17 Sights in Brussels, Belgium (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Brussels, Belgium. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Brussels, Belgium.

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1. Peter Pan

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The statue of Peter Pan is a 1912 bronze sculpture of J. M. Barrie's character Peter Pan. It was commissioned by Barrie and made by Sir George Frampton. The original statue is displayed in Kensington Gardens in London, to the west of The Long Water, close to Barrie's former home on Bayswater Road. Barrie's stories were inspired in part by the gardens: the statue is at the place where Peter Pan lands in Barrie's 1902 book The Little White Bird after flying out of his nursery. Six other casts made by Frampton have been erected in other places around the world.

Wikipedia: Peter Pan statue (EN)

2. Pro-Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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The Procathedraal of the Holy Trinity is an Anglican church building in the Brussels municipality of Ixelles. The Anglican community, which has been present in Brussels for some two hundred years, originally met in private homes. It was only after the Battle of Waterloo that the first regular municipalities were established. The first chapel of this municipality was located in the Belliardstraat in Brussels. The present church was built between 1883 and 1885 by contractor Jean François according to the plans of architect William Barber. In 1897 the church was extended with the choir to a design by the architects Huvenne and Jasinski. After the First World War, in 1928, the Church House (presbytery) was established along the street. In 2001, a modern hall complex was added to the church building.

Wikipedia: Heilige Drievuldigheidskathedraal (Brussel) (NL)

3. Horta-Lambeaux Pavilion - Temple of Human Passions

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The Temple of Human Passions, also known as the Horta-Lambeaux Pavilion, is a neoclassical pavilion in the form of a Greek temple that was built by Victor Horta in 1896 in the Parc du Cinquantenaire/Jubelpark of Brussels, Belgium. Although classical in appearance, the building shows the first steps of the young Victor Horta towards Art Nouveau. It was designed to serve as a permanent showcase for a large marble relief The Human Passions by Jef Lambeaux. Since its completion, the building has remained almost permanently closed. Since 2014, the building is accessible during the summer time.

Wikipedia: Temple of Human Passions (EN)

4. Chapel of the Resurrection

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The Chapel of the Resurrection or Chapel for Europe is a Roman Catholic church with an ecumenical vocation located in the heart of the Brussels' European Quarter, next to the former Convent Van Maerlant. A precursor of this church, which dated back to the 15th century, was situated in the city centre, but demolished in the course of urban development in 1907. Instead, a replica, externally true to the original, was built at its present location. In 2001, after substantial renovation, the church received its present name and took on its present ecumenical character.

Wikipedia: Chapel of the Resurrection, Brussels (EN)

5. Parc de la Porte de Hal - Hallepoortpark

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Hallepoortpark is a small public neighbourhood park in Brussels, situated at the Halle Gate between the two directions of the Kleine Ring of Brussels. The park has an area of 3.2 hectares. The park is located in the extreme south of the part of the city of Brussels within the Pentagon, and borders from southwestern to southeastern border on the territory of the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles. The park offers relaxation space but also has a passage function. It is a neighborhood park for the Marolles.

Wikipedia: Hallepoortpark (NL)

6. Musée Wiertz Museum

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The Wiertz Museum is a museum dedicated to the oeuvre of one artist; the painter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865). The Wiertz Museum in rue Vautier in the Brussels municipality of Ixelles was built as a studio with a home at the expense of the state for the painter Antoine Wiertz, who would leave seven monumental paintings in return. Shortly after the artist's death, the studio became a museum. Henri or Hendrik Conscience lived in the house from 1868 until his death in 1883.

Wikipedia: Wiertzmuseum (NL)

7. Grande mosquée de Bruxelles - Grote Moskee van Brussel

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The Great Mosque of Brussels is a Muslim place of worship located in the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels. Built in 1897 as an exhibition attraction, it was transformed into a Muslim place of worship in 1978 by Saudi Arabia, which managed it for forty years. Since April 2019, it has been headed by the Executive of Muslims of Belgium, close to the Moroccan administration. It is no longer the most important mosque in Brussels, neither in area, nor in number of faithful, nor in influence.

