LIÈGE tourist attractions

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Liege lies on the Dutch border and is the largest city in the French-speaking part of Belgium. It is a large university and scientific center with several universities, and is also famous for its historic Bishop's Palace and monumental cathedral.

The beginnings of Liege are related to the missionary activity of Saint. Lambert, who converted here at the turn of the seventh and eighth centuries local people to Christianity. The bishop died a martyr's death, and a Romanesque basilica was erected above his grave. Today in its place stands the cathedral of St. built from the 13th to the 16th century. Peter. Nearby is the most important monument of the city, the Bishop's Palace, and among the buildings you can find several other churches from the Middle Ages.

The old town of Liege is not large and it is dominated by buildings from the 17th-20th centuries. Within it are university buildings, as well as numerous restaurants, bars and entertainment venues, which in the evenings are filled with young people. The city boasts several museums, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Curtius Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Weapons. To view the panorama of the area, it is worth climbing the citadel towering over it.

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