Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Brussels, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 8.1 km
Ascend 144 m
Descend 191 m

Explore Brussels in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in BrusselsIndividual Sights in Brussels

Sight 1: Église du Sacré-Cœur

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The Church of the Sacred Heart is a neo-Romanesque Catholic church building located at 19 rue Le Correggio in the municipality of Brussels, Belgium. It was built from 1954 to 1956.

Wikipedia: Église du Sacré-Cœur (Bruxelles-ville) (FR)

784 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Jardin de la Vallée du Maelbeek - Maalbeekdaltuin

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The Jardin de la vallée du Maelbeek (French) or Maalbeekdaltuin (Dutch) is a small green space on the corner of the Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat and the Chaussée d'Etterbeek/Etterbeeksesteenweg at the heart of the European Quarter of Brussels, Belgium. It was inaugurated on 13 May 1951.

Wikipedia: Jardin du Maelbeek (EN)

522 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: House of European History

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The House of European History (HEH) is a history museum and cultural institution in Brussels, Belgium, focusing on the recent history of Europe. It is an initiative by the European Parliament, and was proposed in 2007 by the Parliament's then-president, Hans-Gert Pöttering; it opened on 6 May 2017.

Wikipedia: House of European History (EN)

880 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: Square Frère-Orban - Frère-Orbansquare

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Square Frère-Orban is a square and park in the Leopold Quarter in Brussels. It covers an area of 75 ares and is named after the Belgian politician and Prime Minister Walthère Frère-Orban. Initially, it was called St. Joseph's Square.

Wikipedia: Frère-Orbansquare (NL)

585 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Palais des Académies - Academiënpaleis

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Palais des Académies - Academiënpaleis

The Academy Palace or Palace of the Academies is a neoclassical palace in Brussels, Belgium. It was originally built between 1823 and 1828 for Prince William II of Orange. Nowadays, it houses five Belgian academies including the Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium (RASAB). In English, it is also often called the Academy House.

Wikipedia: Academy Palace (EN), Heritage Website

488 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Musée BELvue - BELvue Museum

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The BELvue Museum is a museum in the Royal Quarter of Brussels, Belgium, focusing on the history of Belgium. It is managed by the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF).

Wikipedia: BELvue Museum (EN), Website

139 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Coudenberg

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The Palace of Coudenberg was a royal residence situated on the Coudenberg or Koudenberg, a small hill in what is today the Royal Quarter of Brussels, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Palace of Coudenberg (EN)

75 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Musical Instruments Museum

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The Museum of Musical Instruments in Brussels, the MIM, founded in 1877, is one of the most important museums of musical instruments in the world. Its collections number more than eight thousand instruments, of which more than one thousand two hundred are on display in the museum's halls.

Wikipedia: Musée des instruments de musique de Bruxelles (FR), Website

282 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Hôtel Errera - Errerahuis

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The Hotel Errera or the Errera House is a structure on the corner of Rue Baron Horta and Rue Royale in Brussels, Belgium. It is located at the level of the Parc de Bruxelles, diagonally opposite the Royal Palace of Brussels, and adjacent to the Centre for Fine Arts. It is a city palace built between 1779 and 1782.

Wikipedia: Hotel Errera (NL), Heritage Website

560 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: La Madeleine

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La Madeleine

The Magdalena Hall is a concert hall in the Rue Duquesnoy in Brussels.

Wikipedia: Magdalenazaal (Brussel) (NL), Website

510 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Museum of Erotics and Mythology

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The Museum of Eroticism and Mythology, or MEM, is a private museum dedicated to erotic art. Located in an eighteenth-century patrician house, in the historic Sablon district of Brussels.

Wikipedia: Musée de l'érotisme et de la mythologie (Bruxelles) (FR), Website

237 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Jewish Museum of Belgium

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The Jewish Museum of Belgium is a museum in central Brussels, Belgium, focusing on the history of the Jews in Belgium. It is located at 21, rue des Minimes/Minimenstraat in the Sablon/Zavel district of Brussels. This site is served by the bus stop Grand Sablon/Grote Zavel.

Wikipedia: Jewish Museum of Belgium (EN), Website

385 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Great Synagogue of Europe

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Great Synagogue of Europe

The great synagogue of Brussels, located 32 rue de la Régence, is the seat of the Central Israelite Consistory of Belgium (CCIB). It is the nerve center of Belgian Judaism.

Wikipedia: Grande synagogue de Bruxelles (FR)

810 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 14: Cathedral Church of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker

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The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker is the oldest Russian Orthodox Church in Belgium.

Wikipedia: Kathedrale kerk van Sint-Nicolaas de Wonderdoener (NL), Website

1214 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 15: Parc de la Porte de Hal - Hallepoortpark

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The Halle Gate Park is a small public district park in Brussels, situated at the Halle Gate between the two directions of the Brussels inner ring road. The park covers an area of 3.2 hectares. The park is located in the extreme south of the part of the city of Brussels within the Pentagon, and borders the territory of the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles from southwestern to southeastern border. The park offers relaxation space but also has a transit function. It is a neighborhood park for the Marolles.

Wikipedia: Hallepoortpark (NL)

293 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 16: Musée du CPAS de Bruxelles - Museum van het OCMW van Brussel

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Musée du CPAS de Bruxelles - Museum van het OCMW van Brussel

The Museum of the Public Centre for Social Welfare of Brussels is a museum in the Marolles district. It is located high up in an administrative building and can only be visited about eight hours a week.

Wikipedia: Museum van het Openbaar Centrum voor Maatschappelijk Welzijn van Brussel (NL), Website

327 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: Église Notre-Dame Immaculée - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Onbevlekt-Ontvangenkerk

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The Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception is a church building in Brussels, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Onbevlekt-Ontvangenkerk (Brussel) (NL)


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