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Anderlecht

Address: Avenue Fonsny, Brussels, Brussels 1070, Belgium
Phone Number: 02 558 08 00
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Ranked #181 of 204 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Do not go near this area if you are a tourist. i stayed at the Van Belle hotel which was good but the streets around the hotel are unsafe. My partner had his wallet pick pocketed on the way back to the hotel. The following morning walking to the Station I had my gold necklace riped from my neck by... More

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Beauvechain, Belgium
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

wow I never thought so many people could be so aggressive at once. I didn't feel safe for even one single moment!!! and I live in belgium so it's not like I'm afraid of the country

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BELGIUM
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Not a place where you feel comfortable... Insecurity, tags, squats. Another example of the multiculturality in Brussel.

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Amesbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Really not a place to be a visitor at all. Eevery city has it's bad neighbourhoods - this is Brussels' worst. Go there at your peril. There are parts of this neighbourhood that even the armed Belgian police avoid. I have had reason to go their twice and on both occasion it was very intimidating and on one we were... More

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Rue Wayez is open on Sundays (all types of stores). Westland Shopping is open until 7:30pm with a lot of ships and a grocery store too. Erasmus museum and gardens are beautiful. Bike riding along the canal. Walks around the Pede area ponds. A working windmill. Restaurants like: La Brouette, Chez Rene, La Tribune, Chalet de la Pede, Alain Cornelis... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

As an Anderlecht local, I agree that the city has it's rough spots. However, it has a few hidden gems that are worth while. The locals are friendly and I feel safer walking around in my neighbourhood Cureghem than I do when I walk around in the city centre of Brussels.

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Athens, Greece
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

It is certainly not a very safe to be when the sun sets. Many africans, driving like africans in ...Africa makes driving in the area a bit of a risky expedition.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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127 reviews 127 reviews
99 attraction reviews
400 helpful votes 400 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2007

Anderlecht has a few museums, including Cantillon, but this is a rough area of a Brussels. It is not a place to get lost or otherwise wander without a specific destination, and Anderlecht is best avoided altogether at night. Unless your destination is a museum or Midi station, there is no reason for a tourist to go there. This neighborhood... More

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