Casemates du Bock, Luxembourg City

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Part of a World Heritage Site, Casemates du Bock once played a key role in a network of defensive underground passages. Originally stretching for over 20 km (12.5 mi), the honeycombed passageways housed garrisons of soldiers defending the city, along with their horses, weapons, and other essential equipment. Constructed in the mid-18th century, the casemates provided a shelter for nearly 40,000 locals during World War II. After exploring the city's underground history, enjoy sweeping views from the top of the casements. Expect lots of stairs and prepare for your walk by wearing a pair of comfortable shoes. Put Casemates du Bock and other Luxembourg City attractions into our Luxembourg City driving holiday planning tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A great system of tunnels that use to connect the fortifications of the city. Spent a heap of time exploring the tunnels and admiring the views from where the gun placements were.  more »
  • visit without more expensive for what it is. The view is not so extraordinary. Little more fun finding the right route...
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  • Nothing out of the ordinary. Let's say that it is very beautiful the context in which these buildings are made.
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  • A great part of a city walk through Luxembourg. Excellent maintained, though some steeper parts are necessary to traverse, generally it easy to do. Last time was about 13 years ago. The only difference is what part is being restored. In other words timeless and as clean as it was back then. Luxembourg is a great city that is easy accessible, plenty of interesting stores, restaurants and historical features mixed
  • Very cool to explore all the nooks and crannies. If you find an open door with a narrow staircase, just go for it and see where it ends up. Good job with added safety lighting and handrails that don't detract from the historic character.
  • Fine but don't expect anything magical. You pay €7 euros to walk around underground for as long as you want but that is it really. There's no info or anything else to look at. There are some lookout points where you can see nice views, but it's just similar looking corridors. I spent about 30 mins down there.
  • Very nice! Didn’t had time to go inside, but the view already was worth to go there. We will definitely come again an check the city and the casematten out again! We would love to discover it, i wonder how much of the suppose to exist and left 17km of underground is possible to access ? I love to find out ;)
  • The casements were boring and the information boards were not in English making it a waste of time to visit. I would suggest paying the extra and joining a guided tour as these are provided in English if you wanted to visit this world heritage site. Personally I would suggest spending the time visiting other areas of the city.
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