Guided tour : Art Nouveau in the Squares district

Posté le 29.06.2020

Considered by many as “the Brussels gallery of Art Nouveau”, the North-East district contains many architectural treasures just waiting to be discovered. So, if you feel like it, let yourself be carried along in the footsteps of the great architects during a stroll in this eclectic district.

Discover the city’s hidden treasures, surprising façades, stunning details that make Art Nouveau a jewel of Brussels’ heritage.



WHAT ARE YOU GONNA SEE ?

The “Art Nouveau in the Squares district” tour takes you deep into the Marie Louise and Ambiorix squares, as well as the adjoining streets and highlights many houses. Let the History of the North-East district be told through the prism of architecture and town planning.

You will get to know both well-known and lesser-known architects who have left their mark on these neighbourhoods.

On the program of the walk, among others…

– Hotel Deprez – Van de Velde, by Victor Horta
– Hotel Van Eetevelde, by Victor Horta
– House of the painter Georges Léonard de Saint-Cyr, by Gustave Strauven
– Van Dijk’s House, by Gustave Strauven
– Other works by Van Waesberghe, Victor Taelemans, Georges Hobé, and many others.
– But also many little stories and anecdotes!



PRACTICAL INFO

Regular tours in english and french :
Cost : Voluntary*
Duration : About 2 hours
Group max : 25 people (less in Corona period)
Meeting point : Square Marie Louise (at the bottom of the Square, at the foot of the statue)
1000 Bruxelles

Private tour on demand in english or french

Contact : https://brusselsbyfoot.be/en/art-nouveau-in-the-squares-district/

Website : www.brusselsbyfoot.be/en

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