27 Sights in Anderlecht, Belgium (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Anderlecht, Belgium. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 27 sights are available in Anderlecht, Belgium.

List of cities in Belgium Sightseeing Tours in Anderlecht

1. Coudenberg

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The Palace of Coudenberg was a residence situated on the Coudenberg or Koudenberg, a small hill in Brussels in modern-day Belgium. For nearly 700 years, the Castle and then Palace of Coudenberg was the seat of government of the counts, dukes, archdukes, kings, emperors and governors, who from the 11th century until its destruction by fire in 1731, exerted their sovereignty over the area of the Duchy of Brabant, now in the southern Netherlands and northern Belgium. After several years of recent excavations, the archaeological vestiges of the palace and its foundations are open to the public.

Wikipedia: Palace of Coudenberg (EN)

2. La Monnaie - De Munt

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The Royal Theatre of La Monnaie is an opera house in central Brussels, Belgium. The National Opera of Belgium, a federal institution, takes the name of this theatre in which it is housed—La Monnaie in French or De Munt in Dutch—referring both to the building as well as the opera company. As Belgium's leading opera house, it is one of the few cultural institutions which receive financial support from the Federal Government of Belgium. Other opera houses in Belgium, such as the Vlaamse Opera and the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, are funded by regional governments.

Wikipedia: La Monnaie (EN)

3. Sint-Barbarakerk - Église Sainte-Barbe

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St. Barbara's Church is a neo-Gothic Orthodox religious building located on the Duchess of Brabant Square in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Brussels, Belgium. Of modest size the church was built during the second half of the nineteenth century as a place of Catholic worship. Recently it was entrusted to the Romanian Orthodox Church which made it one of their parishes. The monument has been classified as a Belgian National Heritage Site since 1998.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Barbe de Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (FR)

4. Kennedy Piece

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Kennedy Piece is a monument in Brussels, consisting of a piece of the Berlin Wall depicting U. S. President John F. Kennedy. The monument is located next to the headquarters of the European Commission, on the esplanade of the Berlaymont building. The piece from the Berlin Wall was brought to the headquarters of the European Commission to remind the European people that the European continent is peaceful, prosperous and united.

Wikipedia: Kennedy Piece (NL)

5. Palais de Charles de Lorraine - Paleis van Karel van Lotharingen

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The Palace of Charles of Lorraine is a neoclassical palace in the Royal Quarter of Brussels, Belgium. Its construction started in 1757 to serve as the residence of the Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, replacing the Palace of Orange-Nassau. It currently houses a museum, part of the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR).

Wikipedia: Palace of Charles of Lorraine (EN)

6. Musée Magritte Museum

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The Magritte Museum is an art museum in central Brussels, Belgium, dedicated to the work of the Belgian surrealist artist, René Magritte. It is one of the constituent museums of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. It is served by Brussels Central Station, as well as by the metro stations Parc/Park and Trône/Troon.

Wikipedia: Magritte Museum (EN)

7. Maison des ducs du Brabant - Huis van de Hertogen van Brabant

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The "House of the Duke of Brabant", named after its facade adorned with a bust of the Duke of Brabant, is a collection of seven "classical Baroque" houses gathered behind a unique monumental facade that majestically occupies the entire east side of the Grand Square in Brussels, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Maison des Ducs de Brabant (FR)

8. Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée - Belgisch Stripcentrum

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The Belgian Comic Strip Center is a museum in Brussels, Belgium, dedicated to Belgian comics. It is located at 20, rue des Sables/Zandstraat, in an Art Nouveau building designed by Victor Horta, and can be accessed from Brussels-Congress railway station and Brussels Central Station.

Wikipedia: Belgian Comic Strip Center (EN)

9. Tombe du Soldat inconnu - Graf van de Onbekende Soldaat

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The tomb of the unknown soldier is a monument in Brussels where on November 11, 1922, the remains of an unknown soldier were buried. The monument is located at the foot of the Congress Column, which commemorates the National Congress of 1830, which ratified the Belgian Constitution.

Wikipedia: Graf van de onbekende soldaat (Brussel) (NL)

10. Théâtre Royal du Parc - Koninklijke Parktheater

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The Royal Park Theatre is a theatre in Brussels, Belgium. It is located at 3, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat, on the edge of Brussels Park, facing the Belgian House of Parliament. It is served by Brussels Central Station, as well as by the metro stations Parc/Park and Arts-Loi/Kunst-Wet.

Wikipedia: Royal Park Theatre (EN)

11. Obélisque Anspach - Obelisk Anspach

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The Anspache Fountain is an eclectic monument built in 1897 at the heart of Brussels' Brook Square in honor of Jules Anspache. From 1863 to 1879, he served as mayor of Brussels, Belgium, and promoted the vault project of Seine River and the establishment of Central Avenue.

Wikipedia: Fontaine Anspach (FR)

12. Comtes d'Egmont et de Hornes - Graven van Egmont en Hoorn

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The Fountain of the Counts of Egmont and Hornes, located in the Square du Petit Sablon in Brussels, is a monument to the memory of the Counts of Egmont and Hornes, beheaded on 5 June 1568 at the beginning of the Dutch uprising against King Philip II of Spain.

