11 Sights in Forest - Vorst, Belgium (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Forest - Vorst, 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 11 sights are available in Forest - Vorst, Belgium.List of cities in Belgium Sightseeing Tours in Forest - Vorst
1. Maison Pelgrims - Pelgrimshuis
The Pilgrim's House is a mansion in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles and is located at Parmastraat 69, next to the Pierre Paulus park that used to belong to the house. The first floor of the building is an exhibition space, the second floor has been home to the Culture Department of the municipality since 2000. The programming of the municipal cultural facilities and the number of events in the public space are recorded in the Pilgrim's House. In the course of the year and during the school holidays, internships are also organized for children, including in collaboration with the Compagnie des Neufs Lunes.
2. La Cambre Abbey
La Cambre Abbey or Ter Kameren Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey in the City of Brussels, Belgium. It is located in the Maelbeek valley between the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos and the Ixelles Ponds. The abbey church is a Catholic parish of the Archdiocese of Mechelen–Brussels and home to a community of Norbertine canons, while other parts of the monastery house the headquarters of the Belgian National Geographic Institute and La Cambre, a prestigious visual arts school.
Wiels is a contemporary art centre situated in Forest, in the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium in a former brewery. The centre opened in 2007. It has three exhibition platforms with a total exhibition space of 1,800 m2 (19,000 sq ft), an auditorium, studio workshops for artists-in-residence, and a café/foyer and bookshop in the former brewing hall. Wiels has no collection, instead putting on temporary exhibitions by national and international artists.
4. Église Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Boodschapkerk
The Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation is a religious building located in the heart of the Berkendael district of the municipality of Ixelles, Brussels. It was built in the early twentieth century, as a place of worship of a new Catholic parish for a neighborhood that was developing rapidly. The church is in neo-Romanesque style tinged with Art Deco influences, built on the plans of the architect Camille Damman.
Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation d'Ixelles (FR)
5. Abbaye de Forest - Abdij van Vorst
Forest Abbey or Vorst Abbey was a Benedictine abbey located in the Brussels municipality of Forest, Belgium. It was founded in 1105 and existed for nearly 700 years, until its partial destruction by fire in 1764. It was abolished in 1796. Only the abbey's 18th-century outbuildings have been preserved. They are now owned by the municipality and serve as a cultural centre.
6. Au Vieux Spijtigen Duivel
Au vieux spijtigen duivel or Au vieux spytigen duivel, nicknamed le Vieux Spijt by the people of Brussels, is a brasserie-restaurant located in Uccle and whose existence is attested since the eighteenth century. Legend, however, dates it back to the year 1500. This makes it one of the oldest establishments in the Brussels region. Since 2010, the building is listed.
7. Théâtre de Poche
The Théâtre de Poche is a theatrical institution founded in Brussels in 1951 by Roger Domani and Roland Ravez. It has been installed at the entrance of the Bois de la Cambre since 1966. Initially experimental in its texts and forms, the Théâtre de Poche began in the 1990s on a theatre dedicated to social issues.
8. Saint Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Church in Brussels (Ixelles) is a congregation in membership of both the Church of Scotland and the United Protestant Church in Belgium (EPUB/VPKB) Services are conducted in English. The congregation's mission statement is "We aspire to follow Jesus in bringing the knowledge of God's love to all".
9. Parc Tenbosch - Tenboschpark
Tenbosch Park, Tenbosch or Tenbos, is a public park in the municipality of Ixelles in Brussels, Belgium. Although relatively small with an area of 2 ha, it is an exquisitely landscaped park popular among local residents. It is surrounded by a wall and offers an unexpected oasis of calm in a busy district.
10. Église Saint-Gilles - Sint-Gilliskerk
The Saint -Gilles church is a Catholic religious building located on the territory of the Brussels commune of Saint -Gilles (Belgium) built in eclectic style in 1868 it is - successively - the third place of worship of the Catholic parish community.
11. Monument Odilon-Jean Périer
The Odilon-Jean Périer monument, also called Fontaine du Poète, is a reconstructed stone monument, enhanced with bronze, placed in 1949 and designed by architects Maurice Houyoux and Joseph Diongre.
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