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Brussels, Apr. 20-May 9? or same period each year

Favorite thing Between April 20 and May 9, 2004:

Visit Laeken Royal Greenhouses for its tropical species (orchids, palmtrees, fern species... ) and also superb azaleas...

Laeken Greenhouses are also worth the glance regarding architecture. Glass and iron used together to give Greenhouses an Art Nouveau style.

If you plan to visit (return to) Brussels during mid April - early May, this is the time to see Laeken Greenhouses as it only opens once a year, at the same period... so ... You can check pics here:
This is the time to see Laeken Greenhouses as it only opens once a year, at the same period... so ...

20 april - 22 april : 9h30 -16h
On 23 april : 13 -16h & 20 -23h
24 april - 25 april : 9h30 -16h & 20h -23h
28 april - 29 april : 9h30 - 16h
On 30 april : 13h - 16h & 20h - 23h
01 may - 02 may : 9h30 -16h & 20h -23h
04 may - 06 may : 9h30 - 16h
On 07 may : 13h -16h & 20h - 23h
08 may - 09 may : 9h30 -16h & 20h -23h

What makes it even more special are enchanting night sessions. Night sessions (Nocturnes) : from 8 to 11 p.m on fridays, saturdays and sundays.

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Ch?teau de Laeken
Avenue du Parc Royal, 1020 Brussels

NB: Picture taken by Thierry Willemsens

Fondest memory Beautiful and outstanding architecture of buildings, like Royal Greenhouses', Mus?e des Instruments de musique... (cf.. Must see activities tips).

Château de Laeken - avenue du parc royal

From DeBrouckère Metro M station, take tram81 (direction Heizel). After some 12 minutes, you should step dawn at Tram M station: Royauté. Then walk some minutes on Avenue du Parc royal

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Mar 29, 2004

Leopold Parc

Favorite thing There are many parcs in and around Brussels. The Leopold Parc is near the EC area. It's a quite small parc, but it has some great views. It has also got a nice little pond and some small hills that you have to climb.

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Dec 05, 2003

The four seasons

Favorite thing You find these four statues at one of the entrances to the Jubelpark just opposite of the Arc de Triumph.

The summer statue sympolises the season very good, one can really see how she is sweating ...

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Dec 29, 2003

Royal Parc

Favorite thing Just a few minutes away from the center you'll find the Royal Parc. It's right opposite the Palace of Nation. Not many people come here, so it's usually nice and quiet. Not only is there enough green to enjoy, but there are also many sculptures. The parc was an important site in the late 18th century and the early 19th century. The Belgians fought the Dutch there, which led to the separation of Belgium from Holland. And also Napoleon visited the parc to have dinner in the Waux Hall.

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Feb 15, 2004
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Favorite thing THE ROYAL PARK

The entire area of the royal park and the royal square is situated on the site where the medieval court of Brabant used to stand. This enormous palace dated from the 11th century when the duke of Brabant left his 'castrum' in the centre of the city. A new castle was built on the so-called 'Koudenberg' at the edge where the higher part of Brussels stops and the lower part begins.

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Place du Petit Sablon

Favorite thing Place du Petit Sablon has very nice gardens... It is a great place to stop for a break...we sat and enjoyed the gardens for a while... :)

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Hallepoort - Porte de Hal

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Place de Jue de Balle

I go here whenever I am in the city, and ususally come back with at least one thing that I really don't want. It's a great place to be nosey and rummage around. Its open daily, although I've learnt...
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Musée Bruxellois de la Gueuze & Cantillon Brewery

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Palais de Justice Bruxelles

This huge building is set upon a hill overlooking the city and houses the Belgium supreme court. It was built by the architect Poelart in 1883 and is larger that St. Peters in Rome. Great city views...
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Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle

The oldest church in Brussels, its construction began in 1210 and was completed by the end of the 13Th century. It reflects the transition between Romanesque and Gothic styles. A Baroque bell tower...
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La Fleur en Papier Doré / Het Goudblommeke in Papier

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