7 Sights in Namur, Belgium (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Namur, 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 7 sights are available in Namur, Belgium.

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1. Le Beffroi

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The belfry of Namur, also called the Tour Saint-Jacques, is an historical building of the city of Namur, Belgium. The tower, constructed in 1388 as part of the city wall, became a belfry in 1746. It is one of the 56 belfries of Belgium and France classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of their importance as a representation of civic architecture in Europe and their testimony to the rising and influence of the city.

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2. Citadelle de Namur

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The Citadel or Castle of Namur is a fortress in the Walloon capital city of Namur, at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers. It is originally from the Roman era, but has been rebuilt several times. Its current form was designed by Menno van Coehoorn, and improved upon by Vauban after the siege of 1692. It has been classified as a Wallonia Major Heritage site. Its highest point sits at 190m.

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3. Cathédrale Saint-Aubain

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St Aubin's Cathedral, Namur, Wallonia, the only cathedral in Belgium in academic Late Baroque style. It was the only church built in the Low Countries as a cathedral after 1559, when most of the dioceses of the Netherlands were reorganized. It is classified as part of Wallonia's Major Heritage by the Walloon Region.

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4. Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church is a Catholic building located in the historical center of Namur. It was built in the 13th century and restored in 1547, 1616 and most recently 1890. Today, the church serves the Catholic diocese community of St. Jean-Baptiste-St. Lupu.

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5. Musée des Arts Décoratifs

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The Groesbeeck-de Croix hotel, which houses the Namur Decorative Arts Museum, is a classified building located in the city of Namur in Belgium, built in the 13th century and refurbished in the middle of the 18th century by the architect Jean-Baptiste Chermanne.

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6. Parc Louise Marie

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Louise-Marie Park is a green space in Namur, Belgium. Named after Louise-Marie de Orleans, the wife of Leopold I and the first Queen of Belgium, there is a street called "Notre Dame Wall" on the southeast side of the park, which is reminiscent of its origin.

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7. Halle al'Chair

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The Al'Chair hall, located in the Belgian city of Namur, is a historic Renaissance Mosan style building built in the 16th century. Originally built for the corporation of butchers, it now houses the Archaeological Museum of Namur.

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