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Art Nouveau in the Squares district

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  • Brussels
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

Since 2018, I run Brussels By Foot in order to make you discover a different side of Brussels. Our alternative tours of Brussels are designed for tourists, expats, belgian visitors or even for curious Brusseleirs ! What's behind Grand Place, Atomium and the famous Manneken-Pis ? Take a walking tour with us and discover the real Brussels. Just like the most famous belgian ... More

Since 2018, I run Brussels By Foot in order to make you discover a different side of Brussels. Our alternative tours of Brussels are designed for tourists, expats, belgian visitors or even for curious Brusseleirs ! What's behind Grand Place, Atomium and the famous Manneken-Pis ? Take a walking tour with us and discover the real Brussels. Just like the most famous belgian journalist Tintin, walk into the tiny streets and see what classic free walking tour don't show you !

About the Tour

Considered by many as “the Brussels gallery of Art Nouveau”, the North-East district contains many architectural treasures just waiting to be discovered. So, if you feel like it, let yourself be carried along in the footsteps of the great architects during a stroll in this eclectic district.
WHAT ARE YOU GONNA SEE?

The “Art Nouveau in the Squares district” tour takes you deep into the Marie Louise and Ambiorix squares, as well as the adjoining streets and highlights many houses. Let the History of the North-East district be told through the prism of architecture and town planning.

You will get to know both well-known and lesser-known architects who have left their mark on these neighborhoods.

On the program of the walk, among others…

  • Hotel Deprez – Van de Velde, by Victor Horta
  •  Hotel Van Eetevelde, by Victor Horta
  •  House of the painter Georges Léonard de Saint-Cyr, by Gustave Strauven
  •  Van Dijk’s House, by Gustave Strauven
  •  Other works by Van Waesberghe, Victor Taelemans, Georges  Hobé, and many others.

But also many little stories and anecdotes!

PRACTICAL INFO

Cost: Voluntary*
Duration: About 2 hours
Group max: 25 people (less in Corona period)
Meeting point: Square Marie Louise (at the bottom of the Square, at the foot of the statue)
1000 Bruxelles


Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: At the bottom of the Square, at the foot of the statue of "La Cigale" (a naked women wearing a guitar). At the end of rue Ortelius.

Tour Schedule

  • English
    Fri, 13 Aug 16:30
  • English
    Fri, 27 Aug 16:30

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

No reviews yet