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Brussels has many protected monuments. The Grand-Place is even a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Historical heritage unit
- The classified properties and sites
- UNESCO World Heritage
- City monuments
- The religious and funeral heritage
- Publications on the Brussels historical heritage
- Links to heritage
- Heritage FAQ
Six centuries ago the sculptures of the Eight Prophets embellished the portal of the City Hall. Since 2011 they are being restored by the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage. On 7 July 2014 two of the eight statues returned to the museum.
The Archives of the City of Brussels is calling for testimonies about daily life in Brussels.
The new restoration works at the Grand-Place started on 5 May 2014. The facades of the house numbers 1 to 7 are being restored.
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.
On Sunday 3 August 2014 at the Museum of the City of Brussels. In French and Dutch.
On Sunday 10 August 2014, at 2:30 pm. Departure at the Place Saint-Lambert (church) in Laeken. In French.
On Sunday 17 August 2014 at 2:30 pm. Departure at the entrance of the cemetery. In French.
The association 'Laeken découverte' organizes guided tours to discover the history of Laeken. Visit to the cemetery of Laeken, the 'Père Lachaise' of Brussels.
From 21 August 2014 to 3 May 2015 at the Museum of the City of Brussels.
On Sunday 24 August 2014, at 2:30 pm. In French.
On Sunday 31 August 2014, at 2:30 pm. Start at the entrance of the hospital. In French.
On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014 in the Brussels Region and on the territory of the City of Brussels.