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


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Explore interesting sights in Mons, 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 8 sights are available in Mons, Belgium.

Sightseeing Tours in Mons

1. Beffroi

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The Belfry of Mons is one of the more recent among the belfries of Belgium and France. At a height of 87 metres (285 ft), it dominates the city of Mons, Belgium, which is itself constructed on a hill. 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.

Wikipedia: Belfry of Mons (EN), Website, Heritage Website

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.

Wikipedia: Mundaneum (EN), Website

3. Église Sainte-Élisabeth

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The Church of St. Elisabeth is a religious building located on Rue de Nimy, about a hundred meters from the Grand-Place in Mons, Belgium. A chapel built in the 14th century gave way to a Gothic building in the 16th century, then a Baroque one in the 18th century. Closed during the French Revolution, it became a Catholic parish again in 1803.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Élisabeth de Mons (FR), Heritage Website

4. Chapel of Saint Callixtus

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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.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Calixte de Mons (FR), Heritage Website

5. Parc du Château

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The remains of the castle enclosure of the former castle of Mons are the remains of fortifications erected towards the end of the twelfth century and located in the centre of the city of Mons in the province of Hainaut (Belgium). They surround the park of the Castle.

Wikipedia: Enceinte castrale de l'ancien château comtal de Mons (FR)

6. Hôtel de Ville de Mons

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The town hall of Mons is a public building located in the city of Mons, in the province of Hainaut (Belgium). Classified as a monument on March 30, 1936, he appeared since 2009 on the exceptional heritage list of the Walloon Region.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de ville de Mons (FR), Heritage Website

7. Collégiale Sainte-Waudru

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

Wikipedia: Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church (EN), Heritage Website

8. Musée du Chanoine Puissant

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The powerful canon museum comes from the powerful canon Edmond canon collection which bequeathed its collection to the city of Mons in 1933. This gift was made up of a collection of objects and two buildings.

Wikipedia: Musée Chanoine Puissant (FR)


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