History & folklore

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Coudenberg

Brussels celebrated its millennium in 1979. The village, which developed on swamps, became the capital of the country and Europe, with an important history, a rich heritage and a beautiful folklore.

 

News

News

  • Unusual document. Statue of Vesalius (1847)

    Unusual document. Statue of Vesalius (1847)

    In the mid-19th century, Andreas Vesalius got a statue in Brussels. The statue can be seen on a lithograph of Andries Canelle.

  • Walking brochures 'Pentagon and East Extension'

    Walking brochures 'Pentagon and East Extension'

    The walking brochures of 'Bruxelles à la carte - Pentagon and East Extension' are available at the Archives of the City of Brussels and in PDF. These brochures, only available in Dutch and French, contain a total of 4 walks in the centre of Brussels.

  • First World War centenary in Brussels

    First World War centenary in Brussels

    The City of Brussels organizes a number of initiatives to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War (1914-1918): the website '14-18 Brussels at war', an exhibition and a publication mainly focus on daily life in Brussels during the war.

 

Agenda

Agenda