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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
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More Things to Do in Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Wel known inhabitants

Wel known inhabitantsThe current presbytery occupies a whole of picturesque constructions, ennoblies by the two blue stone peristyles placed in advanced entrance doors. The court is separated from a...
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Dec 04, 2006

Flaumont-Waudrechies mill

Flaumont-Waudrechies millOn our course of after midday we could see four of the many old mills. It are not useful today any more but are the witnesses of a popular past. Here also the restorations...
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Dec 04, 2006

Restorations

RestorationsEnd XIX ème century had brought a generalized painting of the frontages. Lately an important programme of restoration of a hundred frontages carried out with European funds and the contest...
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Dec 04, 2006

Local tradition (2)

Local tradition. Traditionaly, the craftsmen can of the owner of the factory use the remainders of the heat of the furnace and the molten glass to make perssonels objects; Thus, it is of habit to...
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Dec 04, 2006

Local tradition

Local TraditionWe walked in the nature from 10 am to 12 o clock. In Beugnies we found the MaryDy cafe where we stopped for drinking and eating our lunch.Beugnies is a very little village near Sars...
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Dec 04, 2006

Local devotion

Local dévotionIt is a very old tradition. The inhabitants (farm and people of the ground for the majority) called upon the saints for all kinds of reasons: plague, the lightning, storms , diseases as...
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Dec 04, 2006
 
 
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City view (2)

City view (2)The Bastions, except the Bastion of the Queen, are widened and of the outer works are established towards 1630 pennies the direction of the Knight of City. From this time goes back the...
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Dec 04, 2006

Collegiate Saint-Nicolas Church

Collegiate Saint-Nicolas ChurchThe collegial Saint Nicolas's Day In the current of XIIème century is arranged in edge of the initial core of the town of Avesnes a place intended to receive the market,...
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Dec 04, 2006

City view

City viewThe first fortifications go up in XIème century. They followed a perimeter including part of the high city in the quadrilateral delimited by the Street Léo Lagrange, the cliff and the public...
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Dec 04, 2006

Visit Avesnes

AVESNESPicturesque city fixed on the side of a rock cliff, Avesnes-on-Helpe is founded by Wédric the Bearded one in XIème century. Its lords are famous since the House of Avesnes gives rise to...
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Dec 04, 2006

Bridge over the Helpe

The Helpe river runs through all the area: In fact there are two of them: Helpe major and Helpe minor. The landscapes is mainly made up of meadows staged on the blanks of hills. The cows give the milk...
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Sep 30, 2006

Justice

JUSTICEThe Law courts of 1828 also have an important peristyle in the form of Greek temple of the enough successful Doric order.
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Dec 04, 2006

Sint Louis

Sint LouisI took this pic in a side street of the main marked. But I did know more about it for now. Perhaps later? I update them. Promise!
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Dec 04, 2006

Cityhal

CityhalThe Town hall of 1757 rather severe of aspect announces the style Louis XVI. There is a curious passage under the building who's take you to an other street.
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Dec 04, 2006

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Rue de la Fontaine Pepin 12, Lobbes, Thuin, 6540, Belgium
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