Luxembourg City is a lively European capital. Its multicultural and multilingual atmosphere cannot go unnoticed. Luxembourg is home to nearly 170 different nationalities that have chosen to live in or next to the capital city. The city is also, one of the institutional seats of the European Union, hosting services such as the Secretatiat of the European Parliament and the European Court of Justice. The capital of Luxembourg is a modern city with deep roots, where high-tech buildings run alongside historic monuments. The medieval houses in the outlying areas of the city harmoniously blend with the avant-garde architecture of the Kirchberg plateau, the European institution area. Its legendary fortresses and famous casemates constitute the city's main attraction. The Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Golden Lady statue and the Grand-Ducal palace are some of the iconic sights of Luxembourg City.