Exploring Luxembourg

Luxembourg, a landlocked country in western Europe,  it is one of the littlest sovereign states in Europe and one of the least-populous countries in Europe. Know more about Luxembourg at https://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/luxembourg/government

The Old Town of Luxembourg

It is an interestingly amazing place to wander around the old historic town of Luxembourg. Take part in the spectacular views of the old city as you straddle around, witnessing stone bridges across the river and the former fortress of the old city of Luxembourg.

Palais Grand-Ducal

Palais Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg City is a dazzling piece of architecture, constructed during the 16th Century during the Flemish Renaissance and this is the original residence of the Grand Duke and the royal family.  A subtle reciprocity between romantic and medieval-gothic styles and industrial light designs by the German Ingo Maurer, an industrial designer, the palace’s interior design emerges to be a wonderful combination of a variety of styles, with some hardwood flooring.

Exploring Luxembourg

Luxembourg City History Museum

Billeted within a group of four renovated 17th Century houses is the Luxembourg City History Museum. Not only the history of Luxembourg as a city and a nation but including the architectural assortment and progress of the city and its culture since the 10th century is how the museum is reflected upon. The compilation at the History Museum includes several photographs, important documents and evidence to urban development, as well as a variety of special exhibits used in daily life not to mention a variety of interactive cultural programs and events.

Notre Dame Cathedral

Built in the 17th Century between 1613 and 1621, the cathedral Notre Dame, by the Jesuits. It seems to be the most memorable part of this imposing building adorned with deluxe details of eye-catching stained glass, dated back 19th and 20th centuries for the baroque-inspired north gate of the cathedral, with modern sculptures and a tiny Madonna-and-Jesus child statue above the altar. Safeguarded by two lions drafted by Auguste Trémont, the graves of the royal family are located in the crypt.

Museum of the Abbey Echternach

The Museum of the Abbey Echternach, situated in the cellars of the former abbey, represents the history of the Benedictine monastery in the town of Echternach, in eastern Luxembourg. Dedicated to St. Willibrord, the Echternach scriptorium and the survey of his life and work of the founder of the Abbey and the patron saint of Luxembourg, the museum accommodates outstanding works of art. Tourists can see the quality of the manuscripts and the atmospheric rooms, including interactive audiovisual presentations as the place is split into two sections.