Roman Catholic church

Saint Michael’s Church (Église Saint-Michel) was built in 1688, but it stands on the oldest religious site in Luxembourg City. The first church on the spot was a 987 castle chapel for the Count of Luxembourg.

Although the outside appearance of the Saint Michael’s Church (Église Saint-Michel) is not much, the inside is calm and serene, with beautiful stained glass work, and gorgeous Romanesque and Baroque architectural elements.

Saint Michael's Church (Église Saint-Michel)
Rue Sigefroi, Luxembourg

Area: Grund, Ville Haute

Categories: Historic site, Architectural building, Religious site

Price: Free


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Clausen

More nightlife, sightseeing, and art too
Clausen by night
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Another of Luxembourg’s affluent lower neighborhoods, Clausen sits just atop the energetic Grund section of the city. Not unlike Grund too, this part of town is known for its vibrant nightlife, picturesque settings, and for being an upscale residential area too. Visitors can expect trends nightspots like Sins City, the Museum of Modern Art, and the wonderful Parc des Trois Glands. Fine dining, shopping, and other sightseeing opportunities can also be had during your visit to this neighborhood.

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Gare

The transportation hub of Luxembourg
Avenue de la Liberté
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Gare, or the station district, is centered around the central train station. The station itself, built in 1907, is a beautiful historical monument, while the neighborhood surrounding it is a bustling maze of shopping, dining, entertainment, and business activity. Beyond walking the picturesque boulevards here, you’ll find offices, a wide variety of hotels, and quite a few architectural gems to study. Be sure and see Hollerich Street and Avenue De La Liberte while in the area.

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Grund

Luxembourg's picturesque party central
Grund, or Gronn Quarter photo op
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The Grund quarter of Luxembourg is located in the valley just beneath the city center. Not only is it one of the most picturesque areas of the city, it’s one of the most active as well. Famous for lively nightlife venues, this is the place to dance the night away. Chic nightclubbing or picnicking along the banks of the beautiful Alzette River, shopping by day, or hanging out til very late at the clubs, be sure and bring your party dress here.

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Hamm

Where heroes lay
Sculpture at the American Cemetery
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The Hamm quarter of Luxembourg is best known for the nearby World War Two cemeteries, the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, and the Sandweiler German war cemetery. A rural and residential area primarily, visitors will also find great sightseeing, dining, and especially outdoors activities here. Famous as the final resting place of WW II legend General General George Patton, this part of the city is particularly tranquil and as a nice departure from busy downtown.

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Kirchberg

Luxembourg's EU office and commercial district
Kirchberg's ultra modern flavor
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Situated on the plateau North and West of the city, Kirchberg is a residential - business district noted for various European Union institutions. You’ll find the European Court of Justice, the European Commission, as well as the Secretariat of the European Parliament, and the European Investment Bank here. Also expect to find the Auchan-owned shopping centre, the Luxexpo exhibition centre,and the Utopolis Kirchberg cinema, along with many other shopping and entertainment venues here.

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Limpertsberg

Famous for the country's largest fair
Schueberfouer
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Home of the largest fair in the country, Limpertsberg’s Schueberfouer each year is reason enough for tourists and locals to visit. This area of the city has its other diversions too. Visitors might enjoy a performance at the Glacis is the Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, or the Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge, a familiar engineering and design landmark. Shopping, dining, and even some nightlife attractions round out yet another of Luxembourg’s fascinating neighborhoods.

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Ville Haute

A UNESCO treasure
Notre Dame Cathedral
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Ville Haute is the cultural and historic center of Luxembourg. A UNESCO treasure, it has many of the city’s most significant touristic attractions, and some of the finest restaurants and shopping anywhere in Europe. Visit such landmarks as Place Guillaume II, Place d'Armes, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Grand Ducal Palace, while sightseeing this exquisite and picturesque part of town. You’ll also find the National Museum of History and Art, and the greenery of Parc-Ed-J-Klein here.

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Nearby Attractions

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Three Towers
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0.08 km away
2.9
Ruins of the second town wall
Grand Ducal Palace (Palais Grand-Ducal)
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0.14 km away
4.0
The official residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Place de Clairefontaine
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0.22 km away
Monument to the Grand Duchess Charlotte
View of the city from the Wenzel Circular Walk route.
Attraction
0.24 km away
4.0
"1000 years in 100 minutes"

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