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Liège is located towards the Eastern part of Belgium, on the Meuse River valley. It is a major city in the country and is one of the main cities of Wallonia - the French-speaking southern area of Belgium. Liège city covers a total area...more

Liège, Belgium

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Liège is located towards the Eastern part of Belgium, on the Meuse River valley. It is a major city in the country and is one of the main cities of Wallonia - the French-speaking southern area of Belgium. Liège city covers a total area of around 70 square kilometres and is home to a population of around 200,000 inhabitants.

The historic significance of Liège dates back to the Middle Ages, after which the city developed and expanded to become one of the first industrialised regions outside the United Kingdom. Its strategic position has also made it a common target of numerous armies and insurgencies in the past. Visitors to the city will be able to experience Liège's rich history which can be witnessed at various areas of the city.

The city boasts a number of historic and cultural attractions including an interesting mix of buildings and landmarks. Some of the main sights of Liège include the 16th century palace of the Prince-Bishops of Liège, the symbol of the city - the perron, the historical city centre - the Carré, the Hors-Château area, the Outremeuse area as well as several museums, parks and boulevards.

Nearby Airports

Liège airport is the main airport serving the Liège city area. It is the 7th largest cargo airport in Europe as well as the country's largest cargo airport and serves both charter and regular passenger destinations. Located in the municipality of Grâce-Hollogne, Liège airport is one of the busiest airports in Belgium, next to the Brussels Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport.

Halal Restaurants

There are a couple of Halal restaurants in Liège offered to Muslim travellers - Medine and Mediterranean - that offer a variety of Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine. Both restaurants clearly display a Halal sign within the restaurant premises. More Halal food options might be available at restaurants at some of the other major neighbouring cities.

Mosques

There are quite a few mosques in Liège available for Muslim travellers during prayer times. Some of the main mosques in Liège include - the Assafa Mosque, Al- Mouwahidine Mosquée, Mosquée al I'tissam, Merkez Camii (Central Mosque), Islamic center of Liège, Jamiah Masjid Madini, Mosque Al-Iman, Mosque Al Fath and Mosque El Mouslimoune.

Things to Do and See in Liège

  • Palace of the Prince-Bishops of Liège
  • The perron
  • Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art
  • Museum of Walloon Life
  • Museum of Walloon Art & Religious Art (Mosan art)
  • The Grand Curtius Museum
  • The historical city centre (the Carré)
  • Hors-Château area
  • Outremeuse area
  • The Citadel
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