But art is subjective, and the definition of art has changed throughout history and in different cultures. The Jean Basquiat painting that sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction in May 2017, would no doubt have had trouble finding an audience in Renaissance Italy, for example.
The Atomium is an international tourist attraction. This unique piece of architecture, created on the occasion of the World Fair of Brussels in 1958, became the most popular monument of the capital of Europe.
The exhibitions held by Autoworld in the course of the year are not all of the same order of magnitude. This is why we have decided to use two different names from now on for large and small exhibitions, so that visitors know exactly what to expect when they plan a visit to Autoworld.
Brussels has many beautiful churches, but the largest of them all is the Basilica of the Sacred Heart . This is said to be the fifth largest church in the entire world, 89 meters high and 167 meters long.
The Belgian Comic Strip Center - Museum Brussels Rue des Sables 20 1000 Brussels Tel.: + 32 (0)2 219 19 80 Fax: + 32 (0)2 219 23 76 visit(arrobe)comicscenter.net Open every day from 10 am to 6 pm.
Different spaces and two museums in the heart of Brussels Opting for the BELvue museum and the Coudenberg palace as your choice of venue for your prestigious events, is opting to travel through more than nine centuries of history in the heart of Europe.
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The Botanical Garden is now an urban park sandwiched by the roads of Brussels’ northern quarter. Thanks to its previous life as a working botanical garden it has kept a mixture of styles (French, Italian and English) and a large variety of trees and plants.
Brussels Gueuze Museum Discover how the the typically Brussels beer Lambic and derived products are all brewed based on the same, traditional methods. Don’t be afraid, open the door of the 56 rue Gheude.
Over two hundred years old, Brussels Park was developed at the end of the 18th century as a continuation of Place Royale/Koningsplein, on part of the former Warande or Garenne estates which had been used, since the time of the Dukes of Burgundy, as a game reserve for the Coudenberg court.
Brussels Town Hall Brussels Town Hall is one of Belgium's finest civic buildings. Not only because of the numerous sculptures adorning its walls, but also because of its perfect proportions and the incomparable beauty of its tower, the spire of which is topped by the archangel Saint-Michael.
The castle at Laeken should not be confused with the Royal Palace of Brussels, in central Brussels, which is the official palace (not residence) of the King of the Belgians and from which affairs of state are handled.
The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula is a Roman Catholic church in Brussels, Belgium. The church was given cathedral status in 1962 and has since been the co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels, together with St. Rumbold's Cathedral in Mechelen.
The Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon (French: Église Notre-Dame du Sablon, Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ten Zavel) is a Catholic church from the 15th century located in the Sablon/Zavel district in the historic centre of Brussels, which was patronised by the nobility and wealthy citizens of Brussels.
Mechelen-Brussels The Church of Our Lady of Laeken (French: Église Notre-Dame de Laeken; Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk van Laken) is a neo-Gothic Roman Catholic church in Laeken, Brussels. It was originally built in memory of Queen Louise-Marie, wife of King Leopold I to the design of architect Joseph Poelaert.
Parc du Cinquantenaire (French for "Park of the Fiftieth Anniversary", pronounced [paʁk dy sɛ̃kɑ̃tnɛʁ]) or Jubelpark (Dutch for "Jubilee Park", pronounced [ˈjybəlpɑrk]) is a large public, urban park (30 hectares) in the easternmost part of the European Quarter in Brussels, Belgium.
The Congress Column (French: Colonne du Congrès; Dutch: Congreskolom) is a monumental column situated on the Place du Congrès/Congresplein in Brussels, Belgium, which commemorates the creation of the Constitution by the National Congress of 1830–31.
Gaasbeek Castle is an outstanding place to visit, and holds special art exhibitions through the year Situated on the eastern outskirts of Brussels, the beautifully furnished Gaasbeek Castle has had a torrid history, but now makes a perfect, peaceful day out.
Initiated by the architect Jean-Pierre Cluysenaer, the spectacular Galeries Royales project took shape in the 1830's. The works, begun in 1846, were almost completed in time for the official opening on 20 June 1847.
The Grand Place (French, pronounced [ɡʁɑ̃ plas]; "Grand Square"; also used in English) or Grote Markt (Dutch, pronounced [ˌɣroːtə ˈmɑrkt] ( listen); "Grand Market") is the central square of Brussels.
