Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Brussels, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.8 km
Ascend 53 m
Descend 109 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: Hôtel Otlet - Huis Otlet

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The Hôtel Otlet is a historic town house in Brussels, Belgium. It was designed by the architect Octave van Rysselberghe for the jurist, bibliographer and entrepreneur Paul Otlet, and built between 1894 and 1898, in Art Nouveau style. This work marks the still cautious insertion of Van Rysselberghe into that style.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Otlet (EN)

1051 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: Maison Pelgrims - Pelgrimshuis

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The Pilgrim's House is a mansion in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles and is located at 69 rue Parma, next to the Pierre Paulus Park that used to belong to the house. The first floor of the building is an exhibition space, the second floor has housed the municipality's Culture Department since 2000. The programming of the municipal cultural facilities and the number of events in the public space are recorded in the Pilgrim's House. In the course of the year and during the school holidays, courses are also organised for children, in collaboration with the Compagnie des Neufs Lunes, among others.

Wikipedia: Pelgrimshuis (NL), Heritage Website

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Parc Pierre Paulus - Pierre Pauluspark

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The Pierre Paulus Park or Peter Paul of Parma Park is a public park in Saint-Gilles in the Brussels-Capital Region. The 1.2-hectare park is located between Rue Parma and Rue de la Monnaie and is managed by the municipality of Saint-Gilles The park is named after the Belgian expressionist painter Baron Pierre Paulus.

Wikipedia: Pierre Pauluspark (NL)

486 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Église Saint-Gilles - Sint-Gilliskerk

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Église Saint-Gilles - Sint-Gilliskerk

The Church of Saint-Gilles is a Catholic religious building located on the territory of the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles (Belgium) Built in an eclectic style in 1868, it is - successively - the third place of worship of the Catholic parish community.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Gilles de Bruxelles (FR)

1143 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 5: Parc de Forest - Park van Vorst

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Forest Park or Vorst Park is a public park located in and named after the municipality of Forest in Brussels, Belgium. It was designed by Victor Besme and occupies an area of 13 hectares.

Wikipedia: Forest Park, Brussels (EN)

1015 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 6: Wiels

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WIELS is a contemporary art centre in Forest, a municipality of Brussels, Belgium. The centre opened in 2007 in the former Blomme building, which belonged to the Wielemans-Ceuppens brewery. It has three exhibition platforms with a total exhibition space of 1,800 m2 (19,000 sq ft), an auditorium, studio workshops for artists-in-residence, and a café/foyer and bookshop in the former brewing hall.

Wikipedia: Wiels (EN), Website


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