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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 8-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.The morning is spent in Brussels with the first stop being at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district
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Brussels Half-Day City Tour
"Your tour begins with a short walk to discover the heart of medieval Brussels in the famous Grand Place with its world-famous Market Square. Here you will hear about the history of the remarkable City Hall and quaint Guild Houses.Next you will tour the city by luxury coach to see the beautiful St. Michael's Cathedral the Congress Column the Heyseldistrict with the world-famous Atomium the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower. Passing the Royal Residence
From EUR30.00
 
Brussels Rail Day Trip from London
"Take the inclusive sightseeing tour and enjoy the medieval architecture that makes Brussels such a visited European city. Don't miss the Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. You will also see the Atomium and maybe have lunch at one of the gourmand restaurants.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament bu the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain.You have the option to hop-on and off as many times as you like at any of the 13 strategically placed stops for your own sightseeing. With bus departures every 30 minutes and the ent this is the perfect way to orientate yourself with Belgium's capital.""""At just under two and half hours why not take the opportunity whilst in London to take a day trip by Eurostar over to the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Brussels! A Hop on Hop off card is included
From GBP174.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Charleroi

Rampart Chapel

A long story to a small chapel - if you know french you may read it in Le Cercle Medieval. It was closed when we passed there.
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May 15, 2016

Justice Palace

My map of Charleroi indicated close to the Justice Palace, as highlight, two famous lions - Tutur and Totor. I spent some time around the palace, searching for them, and... couldn't find anything....
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solopes
May 15, 2016

Fine Arts Palace

Don't be mislead by the name, and the statue in front of it - "Beaux Arts Palace", in the same name's place, is no more than a concert hall. This seems to be a rare situation, where the place gave...
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solopes
May 15, 2016

Magritte in Chatelet

"Ceci n'est pas une pipe"That's what he reckons, monsieur Magritte. Rene Magritte is a Charleroi lad, having grown up and gone to school here in the industrial Pays Noir. Born in 1898, the surrealist...
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rickyvilla81
Jul 30, 2003

Exotic animals

Over the Sambre, past the train station and into Marcinelle there is a really cool petshop called Paulus. It has the most incredible array of strange animals I've ever seen! Tarantulas, wierd snakes,...
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rickyvilla81
Mar 28, 2003

Maison Dorée

One of the most remarkable palaces in Charleroi is this Art Nouveau house, built in 1899. Initially belonging to a glass industrial, it houses today the press association.
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May 15, 2016
 
 
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Open Air market

There is an open air market on tuesdays that is on Place Albert 1st. There is also a big open air market on sundays.
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Marie-Claude
Aug 28, 2004

Visite The Brasserie...

Visite The Brasserie L'Union.7 rue Derbèque6040 Jumet Charleroi.Tel:071.34.02.22.Fax:071.34.02.34.
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Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Charleroi

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33 Avenue Jean Mermoz, Fleurus, 6220, Belgium
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Rue Santos Dumont 39, Gosselies, 6041, Belgium
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206 Chausse De Gilly, Charleroi, 6043, Belgium
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Quai de Flandre, 12, Charleroi, Hainaut, 6000, Belgium
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96 Boulevard Joseph Tirou, Formerly Socatel, Charleroi, B 6000, Belgium
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Boulevard P. Mayence 1a , Charleroi, 6000, Belgium
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Things to Do Near Charleroi

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The BoatLift

We were in the area out of the season, the boat lift weren't operational the massive lift is visible from afar, we drove closer underneath what unbelievable place The boat lift is full of discoveries...
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European Union Parliament

Well, what can I say? After the tight security to enter the parliament, the tour is very disappointing, you see a lobby and stairwell, then sit in the public gallery of the parliament and then the...
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The Hôtel Max Hallet

Hôtel Hallet fits into the late Art Nouveau works of Victor Horta. Facing east, this private home was built between 1903 and 1905 for the lawyer Max Hallet, who had it built to receive his friends and...
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Royal Museum of Central Africa - CLOSED

You should really visit the Belgium's Royal Museum for Central Africa. It contains one of the world best collections of ethnographic objects from Central Africa.The majority of these artefacts were...
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Royal Greenhouses of Laeken

Designed by King Leopold II's architect, Alphonse Ballat (who was also Horta's teacher), the royal greenhouses are one of the most important 19th century monuments in Belgium. They are entirely built...
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Hallepoort - Porte de Hal

Brussels once had magnificent medieval walls, built to encompass both the city and nearby hamlets. It was built two deep, straddled uneven hills and contained 72 towers and seven main gates....
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Top 5 Charleroi Writers

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solopes

"Dance and Charleroi"
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GrumpyL5

"Charleroi Airport to Brussels"
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shavy

"The cheapest gateway to see Belgium"
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rickyvilla81

"Charleroi! That toddlin' town..."
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funkymama

"funky's new Charleroi Page"
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