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Belval, Plaza and Rockhall

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The centre of Belval with its shopping centre (Belval Plaza), Rockhall and hotel. Everything is closely located next to the former blast furnaces of the former brownfields. The Rockhall is where all the major concerts are played in Luxembourg. 

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A: Gare Belval-Université, Belval, Luxembourg

by Hans ter Horst, 140 meters away

The new Belval-Université train station with the Rockhall on the right, directly outside the station....

Gare Belval-Université, Belval, Luxembourg

B: Plaza and the blast furnaces of Belval, Luxembourg at night

by Hans ter Horst, 170 meters away

The site of former steelworks, Belval is currently being transformed into a museum and scientific and...

Plaza and the blast furnaces of Belval, Luxembourg at night

C: Belval from the Porte de France Building

by Hans ter Horst, 190 meters away

Almost on the border with France, the Porte de France building overlooks the former blast furnaces of...

Belval from the Porte de France Building

D: Plaza and the blast furnaces of Belval, Luxembourg

by Hans ter Horst, 190 meters away

The site of former steelworks, Belval is currently being transformed into a museum and scientific and...

Plaza and the blast furnaces of Belval, Luxembourg

E: The All We Need building, Belval, Luxembourg

by Hans ter Horst, 210 meters away

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The All We Need building, Belval, Luxembourg

F: Belval, construction site

by Hans ter Horst, 260 meters away

In a year's time the former brownfield of Belval will ook completely different and, hopefully, have b...

Belval, construction site

G: Another view of the Belval construction site

by Hans ter Horst, 290 meters away

A view of the construction as is currently ongoing around the Belval Plaza; the previously spacious a...

Another view of the Belval construction site

H: Belval Test

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I: Audun-le-Tiche - Old Quarry Road

by Y S, 1.9 km away

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J: Freight train in Luxembourg landscape

by Hans ter Horst, 6.5 km away

Lots of fright train cars parked in this location. These cars have been here for several months now. ...

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This panorama was taken in France

This is an overview of France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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