6 Sights in Ganshoren, Belgium (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Ganshoren, 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 6 sights are available in Ganshoren, Belgium.

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1. Musée René Magritte - René Magritte Museum

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The René Magritte Museum - Museum of Abstract Art is a Brussels museum in the house that the surrealist painter occupied for 24 years, located in Jette. The museum is located at 135 rue Esseghem, in the house where René Magritte lived from 1930 to 1954 and created several of his masterpieces. The museum collection includes paintings, gouaches and drawings by the artist, parts of the original Magritte furniture, photographs and other documents on the life of the artist. This collection was collected by the art promoter André Garitte, who bought the house, made it renovate and opened it to the public in June 1999.

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2. Le Penseur

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The Thinker is a bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin, usually placed on a stone pedestal. The work depicts a nude male figure of heroic size sitting on a rock. He is seen leaning over, his right elbow placed on his left thigh, holding the weight of his chin on the back of his right hand. The pose is one of deep thought and contemplation, and the statue is often used as an image to represent philosophy.

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3. Château de Laeken - Kasteel Van Laken

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The Palace of Laeken or Castle of Laeken is the official residence of the King of the Belgians and the Belgian Royal Family. It lies in the Brussels-Capital Region, 5 km (3 mi) north of the city centre, in Laeken, and sits in a large private park called the Royal Domain of Laeken.

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4. Église Saint-Nicolas - Sint-Niklaaskerk

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Église Saint-Nicolas - Sint-Niklaaskerk Grentidez / Public domain

The old Saint-Nicolas church of Neder-Over-Heembeek was the church of the Haut Village (Over-Heembeek), a village then to the north, and outside the limits of the city of Brussels, located on the edge of the Homonym Ruisseau which flows a little further into the Senne.

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5. Musée d'Art Abstrait - Museum voor Abstracte Kunst

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The Museum of Abstract Art (MAK) is located in Jette in the Brussels -Capital Region and is a reference for Belgian abstract art. The collection consists of painting of the 20th century and sculpture of the 20th century, photos, models and applied art.

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6. Église Notre-Dame de Laeken - Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk van Laken

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The Church of Our Lady of Laeken is a neo-Gothic Roman Catholic church in Laeken, Brussels, Belgium. It was originally built in memory of Queen Louise-Marie, wife of King Leopold I to the design of architect Joseph Poelaert.

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