39 Sights in Liège, Belgium (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Liège, 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 39 sights are available in Liège, Belgium.

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1. Citadel of Liège

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The Citadel of Liège was the central fortification of the strategic Belgian city of Liège, Wallonia until the end of the 19th century. It is located in the Sainte-Walburge neighborhood, 111 metres (364 ft) above the Meuse valley. The first citadel was built on the heights overlooking the city in 1255. It was rebuilt in a pentagonal shape by Prince-Bishop Maximilian Henry of Bavaria in 1650. This fortress was destroyed by France shortly afterwards, then rebuilt in 1684. During the Napoleonic Wars it was given five bastions in the style of Vauban. By the late 19th century the citadel had become obsolete as a fort, replaced by the twelve forts of the Fortified Position of Liège, though it continued in use as a barracks and as a command post for the Fortified Position, contributing to the country's National Redoubt. In the 1970s the citadel was largely destroyed by the construction of a hospital on the site. The southern walls remain. An area on the north side is a memorial to Belgians executed in the citadel by German occupiers in World Wars I and II, while 20th-century bunkers remain on the south side.

Wikipedia: Citadel of Liège (EN)

2. Attaque du 29 mai 2018

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On 29 May 2018, Benjamin Herman, a prisoner on temporary leave from prison, stabbed two female police officers, took their guns, shot and killed them and a civilian in Liège, Belgium. The gunman took a woman hostage before he was killed by police. The attacker had since 2017 been suspected of having been radicalised in prison after converting to Islam, and was reported to be part of the entourage of a prison Islamist recruiter. The method of the attack was said by investigators to match and be specifically encouraged by the Islamic State which claimed the attack. Prosecutors say they are treating the attacks as "terrorist murder". The attack is treated as "jihadist terrorism" by Europol.

Wikipedia: 2018 Liège attack (EN)

3. Collégiale Saint-Barthélemy

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Collégiale Saint-Barthélemy Jacques Renier / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Collegiate Church of St. Bartholomew is an historical building in Liège, Belgium. Founded outside the city walls, it was built in coal sandstone, starting in the late 11th century and lasting until the late 12th century. It underwent, like most ancient religious buildings, modifications through the centuries. Nevertheless, the Meuse Romanesque—Ottonian architecture character of its architecture remained deeply rooted. The 18th century saw the addition of two more aisles, the opening of a neoclassical portal in the walls of the westwork, and the French Baroque redecoration of the interior. The interior of the western section has recently been restored back to the original style.

Wikipedia: Collegiate Church of Saint Bartholomew (EN)

4. La Boverie

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La Boverie is a museum in the city of Liège in Belgium. It opened in May 2016. It is housed in the former Palais des beaux-arts de Liège, built in the Parc de la Boverie for the Liège International in 1905. The building previously housed the prints and drawings collections (1952-1980) of the city's Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Walloon art collections of the city's Académie royale des beaux-arts (1970s-1980), before becoming the Musée d'art moderne from 1980 to 2011. MMAC was merged with the prints, drawings and Walloon collections in 2011 to form a new single collection known as the 'musée des Beaux-Arts'.

Wikipedia: La Boverie (EN)

5. Passage Lemonnier

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The passage de Lemonnier is a covered passage in the center of Liège in Belgium that houses shops of all types. It connects the Vinâve d'Île to the rue de l'Université and is crossed, in its center, by the rue Lulay-des-Fèbvres. Built between 1836 and 1838 by architects Louis-Désiré Lemonnier and Henri-Victor Beaulieu, the Passage Lemonnier, whose name was chosen by lot between the two master builders, is the oldest covered commercial passage in Belgium; it precedes by eight years the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert of the architect Jean-Pierre Cluysenaar inaugurated in Brussels in 1847.

Wikipedia: Passage Lemonnier (FR)

6. Basilique Saint-Martin

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Basilique Saint-Martin Original uploader was Manu25 at fr.wikipedia / CC BY-SA 1.0

St Martin's Basilica in Liège, is a Roman Catholic church situated on the Publémont hill in the city centre. It was initially built as a Romanesque structure in the 10th century, which in 1246 held the first celebration of an annual 'Fête-Dieu', the festival later known as Corpus Christi. This structure was replaced by a Gothic building in the 16th century. Up until the Liège Revolution it was one of the seven collegiate churches of Liège. In 1886 it was promoted to the rank of minor basilica.

