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Latin Inscriptions

For lovers of history and Latin!

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Latin Inscriptions

On this two-hour tour, you will discover and decipher neo-Latin inscriptions that can be found across the old town. Follow the itinerary devised by students of the Athénée school under the auspices of the EU Comenius/Socrates programme, unearthing the city’s history through classical language!

Points of interest

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Bock Promontory

In 963 Siegfried, Count of Ardenne, acquired this massive rocky ledge, the cradle of the city of Luxembourg, through bartering with the Saint Maximin Abbey in Trier. The rock on which Siegfried built ...

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Grand Ducal Palace

In its function as the city residence of the Grand Ducal family, the grand ducal Palace is situated right in the core of the Old Town.Formerly the first town hall of the city occupied the site of the ...

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Lëtzebuerg City Museum

The Luxembourg Story, more than 1000 years of urban historyLëtzebuerg City Museum, permanent ExhibitionThe Lëtzebuerg City Museum presents its  permanent exhibition The Luxembourg Story.On the th...

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Place d'Armes

As an integral part of the pedestrian zone, surrounded by lots of street cafés and restaurants, it has become the place where the young and the old, the locals and the visitors meet.Place d'Armes, als...

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Collège des Jésuites

Built in 1603 by the Jesuit brothers, this building was the "Collège des Jésuites" between 1603 and 1773. Later it housed several public secondary schools before hosting in 1817 the Athénée, a prestig...

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St Michael's Church

It is the oldest holy building in the city, replacing the castle chapel of the Counts of Luxembourg placed on the same site in 987.In the course of the centuries the church was destroyed several times...

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Cathedral “Notre-Dame de Luxembourg”

The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin was originally a Jesuit church, the foundation stone of which was laid in 1613.It is a remarkable instance of late Gothic style, revealing various components and or...

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Luxembourg City Tourist Office


Luxembourg City Tourist Office, Place Guillaume II

2 hours

Number of people
max. 20


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Group from 1 to 20 people 110€

Book a guided tour for your group (1-20 people) at the date, time and in the language of your choice. Please book at least 10 working days in advance.


Latin Inscriptions in pictures