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Colonne du Congres

Rue du Congres, Brussels, Belgium
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Rue du Congres, Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

... it is a rather wonderful monument. I'd picked up a leaflet for a walk about the Belgian Revolution so I was following that when I found this plaza. Knowing nothing about the Belgian Revolution I was really just looking around ( and the leaflet...More

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nothing too great for you to specially step out for this. Its on the way, if you are on Tram (near Royal Palace & Park). Throw a glance or simply skip.

Thank Roots2Wings
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A beautiful column with many sculptures.Full of history. Even if you are not interested in the history see it for its beauty. Otherwise look up the Internet or get a Guide or Guide book to learn the whole story. Worth a visit.

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I wasn't even going to pass there, but at some point I looked to the end of this enormous avenue and I saw this enormous colune with a gilded top! I had to see it closely and by the gods of Ancient Egypt, it was...More

1  Thank AndrePatricio
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The Colonne du Congres is already worth a short walk just because the terrace on which it is standing gives a great view over the old town. If you are there at lunchtime, walk into the Rue de Congres, just behind it, lots of nice...More

1  Thank Iohannis
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is the location of Belgium's tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and while as a monument it may lack some of the majesty of its counterparts in London or Paris, it more than make up for it in its simplicity and accessibility. Visiting in the...More

Thank Neal W
Reviewed 10 February 2016

the place where visiting presidents put a ring of flowers during a last post ceremony. visited during free time at work in the neighbourhood

Thank luc_dewaele6
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Beautifull...and i want to come again...and again...and again jejeje next time i promise to do more picture and memories for my self

1  Thank Pandrea M
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Find and see this column. Maybe not the best thing in the city, still definetely worth to see. Not far from the city centre and reachable by feet.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 5 August 2015

So yes, this is a historic monument in Brussels, but not that old. It also houses at the base the tomb for the unknown soldier, which symbolizes all people killed in service and who remained anonymous. The main part of this attraction is rather to...More

1  Thank MarcMich
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