Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

Articles Jul 26, 2020 22:09

Perhaps for tourists across the world, visiting the impressive architectures in Luxembourg is the most unforgettable experience when traveling this country.

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was one of the first six members to form the European Union - EU. With a small area, only 2,586 km2, Luxembourg still has not been "overwhelmed" by its giant neighbors, Belgium, France and Germany. It is easy to understand, because Luxembourg is the place where the European Union has many important administrative offices such as the European Court, European Audit Office, European Investment Bank...

And if you wander through this small country, you will not see any dazzling wealth, or any "boastful" activity. Instead, the impression of the country is impressive architectural works.

5 most impressive tourist destinations in Luxembourg

Luxembourg City Town Hall

Designed and built in 1830 by French architect Justin Rémont, Luxembourg City Hall deserves to be one of the most impressive buildings in Luxembourg.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

Although located right on Place Guillaume II, little is known that the materials to build this lofty building were taken from the Franciscan monastery dating back to the 13th century. And that's why the town hall neoclassical architectural trends as now.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

Currently, the building is the center of the local government, as well as the private office of the Mayor of Luxembourg City. Thanks to its elegant architecture, the building is considered a symbol of political power of the capital Grand Duchy.

Address: Ville Haute Luxembourg, Luxembourg District, 1331, Luxembourg

Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l’Etat

Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l’Etat (BCEE) is a commercial bank wholly owned by Luxembourg. Located in the heart of Place de Metz, this majestic building not only impresses tourists with its magnificent views of the famous Adolphe Bridge, it is also an impressive structure.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

In 1913, the building was built and designed by architect Jean-Pierre Koenig. However, when completed, the building was considered too small and did not meet the demand for use. By 1933, it was expanded and remodeled to become more impressive and spacious. Now, BCEE is not only a commercial bank but also a famous tourist destination, an impressive architecture in Luxembourg that many people admire.

Address: 2 Place de Metz, Luxembourg, 2954, Luxembourg

European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank was completed in 1957 under the Treaty of Rome. Although it was built for economic purposes, with its impressive architecture, the building has made many Luxembourg tourists admire every opportunity to see it.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

And yet, this architectural masterpiece of Luxembourg also won the first prize in the Emilio Ambasz green architecture award system for the category of the most impressive buildings in the world.

Address: 98-100 Boulevard Konrad Adenauer, Luxembourg, 2950, ​​Luxembourg

Grand Ducal Palace

Referring to the most impressive buildings in Luxembourg, of course, we cannot ignore the Grand Ducal Palace. Built in 1572, the Grand Ducal Palace in southern Luxembourg is the official residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and it is also where he handles the work of the head of State.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

On the ground floor inside the Grand Ducal Palace are the meeting and seminar rooms. All of these rooms are designed by architect Ingo Maurer to harmonize between two modern and traditional styles.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

In particular, on Christmas Eve, the duke's wishes to the people will be sent from the Yellow Room. For that reason, the Grand Ducal Palace is always considered a pride of Luxembourg.

Address: 17 Rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, Luxembourg, 1728, Luxembourg

Grand Duke Jean Museum of Art

Located on the old Thungen fortress, in the Clausen district, in the northeast of the city, the Grand Duke Jean Art Museum (common name: Mudam) is also one of Luxembourg's most impressive architectural works.

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

This museum was proposed to be built in 1989. Experiencing many ups and downs of history, until July 1, 2006, this art museum was inaugurated and opened to tourists. The museum is not only impressed by its unique architecture, but it is also a showcase of many works of art by famous artists such as Andy Warhol, Bruce Nauman, Julian Schnabel, Thomas Struth, and Daniel Buren. ...

Top 5 architectural masterpieces in Luxembourg

Address: 3 Park Drai Eechelen, Luxembourg, 1499, Luxembourg

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