Europe’s biggest graffiti wall along tram station De Wand


The largest fresco of Belgium can now be admired along the walls of the De Wand tram station in Laeken. Just a stone’s throw from the Atomium along tramway lines 4, 19 and 23 the De Wand station is a symbolic crossing point between the suburbs and the city of Brussels. Entitled “The Walk”, this massive work of art was created by 30 graffiti artists from Belgium and beyond was part of a grant from the Brussels’ region for the renovation of public spaces and has grown over the years to become Europe’s biggest graffiti wall with it 4500 square meters. The total cost of the project was of 200 000€ where 30 artists worked for 9 days and no less than 6000 spray paint cans were used during the process.


Photos of mural art along tram station De Wand (Location):



13 Responses to “Europe’s biggest graffiti wall along tram station De Wand”
  1. Amy 18 July 2010 at 11:30 pm #

    i love this wall…it's nice to see some artistic graffiti and not just tags which add nothing of value.

  2. Nathalie 22 July 2010 at 8:48 am #

    I agree!

    This one is real art! I like to use the "Tram" when I am in Brussels, to go to the atomium!

    hope it will stay so for a long time

  3. Penguin Five 1 August 2010 at 4:20 pm #

    Great feature on this graffiti wall! Some of them are really beautiful!

    I really like the rest of your blog too! I also started a picture blog a while ago (penguinfive.com), so it is nice to see what others are doing!

  4. admin 2 August 2010 at 8:38 am #

    @ Amy,

    Sadly this is just the exception that proves the rule. Would be a pleasant change to see some real underground artists leaving their mark on the city instead of the usual lame taggers.

    @ Penguin Five,

    Good luck with the blog !

  5. Cee 16 December 2010 at 1:46 am #

    i actually live there it's been around for years ! it will stay :D

  6. Savio 17 January 2011 at 3:19 pm #

    WOW!!!
    Amazing…. the artist's work should be appreciated and promoted.
    I hope to come and admire it one day soon.
    :o)

  7. Dan 23 February 2012 at 2:55 am #

    We recently went to Belgium, we loved the art on the walls!

  8. Duane 23 June 2012 at 2:45 am #

    We just returned from Brussels. We took a bus tour of the city and they never mentioned the wall. I happened to catch a glimpse of it as we drove on; so glad to find this site so I can appreciate it.

    • Vincent 24 June 2012 at 9:05 pm #

      It's a bit off the tourist circuit and city center but it's an impressive work of art

  9. Unexpected Belgium 24 July 2012 at 10:11 am #

    Nicely done!

  10. amury 24 October 2012 at 12:26 pm #

    It's not a wall! it's global tram station!
    Brussel artist're crazy !!! like brussel People
    Jah Bless

  11. budgeteurotrip 14 February 2013 at 11:02 pm #

    I loved it! best graffiti ever seen!

  12. nancymorya 18 June 2013 at 7:38 am #

    Amazing art on the walls. I have never seen this but definitely looking forward to visit this place in this weekend.

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