Guided tour : Brussels, 1000 Years of Struggles

Posted on 29.06.2020

Relive the great social struggles that transformed the city.

During a playful and instructive walk, we present you some emblematic places of a neighbourhood that has never bowed to the oppressor and to threats of all kinds.

Let us show you Brussels the Rebel…


The “1000 Years of Struggles” tour, that criss-crosses the Marolles district, focuses, in a playful and funny way, on the many different social struggles that took place in this part of the city ; some really old, some more recent…

The tour passes by some of the most important places of the district, alongside discovering several less known alleys and dead ends.

Battle of the Marolles, 1969
The Mattress War, 1989
Palace of Justice, the eternal building site
Anecdotes and juicy stories
Place du Jeu de Balle and its daily flea market
Breathtaking views of the city


Regular tours in english, dutch and french :
Cost : Voluntary*
Duration : About 2 hours
Group max: 25 people (12 in time of Coronavirus)
Meeting point : On the steps of the Chapelle Church
Place de la Chapelle
1000 Brussels

Private tour on demand in english, french, dutch, spanish

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