Wikipedia: Grande mosquée de Bruxelles (FR)

8. Autoworld Museum

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Autoworld is a museum of vintage cars in Brussels, Belgium. It is located in the South Hall of the Parc du Cinquantenaire/Jubelpark, and displays a large and varied collection of over 250 European and American automobiles from the late 19th century to the 1990s. It is notable for its collections of early and Belgian-produced vehicles, including Minervas and several limousines belonging to the Belgian Royal Family.

Wikipedia: Autoworld (museum) (EN)

9. Monument aux pionniers belges au Congo - Monument voor de Belgische pioniers in Congo

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The Monument to the Belgian Pioneers in Congo is a monument in the Parc du Cinquantenaire/Jubelpark in Brussels, Belgium. It was designed by the sculptor Thomas Vinçotte and honours the Belgian efforts in the former Belgian Congo. Partly due to the proximity of the Great Mosque of Brussels, an inscription regarding the Arab slave trade is the subject of ongoing controversy.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Belgian Pioneers in Congo (EN)

10. Musée de la Porte de Hal - Hallepoort Museum

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The Halle Gate is a former medieval city gate and the last vestige of the second walls of Brussels, Belgium. Built between 1381 and 1383, it was heavily restored in the 19th century in its current neo-Gothic style by the architect Henri Beyaert. It is now a museum dedicated to the medieval City of Brussels, part of the Royal Museums of Art and History (RMAH).

Wikipedia: Halle Gate (EN)

11. Archs of the Cinquantenaire

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The Cinquantenaire Arcade is a memorial arcade in the centre of the Parc du Cinquantenaire/Jubelpark in Brussels, Belgium. The centrepiece is a monumental triple arch known as the Cinquantenaire Arch. It is topped by a bronze quadriga sculptural group with a female charioteer, representing the Province of Brabant personified raising the national flag.

Wikipedia: Arcade du Cinquantenaire (EN)

12. Monument au Travail - Monument aan de Arbeid

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The Working Monument in Brussels is located in Laeken District, north of grand bassin Vergote, at the Yacht Marina. Built by architect Mario Knohl in 1930, the monument consists of five bronze sculptures and four high reliefs by sculptor Constantine Meunier (1831-1905), a project Meunier has been working on since the 1890s and later completed.

Wikipedia: Monument au Travail (FR)

13. Palais des Académies - Academiënpaleis

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The Academy Palace or Palace of the Academies is a neoclassical palace in Brussels, Belgium. It was originally built between 1823 and 1828 for Prince William II of Orange. Today, it houses five Belgian academies including the Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium (RASAB). In English, it is also often called the Academy House.

Wikipedia: Academy Palace (EN)

14. Hôtel Errera - Errerahuis

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The Hotel Errera or the Errera House (French: Hôtel Errera) is a building on the corner of rue Baron Horta and rue Royale in the Belgian capital Brussels. It is located near the Parc de Bruxelles, diagonally opposite the Royal Palace of Brussels, and adjacent to the Centre for Fine Arts. It is a city palace built between 1779 and 1782.

Wikipedia: Hotel Errera (NL)

15. Jardin de la Vallée du Maelbeek - Maalbeekdaltuin

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The Jardin de la vallée du Maelbeek (French) or Maalbeekdaltuin (Dutch) is a small green space on the corner of the Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat and the Chaussée d'Etterbeek/Etterbeeksesteenweg at the heart of the European Quarter of Brussels, Belgium. It was inaugurated on 13 May 1951.

Wikipedia: Jardin du Maelbeek (EN)

16. Signaal van Zellik

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The Signal of Zellik is a sculpture by the Belgian architect and sculptor Jacques Moeschal. The Signal of Zellik is located on the central reservation of the E40 Brussels-Ostend motorway at the junction with the ring around Brussels in Groot-Bijgaarden.

Wikipedia: Signaal van Zellik (NL)

17. Square Frère-Orban - Frère-Orbansquare

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Frßre-orbanssquare is a square and park located at leopoldswijk in Bussel. It covers 75 acres and is named after Belgian politician and Prime Minister Valcievre Orban. At first it was called sint-jozefplein.

Wikipedia: Frère-Orbansquare (NL)

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