Tag Archives: Parks

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 […]

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 […]

Square Marie-Louise

Posted 16 January 2008 | By | Categories: Square | 10 Comments

Square Marie-Louise has its own impressive sized lake surrounded by a little park. it’s in fact one of the only six ponds left in the city of Brussels.   A large sized fountain is found in the middle of the pond walking around the pond Statue of a naked woman surrounded by flowers Closer look […]

Square Ambiorix

Posted 05 January 2008 | By | Categories: Square | 2 Comments

Square Ambiorix is a bowl of fresh air located just 120 meters away from Shuman that is home of the EU institutions. Its really worth the short walk if you ever are in that part of Brussels since it also has around 20 very interesting buildings dating back from 1890. One of them being the […]

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