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Parc du Cinquantenaire

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Address: Avenue de la Renaissance | Avenue des Nerviens and Gaulois, Avenue de l'Yser, Avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Planned by King Leopold in the late 19th century, this park holds imposing...

Planned by King Leopold in the late 19th century, this park holds imposing monuments including the Triumphal Arch, Exposition Halls and the Bordiau Halls, which house the prestigious Museum of Art and History.

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Possibly one of the best Arcs in Europe

This arc, constructed in 1905 is possibly one of the larges arc in europe. It is amazing in size and beauty. The nearby museums are pretty cool too!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This arc, constructed in 1905 is possibly one of the larges arc in europe. It is amazing in size and beauty. The nearby museums are pretty cool too!

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is central, nice, green, peaceful place, for walking, just seating and listening to music.

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NEOS MARMARAS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire complex is an oasis for the area. Museums, very green, is for area of Etteberg a recreation center

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Kraainem, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is close to an important transit point in Brussels and it is a good place to go for a walk, although it might not be completely safe at night

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Geraldine, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good views over Brussels in both directions. We were here on New Years day and the water surrounding the fountain was frozen, such a beautiful site to see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beside the long and wide trails (ideal for walking or running), this park offers a great opportunity to visit few museums.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visible from most of Brussels, this huge arch is an architectural masterpiece, surrounded by gardens so nice for a walk in warmer weather. Behind the arch on the sides are the Military and Autoworld museums.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is nice...we take a lot picture at the fountain. Only 3 minutes walk from the train station.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You probably will not miss seeing this site if you're aroudn Brussels. It's pretty hard to miss. But there are nice restaurants nearby!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt a sense of calm in this park because it seemed like everyone and everything was moving in slow motion. Life just passed by slowly. There was no hustle and bustle like the kind you see in places like Hyde Park. The feeling of calm even fell on the children as they didnt get their usual urge to run... More 

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