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Stoclet House

Avenue de Tervueren 279-281, Brussels, Belgium
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Ranked #111 of 206 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Paris, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

It's a private mansion and it's a pity that it cannot be visited, but still a must see! The exterior is just so unique

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Architecture lovers will adore the exterior. There's more than enough to see to keep you peeping through the gates and admiring the details in bronze and stone, the sculptures and the ornaments.

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134 reviews 134 reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

It is a private house so it is not possible to come in. It should not be a world heritage site if one cannot visit it!!!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Built in Viennese Secession style, the 'Stoclet villa' (not open for visiting) is one of Europe's best-known late art nouveau masterworks.

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Brussels, Belgium
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161 reviews 161 reviews
87 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

The Stoclet family is a very wealthy one. They have supported art activities for generations. The most visible testimony of their action is this very special house. For sure it deserves attention.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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38 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Just from the outside you notice this is a "special" building. The Stoclet house was built by the Austrian architect Hoffmann and interior decoration + furniture was completely made by the famous "Wiener Werkstätte". To get a feel of the interior visit Wikipedia, and if you happen to be in Vienna, visit the "Backhausen" shop in the Vienna city center.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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293 reviews 293 reviews
74 attraction reviews
491 helpful votes 491 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

The Palais Stoclet is an extraordinary early 20th century luxury home on the Avenue de Tervueren. A modernist house, it is something of an architectural link between the eras of Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Still in private ownership and not open to the public, but the exterior is worth a look. Nearest Metro station: Montgomery (then short walk).

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