The city of Luxembourg is the capital of Luxembourg, the only grand duchy in the world. This small nation is the second nation with the highest Gross Domestic Product per capita in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund; and according to the UN, it is one of the happiest nations on the planet. Despite being a little-visited destination, it is very worthwhile, it is an exemplary and very clean place.
Know the history of Luxembourg in the City Museum
Visiting this museum will allow you to better know the history of the city of Luxembourg, which presumes to be a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In addition, this museum has spectacular architecture. The exhibition is didactic, so it becomes very enjoyable to learn about the history of this city.
Go to the Royal Palace
The Royal Palace is located in the center of Luxembourg, and in the summer it is open to the public and offer guided tours. It is forbidden to take pictures but it is very worth visiting. In him, they will know the history of the real family and they will cross some of the rooms of the palace. To visit, you must book online.
The city from La Cornisa
In La Cornisa you can have a very good view of Luxembourg, it is perfect to practice contemplation, relax and take photos. Enter the Bock Casemates A casemate is a kind of bunker, ideal to protect against bombing. This is inside a stone and was built in the S. XVII, it came to measure 23 kilometers long but is currently reduced to 17 kilometers, although you can not know all. During the First and Second World War, it served as a refuge for the inhabitants of the city. They could hold up to 35 thousand people. It was an underground city.
The Memorial of Remembrance
It is located in the Plaza de la Dama de Oro. This monument was a symbol of when the First World War ended, but during the Second War, the Nazis stole it to melt the gold. It is currently at the highest point of the monument. Also, on this site, there is a balcony from which you can also admire good views of the city.
Practice contemplation in the Plaza de Armas
In it you will see a lot of movement, it is full of restaurants, so you will find several options to eat.
Walk the Grund
This is the oldest part of the city, it is perfect to get lost in its streets, walk and admire each of its corners. Also, remember that there is no better way to know a site, than walking.