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Address: Rue du Congres, Brussels, Belgium
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Just a glance or skip

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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900 reviews
732 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
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.

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Thank DilrukshiH
Lisbon, Portugal
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74 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 worth the walk! Its magnificent, with so much details and meaning! It should be in... More 

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1 Thank AndrePatricio
Aubange, Belgium
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111 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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 lunch restaurants can be found over there.

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1 Thank Iohannis
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 week after the recent attacks may have made it a bit more poignant than usual,... More 

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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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103 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 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

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Palermo, Italy
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1,006 reviews
862 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Davide G
Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
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 go a bit further towards the terrace for the view over Brussels - there are... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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1,977 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,280 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Valuable work of art, this splendid carved column placed along the Rue du Congres it's really remarkable, very high and totally free of charge. I had the pleasure to watch it while stoping here and get some pics, well worth a short visit, even for few minutes.

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