View of Luxembourg's From ancient constructions dating back to the 1500s to modern architectural marvels, the city of Luxembourg is filled with impressive buildings and is a must-visit for architecture enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Sign Up. Get More. Do More. Read the Culture Trip newsletter. Because you want to see what's out there. Email address For more information on how we use your data, see our privacy policy. Unsubscribe in one click. To see what our newsletters include, click here. European Court of Justice Building Save Place Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Copy link Share The European Court of Justice on Kirchberg Plateau, Luxembourg The European Court of Justice on Kirchberg Plateau, Luxembourg | © nitpicker / Shutterstock The European Court of Justice is the highest court in the European Union and it is located in the Kirchberg Plateau, just east of Luxembourg City. Originally constructed in 1973, the building has undergone a number of facelifts and additions. The architect of the fourth extension, Dominique Perrault, explained his thought process behind the use of such a striking gold colour on the twin towers: ‘I thought the sky over Luxembourg is often so sad that it would be nice, somehow, to catch the sun and bring it here’. More Info Luxembourg City Hall Building Save Place Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Copy link Share Luxembourg Town Hall Luxembourg Town Hall | © Phillip Minnis / Alamy Stock Photo Luxembourg City Hall (Hôtel de Ville de Luxembourg) was built in the 1830s by French architect Justin Rémont. It was built using materials from a deconstructed 13th-century Franciscan monastery, which stood in its place centuries before. The City Hall, located on Place Guillaume II, now serves as the centre of local government and is used as the private office of the Mayor of Luxembourg City. More Info Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l’Etat Building Save Place Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Copy link Share Tower of the state owned savings bank is the most famous bank building of Luxembourg Tower of the state-owned savings bank is the most famous bank building of Luxembourg | © lexan / Shutterstock This beautiful building, designed by architect Jean-Pierre Koenig and constructed in 1913, serves as the headquarters of the Luxembourg Savings Bank BCEE (Spuerkeess). This impressive structure is located on Place de Metz and overlooks the famous Adolphe Bridge. More Info 19 Liberté Building Save Place Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Copy link Share A view of the 19 Liberte, Luxembourg A view of the 19 Liberté, Luxembourg | © nito / Shutterstock Formerly known as the Arbed building, 19 Liberté was acquired by the Luxembourg Savings Bank BCEE (Spuerkeess) in 2014 for a whopping 94 million euros. This iconic building was constructed between 1920 and 1922 and originally served as the headquarters for steel firm ArcelorMittal. 19 Liberté is listed as a national monument within the heart of Luxembourg City. More Info European Investment Bank Building Save Place Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Copy link Share European Investment Bank, Luxembourg European Investment Bank, Luxembourg | © Christian Mueller / Shutterstock In 2002, the European Investment Bank held an anonymous international competition for architects and designers who pitched their ideas for the bank’s east building. The competition was won by German architect Christoph Ingenhoven, whose design encompassed EIB’s philosophy of transparency and environmental stewardship. It was the first building in continental Europe, and one of the first in the world, to be awarded the UK’s BREEAM Bespoke ‘high environmental quality’ certification with a ‘very good’ rating. More Info Grand Ducal Palace Building Save Place Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Copy link Share Grand Ducal Palace in the dusk, Luxembourg city Grand Ducal Palace

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Very few places have captured my heart and left a big impact on me the way Luxembourg has. To me, this country is a symbol that the past is still indeed present and alive. I have met some fantastic and genuine people; full of life and passion. All in all, the memories I have of this wonderful country are priceless.

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