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Parc Félix Hap

Parc Félix Hap

Posted 05 July 2010 | By | Categories: Parks | No Comments

Some things just manage to keep a low profile and remain hidden little gems which surely could describe the Felix Hap park. Although located in a very urban part of Brussels and tucked away behind a wall, the Parc Félix Hap is one of the best kept secrets of Etterbeek. Considered by many the the […]

Parc d’Egmont

Posted 03 September 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | No Comments

Le Parc d’Egmont (The Egmont Park) is composed of the formed-gardens of the Egmont palace which were modified several times between the XVI century and 1902, dates on which architect Galoppin laid it out as it is now. This park forms a pleasant little oasis of peace and tranquility in the heart of a very […]

Parc Leopold

Posted 23 July 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | 3 Comments

Parc Leopold Park Leopold’s Main entrance on rue Belliard just beyond the Parliament buildings. Set on the edge of the new European Union infrastructures and following on from the Maelbeek Valley, which stretches from the woods at La Cambre and the lakes in Ixelles to square Marie-Louise, this public park is a haven of peace […]

Botanique

Posted 16 July 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | 2 Comments

Le Botanique or the Former Botanical Garden Since 1983, this complex hosts the Cultural Center of the French-speaking Community of Brussels and Wallonia. It was built in 1826-29 by T.-F Suys and P.-F. Gineste. The monumental structure is typical of XVIllth century orangeries: a central rotunda with a wing on each side, each ending on […]

Bois de la Cambre

Posted 04 July 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | 1 Comment

Bois de la Cambre in French or Ter Kamerenbos in Dutch In 1852 Napoleon III sold Bois de Boulogne, the woods on the western side of Paris, to the City of Paris. Eight years later, the Belgian government also desirous of providing its capital with a public park sold the 304 acres of the Bois […]

Parc Malou

Parc Malou

Posted 09 June 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | 1 Comment

The Parc Malou with its 20 acres is the largest park of Woluwe-Saint-Lambert but also the oldest. Amoung other things It features the Moulin Lindekemale (old mill), The Château Malou (Castle), A large playground for children, a fishermen’s pond, walks along the rivière Woluwe (Woluwe river) and sightings of wildlife such as ducks and swans. […]

Parc de Woluwe

Posted 16 May 2008 | By | Categories: Parks | No Comments

Remarkably well preserved the 186 acres strong Parc de Woluwe is a bowl of fresh air just 10 minutes outside of the city center. The Woluwe Park was Built between 1895 and 1899 by a Frenchman named Laîné under the orders of King Leopold II who had envisioned an English style park made out of […]

Georges-Henri park

Posted 03 December 2007 | By | Categories: Parks | 1 Comment

Here are some pictures of the Georges-Henri park located in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert of Brussels Entrance of the empty park on a cold December day let’s chose to go down this road The Ravensbrück Monument: The Ravensbrück Monument (Thérèse Chotteau, 2000). This monument, dedicated to two women members of the resistance and to their children who died […]

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