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Carillon du Mont des Arts

Le Carillon du Mont des Arts is a Jacquemart Carillion clock with 24 bells found on a arch of the Mont des Arts. You can notice 12 figurines that represent important historic and folkloric figures of Brussels through the ages. Jacquemart type clocks can be recognized by the character on top which marks every hour by striking the bell with a hammer. It was built on the occasion of the 1958 World Fair that took place in the city.

Giving it a closer look you can notice 2 out of the 12 figurines are missing and currently undergoing maintenance repairs.

Le Carillon du Mont des Arts