Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #6 in Brussels, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 9.6 km
Ascend 144 m
Descend 211 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: Monument Odilon-Jean Périer

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The Odilon-Jean Périer monument, also known as the Poet's Fountain, is a monument made of reconstituted stone, enhanced with bronze, placed in 1949 and designed by the architects Maurice Houyoux and Joseph Diongre.

Wikipedia: Monument Odilon-Jean Périer (FR)

415 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Théâtre de Poche

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The pocket theater is a theatrical institution founded in Brussels in 1951 by Roger Domani (1926-1997) and Roland Ravez (1930-2017). It has been installed at the entrance to the Bois de la Cambre since 1966. First experimental by its texts and its forms, the pocket theater focused in the 1990s on a theater devoted to social issues.

Wikipedia: Théâtre de Poche (Bruxelles) (FR), Website

552 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Negro marrons surprised by dogs

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Runaway Black Slaves Surprised by Dogs is a sculpture group by Louis Samain. The plaster version from 1869 is in the Palais de Justice and the marble version from 1894 on Avenue Louise in Brussels.

Wikipedia: Weggelopen zwarte slaven verrast door honden (NL)

634 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Phoenix 44

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Phoenix 44

Phénix 44 is a work by Olivier Strebelle, located on Avenue Louise in Brussels. This work was created to commemorate the liberation of Brussels in 1944 by the British.

Wikipedia: Phénix 44 (FR)

125 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Jardin du Roi - Koningstuin

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The King's Garden is a public garden located in Brussels, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Jardin du Roi (Bruxelles) (FR)

544 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Musée Meunier Museum

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The Meunier Museum, in Ixelles, is housed in Constantin Meunier’s studio house (1831-1905), bought by the State in 1936 with all the works it housed, and is entirely dedicated to it.

Wikipedia: Musée Meunier (FR), Website

443 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Saint Andrew's Church

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St Andrew's Church in Brussels (Ixelles) is a congregation in membership of both the Church of Scotland and the United Protestant Church in Belgium (EPUB/VPKB) Services are conducted in English. The congregation's mission statement is "We aspire to follow Jesus in bringing the knowledge of God's love to all".

Wikipedia: St Andrew's Church, Brussels (EN)

392 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Armenian Genocide memorial of Brussels

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The Ixelles Armenian Genocide Monument is a khachkar monument commemorating the Armenian Genocide in Ixelles, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Monument au génocide arménien d'Ixelles (FR)

848 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: Église Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Boodschapkerk

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Église Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Boodschapkerk Alfred de Ville de Goyet / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Church of Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation is a religious building located in the heart of the Berkendael district of the municipality of Ixelles, Brussels. It was built at the beginning of the twentieth century, as a place of worship for a new Catholic parish for a rapidly developing neighborhood. The church is in a neo-Romanesque style tinged with Art Deco influences, built according to the plans of the architect Camille Damman.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation d'Ixelles (FR)

1046 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 10: Parc Montjoie - Montjoiepark

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Montjoie Park is a public park in Uccle in the Brussels-Capital Region.

Wikipedia: Montjoiepark (NL)

753 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 11: Garden Van Buuren

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Designed by Jules Buyssens and René Pechère, the Van Buuren Garden surrounds the Alice and David van Buuren Museum in Uccle, a municipality in Brussels, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Jardin Van Buuren (FR)

0 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 12: Van Buuren Museum & Garden

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The Van Buuren Museum & Gardens are a former private house with extensive gardens, now a museum and park in Uccle, a municipality of Brussels, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Museum David and Alice van Buuren (EN), Website

1013 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 13: Église Sacré-Cœur - Heilig Hartkerk

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The Church of the Sacred Heart is a church building in the municipality of Uccle, Belgium, in the Brussels-Capital Region. The church is located on the Vanderkinderestraat in the De Kat district in the north of the municipality of Uccle.

Wikipedia: Heilig Hartkerk (Ukkel) (NL)

1118 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 14: Au Vieux Spijtigen Duivel

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Au vieux spijtigen duivel or Au vieux spytigen duivel, nicknamed the Old Spijt by the people of Brussels, is a brasserie-restaurant located in Uccle and whose existence has been attested since the eighteenth century. Legend has it as far back as 1500. This makes it one of the oldest establishments in the Brussels region. Since 2010, the building has been listed.

Wikipedia: Au vieux spijtigen duivel (FR), Website

1741 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 15: Église Saint-Denis - Sint-Denijskerk

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Église Saint-Denis - Sint-Denijskerk De gemeente van Vorst / CC BY-SA 4.0

The church of Saint-Denis, in Forest, near Brussels, is a religious building whose oldest foundations date back to the twelfth century. The current building, incorporating the sanctuary dedicated to Saint Alene dates in its broad outlines from the thirteenth century. Saint-Denis is a parish church in the commune of Forest. In 1936 it was classified as a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Denis de Forest (FR)


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