Wikipedia: St Martin's Basilica, Liège (EN)

7. Église Saint-Lambert

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Église Saint-Lambert toctoc69 / CC BY-SA 3.0

St. Lambert's Church in Grivegn é e, a religious building in Liege, Belgium, was used for Catholic worship until 2015 and for Protestant worship since 2017. The neo-Gothic style, built in the late 19th century as part of the former flat-round missionary monastery, is no longer in existence. It is the largest Catholic parish church in the Griveney area. It is located on Beauty-Mur Street in Bonne-Femme District, at the foot of the mountain at Fort Chartreuse.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Lambert de Grivegnée (FR)

8. Collégiale Sainte-Croix

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Holy Cross Church is a church in Liège, Belgium, located on place Verte in the corner of rue Sainte-Croix and rue Haute-Sauvenière. It was founded between 976 and 986 by bishop Notger and held the original St Hubert's Key, previously in the treasury of St Peter's Church. Previously a collegiate church, its chapter of secular canons was suppressed in 1797 following the Liège Revolution. The church itself was handed back for use as a worship space in 1802.

Wikipedia: Holy Cross Church, Liège (EN)

9. Musée Wittert

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Musée Wittert Jean-Michel Bourdoux / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Witt Museum is the art museum of Liege University, with a collection of more than 60,000 works of different kinds. Located in one of the oldest flanks of the university, Place du 20-Aouts in Liege, it was renamed and renovated in 2018. A new logo has been installed and the exhibition space has been overhauled to alternate between a semi-permanent and temporary exhibition on "The Wonders and Rare of the Art Collection of the University of Liege".

Wikipedia: Musée Wittert (FR)

10. Dieudonné Lambrecht

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Dieudonn é Lambrecht, born on May 4, 1882 in the Thier-à-Lißge district of Liege, shot dead by the Germans in Chartreuse de Lißge on April 18, 1916, was an intelligence officer during the First World War. He is the founder and leader of the Allied intelligence network Lambrecht, which will be taken over by Walthßre Dew é. The White Lady network was restarted under Clarence's name during the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Dieudonné Lambrecht (FR)

11. Église de l'abbaye de la Paix Notre-Dame

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The Abbaye de la Paix Notre-Dame de Liège is a Benedictine abbey in Liège founded in 1627 and located at 52-54 Boulevard d'Avroy. The founding nuns of the Benedictine Congregation of Peace of Our Lady came from Namur. The establishment continued beyond a 45-year hiatus following the French Revolution. The abbey was built according to the plans of an original Mons nun, Antoinette Desmoulins, from 1686 to 1690.

Wikipedia: Abbaye de la Paix Notre-Dame de Liège (FR)

12. Maison Piot

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The Piot House, also known in the neighborhood as the Masonic House, is undoubtedly one of the most successful achievements of Liege's art nouveau style. It is the work of architect Victor Rogist, one of the best representatives of Liege Art Nouveau, and the work of Henri Piot, the manager of the machinery factory. These sculptures were created by Oscar Birchmans.

Wikipedia: Maison Piot (FR)

13. Musée des Transports en commun de Wallonie

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The Museum of Public Transport of Wallonia is a museum where various trams, trolleybuses and buses, past and present, are exhibited to the public. The vehicles on display have been driven in the Belgian province of Liège. Trams of the Aachen transport company also ran in Belgium after the First World War, after the annexation of the German area around Eupen.

Wikipedia: Museum voor het Openbaar Vervoer van Wallonië (NL)

14. Opéra Royal de Wallonie

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The Opéra royal de Wallonie is a Belgian Opera house located on the Place de l'Opéra, in Liège, Belgium. Together with La Monnaie and the Vlaamse Opera, the Opéra royal, as it is colloquially known, is one of the three major opera houses in Belgium. From the beginning, the institution occupied the Théâtre royal in Liège, a building loaned by the city.

