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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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Grove City, Ohio
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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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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Worthwhile visiting. Well maintained and interesting to see within gard change. Located in the city of Luxembourg, between a 15 to 20' walk from central station.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The architecture in the whole city is amazing! The palace is beautiful but I couldn't believe it was right in the middle of the shopping area. Not a lot to see but cool to walk by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The palace is very beautiful, and we arrived just at the right time as the Duke was leaving his palace in a black car, we saw him waving to us!! Although we couldn't really see his face clearly... The guard was nice and was marching up and down. It's a pity we can't visit inside , as it's only for... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The Palace of the Grand Dukes is (rightly) located in the heart of Luxembourg City. It is a building that one can get up close and have a good look at the wonderful architecture and adornments. It is a shorter stop that other sites in Luxembourg, but it is still worth the quick visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

One of the closest-to-the-people royal palaces I've ever seen in Europe. It should be your first stop in the concentrated sight-seeing radius Luxembourg offers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Is it really a must in my city tour? Well, if you have available time it might be part of your plans, however you will not see anything really special here. The guards are the only attraction (when they are not only standing as a statue).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Beautiful city! This Palace is huge,located in the middle of the city, right across from the Chocolate House. There is a Soldier pulling roving guard 24/7. Pretty to cool watch. We visited on a Sunday and it was quite a few ppl out and about that day.

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Address: 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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