Luxembourg is one of the most underrated countries in Europe. It is a small country with less than 600,000 residents. Despite the size, it has a lot to offer. Therefore, if you are thinking of the perfect place to go on a vacation, you might want to consider this country. These are among the fun things you need to do while you are there.
Visit the Grand Ducal Palace
It is still the residence
of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg. It is place where he performs his
duties. However, it is only open from mid-July until the start of September and
you need to be in a guided tour to visit the palace. Therefore, you need to
plan your visit to have the chance to enter this historic place.
You cannot leave
without seeing the Statue
of William II. He ruled the country from 1840-1849 and gave it its
first parliamentary constitution. Visit the Place Guillaume II if you want to
see the statue. It is also interesting to note that two sculptors were behind
the statue. One of them created the figure of William II while the other one
created the horse.
You also need to
visit the Luxembourg City Hall. It is a neoclassical building that was finished
in 1838. Before that, it was a monastery. It is a celebrated place since it has
witnessed several changes in the country over time.
For a more
religious trip, you can head to the Cathedral
of the Blessed Virgin. It is also known as the Notre Dame Cathedral.
This place holds the deceased members of the Grand Ducal family. It is also one
of the most popular places of worship in the country.
and sweet treats at the Chocolate House
If you are near
the Grand Ducal Palace, you might as well have your lunch at the Chocolate
House. You can choose from tons of chocolate dishes and drinks. Regular lunch
that does not involve chocolate is also available. Therefore, if you want to eat lunch and have
the dessert without moving to another place, you can go to the Chocolate House.
The best part is that their dessert slices are usually huge. You cannot get
enough of what they have to offer.
stunning views at Chemin De La Corniche
If you want to
see the best viewpoint of Luxembourg City, you need to visit this place. It was
built by the Spanish and French. You can go there during the day to see clear
views of the city, but you also need to go back at night to appreciate the
beautiful lights. It is considered as the most beautiful balcony of Europe.
appreciate Luxembourg once you finally go to the place. You need to remember
though that it is an expensive country. It is also one of the rarest places on
Earth with a high density of millionaires living in the same area. Therefore,
you need to prepare enough money.
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