Wikipedia: Opéra Royal de Wallonie (EN)

15. Maison Comblen

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Maison Comblen is an art nouveau house in Liège, Belgium. It is not in itself a complete art nouveau construction but the transformation of a neo-classical style dwelling into an art nouveau building. It is considered one of the most beautiful art nouveau achievements in Liège both for its façade and for its interior articulated under a skylight.

Wikipedia: Maison Comblen (FR)

16. Église Saint-Servais

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The Church of Saint-Servais is a Roman Catholic church located on Rue Fond Saint-Servais in the Pierreuse district near the Liège-Saint-Lambert railway station in Liège, Belgium. The first church is said to have been founded in the tenth century. Several times rebuilt and modified over the centuries it is one of the oldest churches in the city.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Servais de Liège (FR)

17. Église Saint-Jacques

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St James's Church is a church dedicated to James the Less in the Belgian city of Liège, founded in 1015 by bishop Baldrick II as the church for a Benedictine abbey. On the demolition of St Peter's Church it became one of the seven collegiate churches in the city. Its chapter was abolished in 1801 and the church converted into a parish church.

Wikipedia: St James's Church, Liège (EN)

18. Église Saint-Pholien

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The Church of Saint-Pholien is a Roman Catholic church in the Outremeuse district of Liège, Belgium, at the eastern end of the Boulevard de la Constitution. A first church of the twelfth century is rebuilt several times. The current building dates from 1914. The church is placed under the patronage of Saint Feuillen de Fosses.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pholien de Liège (FR)

19. Chapelle des Filles de la Croix

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Capucines Monastery, located outside Liege Castle, was built in 1626 at the corner of Champion's cul-de-sac. The Abbey Church was built in 1646. It was sold to the Revolution, and after becoming private property, it was occupied by the daughters of the cross. It is currently a normal school and Mary Trace's secondary school.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Capucines de Liège (FR)

20. Aquarium & Museum

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The Maison de la science is a museum of the University of Liège, established in Liège, Belgium, offering a series of demonstrations, automated showcases whose purpose is to discover science while having fun. It concretely highlights the applications of discoveries made in biology, chemistry and physics.

Wikipedia: Maison de la science (FR)

21. Église Sainte-Walburge

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The Church of Sainte-Walburge is a Roman Catholic church located in the Sainte-Walburge district of the city of Liège, Belgium. The church, built in 1879, is the second building succeeding an old chapel of sickness erected in the fourteenth century. It is the place of worship of the Catholic parish.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Walburge de Liège (FR)

22. Parc de la Boverie

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The Boverie Park is a park in the city of Liège located between the Meuse and the derivation in the administrative district of Outremuse. It is connected to the Quai Mativa by the Mativa bridge, spanning the derivation, and to the Quai de Rome by the La Boutere la Belle Liégeoise beyond the Meuse.

Wikipedia: Parc de la Boverie (FR)

23. Mémorial Albert Ier

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The Albert I Memorial stands at the tip of Monsin Island which separates the Meuse from the Albert Canal downstream of Liège. It was inaugurated by Leopold III in August 1939 in memory of Albert I, who had himself inaugurated the work of the canal on 31 May 1930. The architect is Joseph Moutschen.

Wikipedia: Mémorial du canal Albert 1er à Liège (FR)

24. Église du Sacré-Cœur et Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes

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Sacred Heart Church and Notre Dame Cathedral of Lourdes are located in Liege Heights, Coyne District. It is part of the Inter-Allied Monument. It is often called a cathedral, but it has never been awarded this title. This popular confusion must be due to its majestic momentum and unusual style.

Wikipedia: Église du Sacré-Cœur et Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes (FR)

25. Monument Interallié

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Monument Interallié Photographer: Mosbatho / CC BY 4.0

The Inter-Allied Memorial is a memorial built after the First World War in Liège, Belgium. The memorial consists of the Church of the Sacred Heart as a religious building and a tower as a monument civil. Il commemorates the participation of the Allies in the First World War.

Wikipedia: Mémorial Interallié (FR)

26. Parc de Cointe

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Parc de Cointe Original téléversé par Alan4630 sur Wikipédia français. / CC BY-SA 2.0 be

The Parc communal de Cointe is a public park in Liège, located in the administrative district of Cointe. The park is divided into 3 zones; the sports and games plain, the landscaped park between the plain and the boulevard Kleyer and the wooded area below this boulevard.

