Architecture Tour of Brussels

Architecture Tour of Brussels

​This tour is the unique experience of exploring the architecture of Brussels by a local architect. Jamal will lead your way through over 500 years of architectural styles, history, art, and legends. We will discover the sophisticating of Brussels since it was the capital of the Spanish Netherlands til it became the Capital of Europe. The influences of architecture from the Netherlands, Spain, and France will be pointed out, and stories behind the styles changes will be told. By the end of the day, your eyes will catch and explore details that you never noticed before, even back in your home town.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Grand Place Brussels Main Square, Brussels 1000 Belgium

We start from the most visited spot in Belgium and UNESCO heritage site: Grand Place of Brussels. we will stretch the history of the place since it was a market surrounded by the wooden houses before it went into gothic and baroque architecture like today. We will study together facades and obviously we have to go through the ​history of famous people lived there.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, Galerie du Roi 5 Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, Brussels 1000 Belgium

The first shopping mall in the world. It is the same age as Belgium. We will stretch a success history of one architect dreamed once about this building and he did his best to realize​ it through hard work and a network of contacts. Also, we will pass by coffees where famous authors used to enjoy coffee and compose world literature heritage.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: La Monnaie, Place de la Monnaie, Brussels 1000 Belgium

The royal theatre has a long history we wish to express and pointing out the shopping street and the revolution in the area.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Place De Brouckereplein, Brussels Belgium

The famous De Brouckere palace and the old river route inside the city. we will discuss what happened and how the water became a backbone of the defense of the town.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: La Bourse de Bruxelles, Place de la Bourse 1, Brussels 1000 Belgium

The development of the la Bourse since it was in Bruges, Grand Place then this square. The building itself became today one of the ​Brussels art expedition.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Manneken Pis, 46 Rue de l'Etuve corner of rue du Chene and rue de l'Etuve, Brussels 1000 Belgium

The greatest disappointment in Brussels and its wardrobe of over 1200 uniforms. Several stories behind this boy here in Brussels. we will stretch the famous 4 stories about it and climb the hill up to the wardrobe museum.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jacques Brel Statue, Place de la Vieille Halle aux Blés, Brussels Belgium

Why do you think there is a sculpture of Jacques Brel-

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Notre Dame du Sablon, Rue de la Regence / Regentsschapsstraat 3b Entrée rue des Sablons et pas rue de la Régence, Brussels 1000 Belgium

Chocolate and Notre Dame du Sablon is all what we will expolre in this stop.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Rue Ravenstein 23, Brussels 1000 Belgium

Let's all discover what waits for us behind the big walls of Bozar.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mont des Arts, Brussels 1000 Belgium

Here we enjoy the view over Brussels. The typical panorama of the old city and the walls. The tower fo the city hall will be the main focus of your picture while the royal palace at the other end.

Duration: 20 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers"

Hora de Inicio: 8:00 PM
Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Godiva Grand Place, Grand Place 21/22, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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