The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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Heritage and Urban Space


Banque de Luxembourg
Modern architecture at the center of Luxembourg-city

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Château de Beaufort
The castle of Beaufort: There are more than 20 castles in Luxembourg

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Casemates
The Pétrusse and Bock Casemates are an integral part of the fortifications of the City of Luxembourg and are among the great tourist attractions of the Capital

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Château de Bourscheid
The castle of Bourscheid: There are more than 20 castles in Luxembourg

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Château de Vianden
The castle of Vianden: There are more than 20 castles in Luxembourg

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Gare centrale
The Luxembourg railway network has existed since 1858. The current building of the Central Station of the City of Luxembourg was built between 1907 and 1913 and classified a national monument in 1989

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Monument Charlotte
The bronze statue located at the Clairefontaine square was erected to the honour of Grand-Duchess Charlotte

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Kirchberg
The Kirchberg district of the City of Luxembourg adopts a resolutely contemporary architectural style

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Luxembourg-Ville
Luxembourg is a city divided between the modern and the traditional; represented respectively by the financial area of the city and the architecture at Kirchberg, and the Grund area and the remains of the fortress

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Musée national d'histoire et d'art
The new building of the National History and Art Museum marks the old area of the Marché-aux-Poissons square (Fish market square), which is currently being restructured

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MUDAM
Designed by the architect Ieoh Ming Pei, the Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art will present temporary exhibitions and a collection dedicated to the art of recent decades. It will open in the spring 2006

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Pont Adolphe
With a span of 84.65 metres, the Grand Duke Adolphe Bridge (1903), had the world’s longest stone arch in its day

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Forteresse/Patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco
In 1994, the historical quarters of Luxembourg-city and parts of its fortress were declared "UNESCO world heritage"

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Pont rouge
The Grande-Duchesse Charlotte bridge, also called "Rout Bréck" (red bridge), connects uptown Luxembourg with the European area of Kirchberg. In the 1960, when the bridge was built, red was the only anti-rusting painting colour available

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Château de Useldange
The castle od Useldange: There are more than 20 castles in Luxembourg

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Quartier du Grund
The Grund area: in times past, the sieges of the Luxembourg fortress dominated the life of the Grund. Today, it is a friendly and artistic part of the city, where bars and restaurants adjoin artist studios and cultural buildings

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Quartier du Grund
The Grund area: in times past, the sieges of the Luxembourg fortress dominated the life of the Grund. Today, it is a friendly and artistic part of the city, where bars and restaurants adjoin artist studios and cultural buildings

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Forteresse/Patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco
In 1994, the historical quarters of Luxembourg-city and parts of its fortress were declared "UNESCO world heritage"

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Gëlle Fra

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Quartier du Grund
The Grund area: in times past, the sieges of the Luxembourg fortress dominated the life of the Grund. Today, it is a friendly and artistic part of the city, where bars and restaurants adjoin artist studios and cultural buildings

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