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

Here you can find interesting sights in Mons, 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 Mons, Belgium.

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1. Beffroi

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The belfry of Mons is one of the more recent among the belfries of Belgium and France. This belfry, classified in Belgium since 15 January 1936, belongs to the major cultural patrimony of Wallonia. It was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List on 1 December 1999, for its unique architecture, civic importance, and testimony to the birth of municipal influence and power in the area. It is the only one in Belgium that is constructed in baroque style. At a height of 87 meters, it dominates the city of Mons, which is constructed on a hill itself.

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2. Mundaneum

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The Mundaneum was an institution which aimed to gather together all the world's knowledge and classify it according to a system called the Universal Decimal Classification. It was developed at the turn of the 20th century by Belgian lawyers Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine. The Mundaneum has been identified as a milestone in the history of data collection and management, and as a precursor to the Internet.

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3. Église Sainte-Élisabeth

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The Sainte-Élisabeth church is a religious building located on rue de Nimy, a hundred meters from the Grand-Place de Mons, in Belgium. A chapel built in the 14th century gave way to a Gothic building in the 16th, then baroque in the 18th century. Closed during the French revolutionary period she became a Catholic parish again in 1803.

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4. Chapelle Saint-Calixte

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The Saint-Calixte chapel is an old religious building (desecrated), built in the 11th century and altered in the 14th century, located in the historic center of the city of Mons in Belgium. Chapel of the castle of the counts of Hainaut. Today it is part of the Mons belfry site and remains visible in the form of guided tours.

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5. Collégiale Sainte-Waudru

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Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church is a Catholic parish church in Belgium, named in honour of Saint Waltrude of Mons. The church is a notable example of Gothic architecture, and is protected by the heritage register of Wallonia.

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6. Parc du Château

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The ruins of the walls of the former Earl of Mons Castle are the remains of fortifications built at the end of the 12th century, in the center of Mons town in Heinot province (Belgium). They surrounded the park of the castle.

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