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Free Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Brussels | History & Mystery Tour | By Local Legends

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Quality Verified Registered on March 24, 2020

Legends Free Walking Tours offer free tours, private tours and other fun experiences in Bruges, Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp. From its foundation in 2015, the Legends team has guided tens of thousands of tourists through Flanders thanks to the work of its large team of experienced local tour guides, who strive every day to provide a quality service and maximize the customer satisfaction. For this reason, Legends Free Walking Tours is the best rated tour company on TripAdvisor and has been named the top 20 best experience in Western Europe by Viator.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Brussels as you've never experienced it before!
Behind the pristine facades and countless chocolate stores, there lies a dark and bloody past that is rarely discussed. During this evening tour, you'll explore the city's rich history while delving into the tales of revolts, forgotten heroes, executions, and torture techniques.

Get away from the main tourist attractions and immerse yourself for 2 hours in the chilling and tragic history of the capital of Europe. This unique experience will leave you with the best view of the city and memories that will last a lifetime.
Places we visit:

  • Grand Place.
  • Saint Jean Square.
  • Anneessens Tower.
  • Rollebeek Street.
  • Notre Dame du Sablon.
  • Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon.
  • Petit Sablon.
  • Palace of Justice.
  • And much more!


Free Walking Tours are designed for individuals and small groups. Are you traveling in a group bigger than 6 people? Please contact us for possible options!  

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  • Meeting point:
    Grand Place 8, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Grand Place 8, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
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    We meet in front of the city hall, at the main square (Grand Place) of Brussels. Find the RED UMBRELLA!

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

110 ratings
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4.73
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4.58
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4.7
Quality
4.62
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Aijaleena 23 May 2024
Helsinki

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Our tour was interesting and fun. Our tour guide was energetic Jamaican and his knowledge of history of Brussels was profound.
Nicolas 23 May 2024
Ludwigshafen

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Nadine was absolutely brilliant. The tour was very interesting, funny and tells stories that you wouldn't otherwise hear. Everything went well and was well planned. Definitely a recommendation!
Jesica 21 May 2024
Quilmes

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Todo impecable! Gracias!!!
Gregor 15 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Super interessante Tour abseits des Massentourismus.
Heather 15 May 2024
Brighton

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Travelled alone - May 2024
What a wonderful way to see parts of Brussels, and understand what I was seeing and experiencing! Nadine was an enthusiastic guide and knowledgeable about the history included in the tour. It was an evening well-spent!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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