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Architectural tour of the railway station district

Discover the Plateau Bourbon and its historic buildings!

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Architectural tour of the railway station district

Discover the diversity of the railway station district which came to flourish in the late 19th and early 20th century, with numerous factories on the one side and the Plateau Bourbon with its historicist, Art Nouveau and Art deco buildings on the other.


Points of interest


Former ARBED Headquarters

The impressive former Headquarters of Arcelor Mittal, the biggest steel company in the world, has been built in 1922 and previously hosted the former Luxembourg mining company ARBED before its fusion ...

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The State Savings Bank

The State Savings was created by law in 1856.The architect Jean-Pierre Koenig (1870-1919) started in 1910 the construction works on the new building which was finished in 1913. During the construction...

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Sacré Coeur Church

Church located in the Railway Station District

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Central Railway Station

In 1859 the first railway station of the city started to operate; for military reasons timber was the basic construction material.Between 1907 and 1913 the German architects Rüdell, Jüsgen and Scheuff...

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Adolphe Bridge

Also called New Bridge, it was erected between 1900 and 1903 during the rule of Grand Duke Adolphe. This event was followed with great interest from abroad, because the bridge had the biggest stone ar...

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Place de Paris

The Place de Paris, not too far from the railway station, was transformed into a pedestrian zone in 1986.A lot of restaurants with nice patios during summer are located on this square and on wednesday...

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Group from 1 to 10 people 150€

Book a guided tour for your group (1-10 people) at the date, time and in the language of your choice. The first possible guided tour can take place during calendar week 18. Please book at least 3 weeks in advance.


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