Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Ixelles - Elsene, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 7.6 km
Ascend 126 m
Descend 196 m

Explore Ixelles - Elsene 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.

Individual Sights in Ixelles - Elsene

Sight 1: 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

1058 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

1112 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 3: Parc Brugmann - Brugmannpark

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

Wikipedia: Brugmannpark (NL)

579 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: 't Bieken

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Maison 't Bieken is an Art Nouveau building designed by architect Ernest Delune in Uccle, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Maison 't Bieken (FR), Heritage Website

535 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: 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 6: 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

1117 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 7: Église Saint-Augustin - Sint-Augustinuskerk

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The Church of Saint-Augustin is a Roman Catholic church located in the centre of the Place de l'Altitude 100 in Forest (Brussels). Built in 1935, the church is an example of Art Deco religious architecture in Belgium.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Augustin de Bruxelles (FR)

692 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 8: Parc Duden - Dudenpark

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Duden Park is a public park located in the municipality of Forest in Brussels, Belgium. It covers 24 hectares and has a level difference of 45 metres (148 ft), with its highest point being at an elevation of 90 metres (300 ft).

Wikipedia: Duden Park (EN)

1289 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

93 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Abbaye de Forest - Abdij van Vorst

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Forest Abbey or Vorst Abbey was a Benedictine abbey located in the Brussels municipality of Forest, Belgium. It was founded in 1105 and existed for nearly 700 years, until its partial destruction by fire in 1764. It was abolished in 1796. Only the abbey's 18th-century outbuildings have been preserved. They are now owned by the municipality and serve as a cultural centre.

Wikipedia: Forest Abbey (EN)


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