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Address: Place de la Constitution, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Phone Number: +352 23 62 63 48
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The history of the former 'Gibraltar of the North' is still alive while...

The history of the former 'Gibraltar of the North' is still alive while driving past the historical sites of the old Fortress. Through head phones you will be part of the stereo-play of old times.

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great advice: don't sit in the first car

If you're thinking of taking this little 40 minute express train make sure you sit towards the back car. Whatever you do, do not sit in the first one. The engine was so loud... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Orange Park, Florida
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only did this by luck - happened to see it go by. Excellent tour - takes you by much of the older parts of the city, with a well-done tour (you can choose the language you hear the tour in. The English version was well done). You can "hop on or off" or take the whole tour (about an hour)... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

If you're thinking of taking this little 40 minute express train make sure you sit towards the back car. Whatever you do, do not sit in the first one. The engine was so loud that we could barely hear the audio. It took you through the older historical area and some of the newer area of town. The audio was... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This 40 minute ride around Luxembourg was well worth it. After walking around the city for about 2 hours we decided to take this express as opposed to the typical double decker bus. Glad we made this choice. Quick and very informative. And it gave out feet a rest as the oil is quite hilly in spots. Some good pics... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I was so impressed by seeing this train making its way through the narrow streets, that decided to try it "from the outside". The only problem was to find the man who sold me a ticket :) After that everything was good, it was interesting and relaxing ride. Recommended, especially when the weather is not so good for walking.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The actual trip was interesting, although you can't get off and walk around to get back on the next one! As you got a fixed time on ticket. The ride itself was a little bumpy at times. The commentary was done in a silly story which I didn't understand, and that was a shame because there is surely a lot... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Train starts close to the Block casemate entry. Leaving every 30 minutes. Tour Duration: 40 min. Worth for a good overview of the City and ist history.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

It was raining the day we took this ride so turned out to be better than walking. We enjoyed the tour - just under an hour - though we did think the commentary could have been better. The scenery was pretty and gave us an introduction to the Grund! We did have a laugh, though!!

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Thank casswife
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

SHORT STORY: Unorganized, unfriendly, unenthusiastic, bumpy, no scenic stops, terrible audio, really quite sad LONG STORY: We had purchased tickets online and unlike every tour we have purchased before there was no rendezvous point listed. We walk to the stand for the company and he tells us that we are a 10-15 minute walk away, making us nearly late. As... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Forget the bumpy ride....you would go to someplace in the Far East with poor roads and still be blown away by beauty.. This place is analogous. The tour allows for spectacular views of the Gorge, the Adolphe Bridge and the very beautiful building across the gorge known as the High Authority of The European Coal and Steel Community. Overall the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

To be honest, if it was not for the comedy value of the narration of the tour being done by a mermaid pining for her 'Ziggy' this would be a rating of a two and not a three. The trip itself is very bumpy, to the point of if starting to hurt if you have a history of joint pain.... More 

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