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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
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Private Tour: Battle of Waterloo from Brussels
"Your private tour starts with pickup from your Brussels hotel by luxury private minivan. After a 40-minute drive south arrive in the city of Waterloo. It was here where in the year 1815 one of the most significant battles in European history took place — the Battle of Waterloo.Listen as your guide explains the history of the battle during which the French army fell to the Duke of Wellington’s British and Prussian forces leaving 12000 dead and 35
From EUR92.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Mons

In Search Of....

If you've read some of my pages you might know already that one of my favorite things to do is search for something special to me in a new city. This has always added some really nice surprises while...
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lmkluque
Jan 26, 2012

The Mayor's Garden

Behind the the Gothic Town Hall, through a short tunnel you'll find the lovely 'Jardin du Mayeur' (the Mayor's garden.) This inner court yard is a tranquil oasis for the Mayor, citizens and tourists...
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lmkluque
Jan 26, 2012

Parc Paridiso is a little out...

Parc Paridiso is a little out of Mons. My friends father asked me and my friend if we wanted to 'feed the birds in the park' We were expecting to be dropped of in a city park with some breadcrumb...
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larsy
Sep 14, 2005

The hall of IRAM

One more picture of the IRAM, which was taken inside the hall and that shows the old church structure, as well as the modern stairs that were added afterwards for the use of the school. The guides we...
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Muya
Nov 08, 2004

Church window in the stairs of IRAM

This is what the students of the IRAM see while climbing the stairs to get to their classrooms. Beautiful !!It was so amazing to discover a stained-glass inside a school :-) Too bad that most of the...
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Muya
Nov 08, 2004

A classrom inside a church !

During the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days), we discoverd that the building of the IRAM -Institut Reine Astrid de Mons- are actually located inside a church ! How strange to follow a class in...
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Muya
Nov 08, 2004
 
 
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Green and violet wood

Not really far from Mons center, le Bois d' Havré. On spring (late april-may), trees are green and on the ground, you would see a "violet" carpet, made of violet flowers... Mmmm.. Enchanting!I'm going...
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Norali
Apr 27, 2003

Of course, a city the size of...

Of course, a city the size of Mons has a town square, traditionally called 'Grand-Place'. Buildings in a panoply of styles testify that Mons was an important center all through the centuries. The...
annelies77
Sep 12, 2002

The Hainut region which is...

The Hainut region which is where Mons is located is the birthplace of my favorite artist Rene Magritte. His artwork is on some of the money and he is most famous for his men in bowler hats falling...
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larsy
Aug 25, 2002

The laundromat had the best...

The laundromat had the best french onion soup ever to come out of a vending machine, I had two cups of it while my clothes dried.
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larsy
Sep 14, 2005

Top Hotels in Mons

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Chaussee de Bruxelles 38, Mons, 7061, Belgium
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Boulevard Charles Quint 27b, Mons, Hainaut, 7000, Belgium
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Rue Des Arbalestriers 112, Mons, Hainaut, B-7000, Belgium
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Rue d'Havre 32, Mons, Hainaut, 7000, Belgium
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Place de Flandre, 8, Mons, Hainaut, 7000, Belgium
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Gare Autoroutiere, Mons, BP7110, Belgium
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Things to Do Near Mons

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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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Muya

"Mons and the Doudou"
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ptitetoile

"Mons, a medieval town with strong traditions!"
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lmkluque

"A Microcosm Of Larger European Cities"
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balhannah

"MON'S - WELL WORTH A STOP!"
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annelies77

"MONS (Bergen in Dutch)"
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