Like many other towns in Belgium, Liege has been the focus of conquest over
the centuries. Liege was known to be a Roman settlement but very little
happened there until the middle ages when Christianity was finally
There is an incredible stairway in Liege encompassing 373 or so
steps known as the Montagne de Bueren (Mountain of Bueren).
The stairway is as wide as a street and was built in the 19th century so
soldiers could pass safely to Carre, the centre of town.
Those sturdy enough to make the ascent are rewarded with a lovely view of
the city flowing down to the Meuse River.
Liege is a puppet town and the most famous puppet there is named, "Tchentches."
Other tourist attractions include the Palace of the French Bishops, the
Saint Paul Cathedral and Liege Town Hall.
Also, The House of Ansembourg is a museum highlighting the Age of
Enlightenment. This museum is filled with luxurious decorations including
rich tapestries and Eighteenth-century furniture.
Visit Liege during the middle of August and you can frolic with the locals
during Le Quinze Aout, a grand celebration of the Virgin Mary.