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The historic center of the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is located on the top of a cliff above a deep canyon. For this, sometimes it is called as the balcony of Europe.

When the city territory had to be expanded, the best designers and constructors from the rest of Europe were invited to build new parts of the city across the canyon. These specialists were asked to build a railway station, office buildings and factories, but they said that they can build only castles, palaces and churches. The local authorities said “OK!” As a result, in the picture you can see banks that look more like castles. Behind them there is the city’s railway station, which is built like a church. I believe that this is just a legend, which was told by our tourist guide. But the city’s architecture shows that this legend bears the stamp of truth.

GPS coordinates: 49.60881 Lat, 6.12534 Long, 291 m

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Additional Photos by Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1944 W: 46 N: 4361] (16134)
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