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Esch sur Alzette is a city found in the petite landlocked country situated in the Western Europe, encircled by Germany, France, and Belgium. Bearing the nickname 'The Metropolis of Iron', the Esch sur Alzette city is heavily industrialized, and offers dynamic facilities to its citizens. It is also a great tourist destination, as the city features many points of interests and historical landmarks can be sited throughout the Esch. A few to mention here would include the National Museum of the Resistance, the St. Joseph Church, and the very interesting main street called the Rue de l'Alzette. Over the years, the city has evolved majorly, and now, in this year, it is celebrating its centenary. A lot would be happening here. To experience it all for yourself, buy your Esch sur Alzette Tickets today, and get to this awesome city ASAP!
Esch sur Alzette is basically a commune which has earned a city status. Located in the southwest corner of Luxembourg City, on the upper Alzette River, Esch sur Alzette is the second city in the country, and the second most populous commune due to an approximate population count of 28,000. On the other hand, the town of Esch sur Alzette, lying in the middle of the commune, roughly has a population of 27,146, and is the second most populous town of Luxembourg. Being situated in a iron-ore and coal mining district, the city's economy revolves around the industries of railroad equipment, steel, fertilizer, cement, tar products, liquor, beer, and most importantly, iron, due to which the city is often referred to as The Metropolis of Iron. However, the town is also often referred to as simply Esch.
The place now known as Esch sur Alzette, was first known, in 1128, by the name of Asch in a bull of Pope Honorius II. It became a free town during 1328, on the initiative of John the Blind. However, during the French Revolution, in 1830, the city lost its town status. Nevertheless, the village of Esch sur Alzette rose from the ashes in 1841 and became the capital of the canton of Esch. In 1870, Esch sur Alzette, due to the local phosphoric iron ore, became the second largest town of Luxembourg and the centre of the country's iron and steel industry. Even though, during the latter half of the twentieth century, the iron and steel industry declined, iron and steel still remain the significant products of the city till date.
Today, this cosmopolitan town, comprising 37% of foreign residents, is not only a satisfying place to live, but also a magnet on the industrial and economic front. There are many interesting sites in Esch sur Alzette city. For family outings, recreational activities, or just relaxing, large parks can be found throughout the city. One of these parks also holds a castle, which got constructed in the nineteenth century on the site of a thirteenth century castle. One of the main attractions of the city includes the National Museum of the Resistance, where one discovers about the WWII Resistance to German occupation of Luxembourg. Another very interesting and historical landmark is a tower, named the BErwart Tower, which got erected in 1621.
The city also features very interesting venues that host various events, known as the Rockhal and D'Coque, whereas, the best place to attend a concert is the Centre for Amplified Music, a hall that houses concerts of young musical groups. However, the real place to see the culture of the city is the main street, called Rue de l'Alzette. It is a very interesting and a vibrant street which often becomes the main focus of most visitors. The town does not lag behind in sporting activities as well. Esch is crazy about football, and is the first in the country to embrace the game; you can find many football matches taking place here. Jeunesse Esch is the most prominent and winning football club of the town. In order to completely understand and experience what the city of Esch sur Alzette has to offer to you, you must book your Esch sur Alzette Tickets soon, and visit this place with your family and friends.