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Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal)

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Address: Rue du Marche-aux-Herbes, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Phone Number: 46-70-70
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The Palace and the next door chamber of deputies are well worth finding. Unfortunately we did not have time for a tour and there were no guards on duty but it is a great photo op... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the palace as part of a booked english tour - and had been looking forward to the visit for two years. It lasted 45 mins and was the most boring tour of a stately home imaginable. The guide was appalling. The displays were amateurish in the extreme. Questions were unanswered. And we were rushed through the (very few)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

IF you walk around the old town it's small enough that you'll see everything there including the palace. Picturesque and worth a brief visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Palace and the next door chamber of deputies are well worth finding. Unfortunately we did not have time for a tour and there were no guards on duty but it is a great photo op. Very interesting architecture style. Close to all the shops and cafes.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The front gate shows a beautiful Luxembourg coat of arms that has a double-tailed lion before a background of silver and blue stripes. The Luxembourg flag takes the colors of the coat of arms that dates back to the 13th century with its three horizontal bars of red, white and blue. There is a guard that marches in front of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Done the tour inside that lasted 45 minutes and even though it was good with nice artefacts and pictures to see it didn't really do much for me. But for little more than 10€ you can't complain to much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you like architecture and cobblestone streets and a neighborhood than takes you back in time then visit the palace and surrounding neighborhood. I highly recommend taking night photos.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

For a tiny Duchy, impressive indeed, especially the golden spires. It is one of the smallest royal palaces I have seen in Europe but sure has character. It is a pity that it is not accessible to the public at all hours. Wanted to go inside but was not possible. Check in advance for the guided tour times.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Palace of the Grand Dukes is (rightly) located in the heart of Luxembourg City. You can literally walk right up to it. Unfortunately there must have been no one in the residence because we did not get to see the guards march, but it still did not disappoint.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Beautiful palace, just next to parliament and the place Guillaume ii. Normally not open to visitors. There are guided tours in the summer though. It is worthwhile to wait for the changing of the guards.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We enjoyed seeing the guard march back and forth in front of the palace. My daughter had the opportunity to tour the inside. If you are there in the summer while the royal family is away, there are tours of the inside.

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Address: Rue du Marche-aux-Herbes, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Phone Number: 46-70-70
Location: Europe  >  Luxembourg  >  Luxembourg District  >  Luxembourg City

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