Dommeldange Castle appears to have been built in the 17th century by Thomas Marchant, a forge operator, as a private residence. In 1870, Charles Collart, also a forge operator, lived there. In 1973, the castle was bought by the State of Luxembourg. It now houses the residence and headquarters of the Chinese Embassy.



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Founded: 17th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Luxembourg

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Romain Langehegermann (3 years ago)
Schon allein ist der Bahnhof top weil eine Bekannte gegenüber wohnt.Der Bahnhof ist jetzt Behindertengerecht aufgemotzt worden.
Binnenhofvlog (3 years ago)
Goede verbinding met centrum!
Patrick Hurst (3 years ago)
Malheureusement, la gare n'est pas bien accessible aux personnes handicapées, mais elle offre pas mal de connexions par bus vers Clausen et le Kirchberg et est désormais desservie par les trains transversaux vers Esch-Alzette et Longwy!
CedraBHartley (3 years ago)
Curious nature. I very much like the bushes. they have... exotic notes.
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