Wikipedia: Parc communal de Cointe (FR)

27. Maison du Léopard

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The Leopard House dating from the fifteenth century is one of the oldest half-timbered civil buildings preserved almost entirely in Wallonia. Located in Liège in Belgium, it is enclosed between Féronstrée and Rue des Airs, a few dozen meters from the Place du Marché.

Wikipedia: Maison du Léopard (Liège) (FR)

28. Église du Saint-Sacrement

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The Church of the Blessed Sacrament is a Roman Catholic church in Liège, Belgium. Consecrated in 1527 and rebuilt by Jacques-Barthélemy Renoz in 1750, it was part of the Augustinian convent before its suppression after the French Revolution on September 1, 1796.

Wikipedia: Église du Saint-Sacrement de Liège (FR)

29. Église Sainte-Véronique

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The Church of Sainte-Véronique is a Roman Catholic church in Liège, Belgium. Located Place Sainte-Véronique in the Avroy district, the current church was built in 1848, replacing a seventeenth-century building whose foundations date back to the Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Véronique de Liège (FR)

30. Archéoforum

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The Archéoforum is an archaeological museum on place Saint-Lambert in Liège in Belgium. It is centered on the ruins of Saint Lambert's Cathedral and also includes the remains of a Gallo-Roman villa as well as displaying objects from the Mesolithic onward.

Wikipedia: Archéoforum (EN)

31. Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Immaculée-Conception

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The Church of Immaculate Conception of Our Lady, also known as the Redeemer's Church, Carmel's Church and St. Gerard's Church, is a 17th century baroque church located in the outer area of Liege Castle. That's the church of the former Carmel monastery.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Immaculée-Conception de Liège (FR)

32. Athénée Léonie de Waha

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The Athénée Léonie de Waha is a secondary school located in the center of the city of Liège, on the boulevard d'Avroy. Organised by the City of Liège, the school is part of the Liège municipal education and the public network Official Education.

Wikipedia: Athénée Léonie de Waha (FR)

33. Chapelle Saint-Roch

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Saint-Roch en Volißre Chapel is a Catholic religious building built in 1558 and is the site of the cellites Brothers Monastery in Liege. The chapel was renovated, and the relics of St. Roque and St. Alexis were placed in 1682 and 1685 respectively.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Roch en Volière (FR)

34. Palais Provincial

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The Palace of the Prince-Bishops is a historic building situated on the Place Saint-Lambert in the centre of Liège, Belgium. It was the residence of former Prince-Bishops of Liège. It once faced the monumental Cathedral of Saint Lambert.

Wikipedia: Prince-Bishops' Palace (Liège) (EN)

35. Maison Mozin

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Maison Mozin is a single-family dwelling house located at 402, rue de Campine, in the district of Sainte-Walburge, in Liège and built from 1957 to 1958. His client, Jules Mozin, is also the architect, who designed his personal house.

Wikipedia: Maison Mozin (FR)

36. Jardin botanique

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Liege Botanical Garden is the former botanical garden of Liege University in Belgium. Its park is not far from the city center, providing a green environment for local residents. There are some rare tree species from all continents.

Wikipedia: Jardin botanique de Liège (FR)

37. Jardins Jean-Bernard Lejeune

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The Jean-Bernard Lejeune Garden is a garden in the city of Liège, Belgium laid out in the early 1970s. Crossed by Rue Louvrex, it is located not far from the city centre, above a tunnel used as an exit to the A602-E25 motorway.

Wikipedia: Jardin Jean-Bernard Lejeune (FR)

38. Église Saint-André

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St. Andrei's Church is a church in Liege. From the 14th century until the French Revolution, St. Gangulfi Church was the commander's church of the Teutonic Order, where the old rushes commander of Alden-Bitzen lived.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-André de Liège (FR)

39. Église Saint-Remacle-au-Pont

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The church of Saint-Remacle-au-Pont, located in the district of Amercœur, is one of the oldest parish churches in Liège. It was named to distinguish it from Saint-Remacle-au-Mont, located near Saint-Martin.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Remacle-au-Pont de Liège (FR)

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