, the European Capital of Culture [206] was to be a cross-border area consisting of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Rheinland-Pfalz and Saarland in Germany, the Walloon Region and the German-speaking part of Belgium, and the Lorraine area in France.

  10. Refugees open first Afghan restaurant in the city

    Qabuli, slow-cooked beef, baked in a dome-shaped dish with rice, carrots, raisins, cardamom and nuts, is the favourite home-cooked meal of Jawid Modasir and his wife, Shukria, who came to Luxembourg in 2015 as refugees from Afghanistan.. In November 2022, the couple, together with fellow Afghans Esmatullah and Sakina Etemadi, opened the Grand Duchy’s first Afghan restaurant, Bamyan, next to ...

  11. Stade de Luxembourg - Wikipedia

    The Stade de Luxembourg is the national stadium of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, located in the Luxembourg City quarter of Gasperich. The stadium is host to Luxembourg's national football and rugby teams and is listed as a Category 4 stadium by UEFA allowing it to host international matches. Construction on the stadium occurred between September 2017 and July 2021, missing the original 2019 ...