Wikipedia: Fontaine des comtes d'Egmont et de Hornes (FR)

13. De Vaartkapoen

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Vaartkapoen is a sculpture by Tom Frantzen, located in Sainctelette Square (NL) in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (1985). It depicts a Brussels police officer caught by a "canal hooligan" coming out of a sewer. The artist wants to show that "youth shakes authority".

Wikipedia: Vaartkapoen (FR)

14. Église Notre-Dame de la Chapelle - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ter-Kapellekerk

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The Church of Our Lady of the Chapel, or the Chapel Church, is a Roman Catholic church located on the Place de la Chapelle/Kapelleplein in the Marolles/Marollen district of Brussels, Belgium. This site is served by Brussels-Chapel railway station.

Wikipedia: Chapel Church (EN)

15. Musée des instruments de musique - Muziekinstrumentenmuseum

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Brussels Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), founded in 1877, is one of the most important musical instrument museums in the world. His collection includes more than 8,000 musical instruments, of which more than 1,200 are exhibited in museum rooms.

Wikipedia: Musée des instruments de musique de Bruxelles (FR)

16. La Brabançonne

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The Brabançonne statue is a statue located on the Place Surlet de Chokier in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, and which was erected to the glory of the national anthem of Belgium in 1930, exactly a century after the Belgian Revolution.

Wikipedia: Statue de la Brabançonne (FR)

17. Fontaine de Minerve - Minervafontein

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Minerva Fountain, a fountain in the Grand Sabron Square in Brussels, Belgium, was donated in his will by Lord Thomas Bruce, Earl of Aylesbury II and Earl of Elgin III, to thank the city for the hospitality he received during his exile.

Wikipedia: Fontaine de Minerve (Bruxelles) (FR)

18. La Fonderie, Musée bruxellois des industries et du travail - La Fonderie, Brussels museum van de ind

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La Fonderie, Brussels Museum of Industry and Labour is a museum of industrial history in Brussels, Belgium. It collects objects, documents and oral history on the city’s industrial past and visualises the working history of Brussels.

Wikipedia: La Fonderie, Brussels Museum of Industry and Labour (EN)

19. Église Notre-Dame du Finistère - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Finisterraekerk

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Founded in the 18th century, the Church of Notre Dame of Finistale is a parish church in New Street, Brussels. Because the area is very busy, the church frequents passers-by and tourists, who seek peace, quiet and a little rest there.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame du Finistère (FR)

20. Théâtre des Martyrs

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The Théâtre des Martyrs is a Brussels concert hall located on Place des Martyrs. Directed by director Daniel Scahaise between 1998 and 2015, it is now under the artistic direction of director Philippe Sireuil, since January 1, 2016.

Wikipedia: Théâtre de la Place des Martyrs (FR)

21. Église Sainte-Catherine - Sint-Katelijnekerk

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The current Church of St. Catherine of Brussels was built on the site of a basin of the old port of Brussels between 1854 and 1874. Open on the Place Sainte-Catherine, it replaced an old building dating back to the fifteenth century.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Catherine de Bruxelles (FR)

22. Parc Marie-José - Marie-Josépark

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Marie-jos é park is a park located in the town of Morin Creek, St. John, Belgium. It sits in a triangle formed by edmond power, rooveh, and joseph baecklan. The park, with lawns, rafting, bushes and three ponds, opened in 1922.

Wikipedia: Marie-Josépark (NL)

23. François Anneessens - Frans Anneessens

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The Francois Anisens Monument is an eclectic statue erected in memory of Francois Anisens, the most senior of the four coronators, who performed publicly in the Grand Square of Brussels during the Austrian-Dutch period in 1719.

Wikipedia: Monument à François Anneessens (FR)

24. Église Saint-Joseph - Sint-Jozefkerk

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St. Joseph's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Frßre-Orban Square, Leopold District, Brussels, Belgium. Built between 1842 and 1849, the church is the national shrine of St. Joseph, Belgium's patron saint since 1679.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Joseph (Bruxelles) (FR)

25. Maison des Chats - Hier ist in den Kater en de Kat

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La Maison des Chats is a building in Brussels, Belgium, built by architect Henri Beyaert in 1873-1875, following vault works on the Seine and the creation of "Boulevards du Centre" (Centre Boulevards, Centre Boulevards).

Wikipedia: Maison des Chats (Bruxelles) (FR)

26. Hôtel de ville de Bruxelles - Stadhuis van Brussel

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The Town Hall of the City of Brussels is a landmark building in Brussels, Belgium. It is located on the famous Grand Place, opposite the neo-Gothic King's House or Bread House building, housing the Brussels City Museum.

Wikipedia: Brussels Town Hall (EN)

27. Monument au Pigeon-Soldat - Monument aan de Oorlogsduif

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The Monument to the Soldier Pigeon is an eclectic-style memorial erected in Brussels, Belgium to commemorate the role played during the First World War by Belgian pigeon fanciers and their racing pigeons.

Wikipedia: Monument au Pigeon-Soldat (FR)

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