The castle is located in the village of Groot-Bijgaarden, 7 km west of Brussels toward Halle . It can be easily accessed by train from Brussels (20min from Brussels-Central). From Groot-Bijgaarden Station, take Brusselstraat until Gemeenteplein. De Lijn also has buses from Brussels-South Station (no 136) and Brussels-North Station (no 355).
The Halle Gate or Porte de Hal or Hallepoort is a medieval fortified city gate of the second walls of Brussels. It is now a museum, part of the Royal Museums for Art and History.
Het Zinneke, sometimes wrongly called Zinneke Pis, is a statue in Brussels erected in 1998. Created by Tom Frantzen, it represents a urinating dog, along the same lines as the Manneken Pis (a boy) and the Jeanneke Pis (a girl).
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Jeanneke Pis is a modern fountain and statue in Brussels, which was intended to form a counterpoint to the city's Manneken Pis, south of the Grand Place. It was commissioned by Denis-Adrien Debouvrie in 1985 and erected in 1987.
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Manneken-Pis was at first a fountain that played an essential role in the former distribution of drinking water since the 15th century. The system was well-known in all of Europe. Towards the end of the 17th century, the statue became more and more important in the city life. It was also a survivor of the bombardment of Brussels in 1695.
The Marolles or Marollen is an old neighbourhood of Brussels, situated between the Palace of Justice and the south railway station. In the heart of Marollen can be found the Église de la Chapelle/Kapellekerk and the Place du Jeu de balle/Vossenplein.
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The Mont des Arts or Kunstberg, meaning "hill/mount of the arts", is an urban complex and historic site in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, including the Royal Library of Belgium, the National Archives of Belgium, the Square – Brussels Meeting Centre, and a public garden.
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The Museum of the City of Brussels resides in a neo-Gothic style building known as the Maison du Roi in French and Broodhuis in Dutch. The first masterpiece of the museum, the building was listed in its entirety in 1936 (one of the first in Belgium) and has been listed alongside the Grand-Place as a UNESCO world heritage site since 2000.
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Palais de Justice controversy The main controversy of the Palais de Justice was the fact that 3,000 homes in the Marolles-Sablon area had to be demolished to make way for it. The people of the area were so furious.
Jo Spleen added 2 new photos — feeling chill at Parc De Laeken. · May 20 at 7:47am · Brussels, Belgium · Jo Spleen added a new photo — at Parc De Laeken.
The Parlamentarium is open every day, visits are completely free and can be experienced in no less than 24 European languages. Suitable for individual visitors, schools and families.
Every spring, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are open to the public for 3 weeks. It is an excellent opportunity to see the wonderful architecture of Alphonse Balat, the mentor of Victor Horta, and the many plants in the greenhouses.
From 21 April till 11 May 2018 in the Castle of Laeken. Every spring, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are open to the public for 3 weeks. It is an excellent opportunity to see the wonderful architecture of Alphonse Balat, the mentor of Victor Horta, and the many plants in the greenhouses.
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The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (French: Musée Royal de l’Armée et d’Histoire Militaire, often abbreviated to MRA, Dutch: Koninklijk Museum van het Leger en de Krijgsgeschiedenis, KLM) is a military museum that occupies the two northernmost halls of the historic complex in Cinquantenaire Park in Brussels, Belgium.
The Magritte Museum presents an outstanding collection of works by Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte (1898-1967), one of the world's most famous artists. The collection of over 200 works is the largest in the world.
The Royal Palace of Brussels (Dutch: Koninklijk Paleis van Brussel [ˈkoːnɪŋklək pɑˈlɛis vɑn ˈbrɵsəl], French: Palais Royal de Bruxelles, German: Königlicher Palast von Brüssel) is the official palace of the King and Queen of the Belgians in the centre of the nation's capital Brussels.
The Sablon lies near the Mont des Arts neighbourhood, and lay not far outside the first city walls of Brussels. It was originally an unused open space, with areas of wetlands, grassland and sand, where a hermit made his home. The words sablon and zavel both mean a fine-grained sand, halfway between silt and sand.
Saint Jacques-sur-Coudenberg or Sint-Jacob-op-Koudenberg is a neoclassical church located in the historic square of Place Royale in central Brussels, Belgium.. History
What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Sonian Forest, Belgium? TEC operates a bus from Brussels to Sonian Forest hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 16 min.