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Still surrounded by its medieval walls, this picturesque town dates back to the 7C.

Echternach is a commune with city status in the canton of Echternach in eastern Luxembourg, and is the oldest in Luxembourg. The river Sauer that flows past the town now forms the border between Luxembourg and Germany. The picturesque town, still surrounded by its medieval walls with towers, was badly damaged in World War II but was subsequently thoroughly restored. The Abbey's Basilica of St Willibrord, now surrounded by the eighteenth-century abbey (today a high school) and is located in the heart of the town's historical centre. The other is the parish church of St Peter and Paul. The nearby Prehistory Museum traces mankind's history over the past one million years.
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