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

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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 14 sights are available in Namur, Belgium.

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1. Belfry of Namur

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The Belfry of Namur, also called the Tour Saint-Jacques, is an historical building in 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.

Wikipedia: Belfry of Namur (EN)

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.

Wikipedia: Citadel of Namur (EN)

3. Église Saint-Joseph

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St. Joseph's Church is an ancient Catholic religious building in the heart of the Belgian town of Namur, dating back to the 17th century. Carmel Priest Abbey Church, which became St. Joseph's Parish when it reopened for worship in 1818. The church, which was closed for security reasons in 2008, reopened in 2018 after restoration to become the activity and cultural center of the city of Namur.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Joseph de Namur (FR)

4. Parlement wallon

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The Hospice Saint-Gilles is a hospital institution of medieval origin and rebuilt in the Renaissance, located on the banks of the Meuse, from the rue Notre-Dame, in Namur (Belgium). Built and opened as a hospital in the thirteenth century, it became and remained a hospice until 1965. Completely renovated, it has been the seat of the Parliament of Wallonia since 1998.

Wikipedia: Hospice Saint-Gilles (FR)

5. Espace Culturel d'Harscamp

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The church of Notre-Dame d'Harscamp, formerly Saints-Pierre-et-Paul, located rue Saint-Nicolas, in the heart of old Namur, is a Renaissance style church, built in 1750. Classified as a major heritage site in Wallonia in 1936, it was deconsecrated in 2004. The church is now used for its cultural activities under the name 'Harscamp Cultural Space'.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame d'Harscamp (FR)

6. 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.

Wikipedia: St Aubin's Cathedral (EN)

7. Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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The Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste is a Catholic religious building located in the historic heart of the city of Namur. Built in the thirteenth century it was restored in 1547, 1616 and, more recently, in 1890. The church is now at the service of the Catholic parish community of Saint-Jean-Baptiste-Saint-Loup.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Namur (FR)

8. Palais Provincial

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The Provincial Palace of Namur is a Renaissance building on Place Saint-Aubain in Namur, Belgium. Built as the episcopal palace of the diocese of Namur in the mid-eighteenth century it became, in 1814, the seat of government and administration of the province of Namur, which it still is today (2014).

Wikipedia: Palais provincial de Namur (FR)

9. Parc Louise Marie

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Louise-Marie Park is a green space in the Belgian city of Namur. Bearing the name of Louise-Marie d'Orléans, wife of Leopold I and first queen of the Belgians, the park is bordered, along its south-east side, by the street called Rempart de la Vierge, recalling its origin.

Wikipedia: Parc Louise-Marie (FR)

10. Arsenal

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The Arsenal de Namur is a 100-metre long building on the banks of the Sambre in Namur, Belgium. Built in the late seventeenth century, it serves as a university restaurant at the University of Namur. It is classified as a major heritage site in Wallonia.

Wikipedia: Arsenal de Namur (FR)

11. African museum of Namur

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Founded in 1912, the African Museum of Namur (MusAfrica) is a rich and surprising cultural institution of the Belgian museum landscape. It is currently closed for renovation and expansion. It is scheduled to reopen in 2024.

Wikipedia: Musée africain de Namur (FR)

12. Halle al'Chair

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Halle al 'Chair, located in the Belgian town of Namur, is a historic Mosan Renaissance building built in the 16th century. It was originally built for the Butcher Company and is now home to the Namur Archaeological Museum.

Wikipedia: Halle al'Chair (FR)

13. Église Saint-Loup

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The Church of Saint-Loup is a Roman Catholic church in the centre of Namur, Belgium. Baroque style, it was built in the seventeenth century as St. Ignatius' Church in the service of the Jesuit college adjoining it.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Loup de Namur (FR)

14. Musée des Arts Décoratifs

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The Grosbik-de Croix Hotel is home to the Namur Museum of Art, a listed building in the Belgian city of Namur, built in the 13th century and redecorated by architect Jean-Baptiste Cermann in the mid-18th century.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Groesbeeck - de Croix (FR)

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