On its site of Quirinus Chapel was originally a heathen shrine which the Romans later worshipped as an early Christian sanctuary. Since the 11th century the site has been consecrated to Saint Quirin and from the beginning of the 13th, services were held in the two caves of the chapel. The Gothic pilgrimage chapel, partly hewn in the rock, was erected in 1355, while the roof and the small belltowers were added afterwards, at the end of the 19th century.



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Founded: 1355
Category: Religious sites in Luxembourg


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Rita Machado (3 years ago)
Estava fechada. Não pude ver o interior e, pior, não pude rezar nela.
Kharuna Ramrukheea (4 years ago)
Small chapel surrounded by a nice small park. It is easily accessible by walking. However the chapel is closed and therefore you cant really see anything. But it still is worth a quick visit if it is on the way.
Koen Zomers (4 years ago)
Cool little chapel hidden in the rocks. Nice cool breeze coming from inside.
Leon de Borst (4 years ago)
Schattige kapel ingebouwd in de rots. Klein maar fijn. Wat ons het meest raakte is dat de preekstoel (rechtsboven) zowel aan de binnenkant als aan de buitenkant zit. We hebben ons laten vertellen dat de kerkdiensten ooit zo goed bezocht waren dat er mensen buiten de kerk moesten blijven staan. Toen maakte men achter de preekstoel een gat in de muur met balkonnetje. Zo kon de voorganger met één oog naar binnen en met het andere naar buiten kijken. En kon iedereen hem tegelijk horen. Iedere kerk zou zo'n kansel moeten hebben. Niet alleen naar binnen gericht, maar ook naar buiten.
Dennis Lagerweij (4 years ago)
Very old Chapel in Luxembourg city
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