Kirchberg, Luxembourg

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Kirchberg, in north-eastern Luxembourg City.
Kirchberg or the Kirchberg is a quarter in north-eastern Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It consists of a plateau situated to the north-east of the city centre, Ville Haute.

In 2001, the quarter had a population of 3,534 people distributed over its residential areas. Its most notable features are various European Union institutions, including the European Court of Justice, parts of the European Commission, the Secretariat of the European Parliament, the European Investment Bank, and the European School of Luxembourg, which are all located in the western part. The eastern part hosts offices and many international banks as well as an Auchan-owned shopping centre, the Luxexpo exhibition centre, the Utopolis Kirchberg cinema, and a hospital.

Kirchberg is also home to many other institutions of national importance. D'Coque arena is the country's largest sports venue, with seating for 8,300 spectators, and takes up a large part of the 'quartier du parc' in central Kirchberg. The Philharmonie Luxembourg is Luxembourg's national concert hall, the grand auditorium of which can seat over 1,500 people. Mudam, a museum of modern art opened in 2006, was designed by I.M. Pei and displays works by some of the world's most notable modern artists. On the same site as the Mudam is the reconstructed Fort Thüngen, formerly a part of Luxembourg's formidable fortifications.

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Fort Thüngen and the Mudam on the Kirchberg [1]


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Utopolis Kirchberg is a multiplex cinema in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg, owned and operated by the Utopia Group. It is located on the Avenue John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the Kirchberg quarter, in the north-east of the city.
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Grande-Duchesse Joséphine-Charlotte Concert Hall (French: Salle de Concerts Grande-Duchesse Joséphine-Charlotte), known more usually as the Philharmonie Luxembourg, is a concert hall in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg.
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