Category: Belgium

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Fort of Breendonk, Brussels, Belgium

A badly planned day tour from Brussels resulted in my missing the visit to Fort of Breendonk. It was a good opportunity for me to see the concentration camp of the Germans.Breendonk was a...

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Tournai Cathedral, Belgium

Notre Dame Cathedral of Tournai, Belgium got the UNESCO heritage tag because it is: distinguished by a Romanesque nave of extraordinary dimensions, a wealth of sculpture on its capitals and a transept topped by...

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Notre Dame Cathedral, Tournai, Belgium

The Notre Dame Cathedral of Tournai is UNESCO World Heritage site. It survived the heavy bombing in WW 2, particularly the street side façade.The cathedral bore the brunt of 1999 tornado too. The sculpted...

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Belfry Of Tournai, Belgium

The attractive imposing Belfry of Tournai! This belfry is the oldest of all belfrys of Belgium, it was built in 1188. Centuries back these belfrys in cities of Belgium and northern France were constructed...

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Grand Place, Tournai, Belgium

You will hardly find a town square that is not interesting in the European countries. Lined with cafes and restaurants, all you need to do is just pull a chair, relax, sip a cuppa...

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Mechelen, Belgium

The present day town hall of Mechelen has a grand façade. It is a pity it is incomplete. The right part of the building couldn’t be completed because of lack of funds. In the...

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Sights Of Mechelen, Belgium

Mechelen located almost halfway between Brussels and Antwerp is renowned world over for its carillon (bells) concerts. It is also famous for its tapestry, furniture, and horticultural industries. The many sights and sounds of...

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Waterloo Battlefield, Belgium

Beyond the ticket counter of Waterloo Museum is the Lion’s mound, the sight gets better only after you make the entry with expensive tickets. Lion’s Mound was built in 1824 and 1826 in dedication...