Explore Namur 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 Namur
Sight 1: Théatre de Verdure
The Théâtre de Verdure de Namur is a theatre in Namur, Belgium.
Sight 2: Citadel of Namur
The Citadel 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 190 metres (620 ft). Together with Dinant, Huy and Liège, the Citadel of Namur forms part of the so-called Meuse Citadels.
Sight 3: Halle al'Chair
The Al'Chair hall, located in the Belgian city of Namur, is a historic Mosan style building built in the 16th century. Originally built for the corporation of butchers, it now houses the archaeological museum of Namur.
Sight 4: Tour Marie Spilar
The Marie Spilar Tower is a military and historic building in the city of Namur, Belgium.
Sight 5: Théâtre Royal de Namur
Sight 6: Belfry of Namur
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.
Sight 7: Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
The Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste is a Catholic religious building located in the historic heart of the city of Namur. Built in the 13th century, it was restored in 1547, 1616 and, more recently, in 1890. The church is now serving the Catholic parish community of Saint-Jean-Baptiste-Saint-Loup.
Sight 8: Église Saint-Loup
The Church of Saint-Loup is a Roman Catholic church in the centre of Namur, Belgium. Built in the Baroque style, it was built in the 17th century as the church of Saint-Ignace for the service of the adjoining Jesuit college.
Sight 9: Palais Provincial
The Provincial Palace of Namur is a Renaissance style building located on Place Saint-Aubain, in Namur, Belgium. Built as an episcopal palace of the diocese of Namur in the middle of the 18th century, in 1814, in 1814, the headquarters of the government and administration of the province of Namur, which is still today (2014).
Sight 10: Musée des Arts Décoratifs
The Groesbeeck-de Croix hotel, which houses the Museum of Decorative Arts, is a classified building located in the city of Namur in Belgium, built in the 13th century and refurbished in the middle of the 18th century by the architect Jean-Baptiste Chermanne.
Sight 11: Cathédrale Saint-Aubain
St. Aubin's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Namur, Belgium, and the country's only cathedral 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.
Sight 12: Tour Saint-Aubain
The Saint-Aubain tower is a religious building of Romanesque style, surmounted by a Gothic arrow, being behind the cathedral of Namur (Belgium), without being attached to it. Vestige of the old collegiate church of Namur, the campanile is considered to be "bell tower" of the cathedral built in the 18th century, and houses the carillon of Namur, a set of 49 bells.
Sight 13: Arsenal
The Namur arsenal is a long 100 -meter building, located on the sambre, in Namur (Belgium). Built at the end of the 17th century, it served as a university restaurant at the University of Namur. It is listed as a major heritage of Wallonia.
Sight 14: Parc Louise Marie
Louise-Marie Park is a green space in the Belgian city of Namur. Named Louise-Marie d'Orléans, wife of Leopold I and first queen of Belgians, the park is bordered, along its southeast side, on the street called Rempart de la Madonna, recalling its origin.
Sight 15: Église Saint-Joseph
The Saint-Joseph church is an old Catholic religious building, located in the center of the city of Namur, in Belgium; It dates from the 17th century. Church of the Permers CARMES COUVENCE It became Saint-Joseph parish when reopened in worship in 1818. Closed in 2008 for security reasons The church was desecrated and reopened in 2018, after catering, as a center of activities and cultural animation of the City of Namur. Since 2021, masses have been celebrated there for students by the Emmanuel community.
Sight 16: Fresque des Wallons
The Fresco of the Walloons is a trompe-l'oeil mural located in the "Jardins du Maïeur" of the town hall of Namur, Belgium. The painting, with a surface area of 330 m2, was carried out by CitéCréation in 2004. Restored and enlarged in 2018, the artistic work refers to some 250 illustrious Walloons and to the ancient and recent history of Wallonia.
Sight 17: African museum of Namur
Sight 18: Espace Culturel d'Harscamp
The Church of Our Lady of Harscamp, formerly Saints-Pierre-et-Paul, located in Saint-Nicolas Street, in the heart of Old Namur, is a Renaissance church built in 1750. Classified as a major heritage of Wallonia in 1936, it was desecrated in 2004. The church is now used for its cultural activities under the name of Harscamp Cultural Space. Since January 2022, a concession of exploitation has been granted to a collective. The space was renamed La Nef.
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