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Villa Empain

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Address: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67, Brussels 1050, Belgium
Phone Number: 00 32 2 627 52 30
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The most beautiful, renovated Art Deco Villa in Brussels!

Go there just to see the villa. It's unbelievable. The outside of the villa, the gardens, the pool area. Inside it's all precious wood, real and fake marble and Art Deco metal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
tango2602
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Go there just to see the villa. It's unbelievable. The outside of the villa, the gardens, the pool area. Inside it's all precious wood, real and fake marble and Art Deco metal work. Their exhibitions change every three or four months, some are interesting some not so much, but go there just for the villa. It is fabulous. And then... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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890 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I just visited today. Glad I did. A masterpiece of Art Deco but especially a gorgeous house. We also liked the exhibition that ran till today. Tip: Check opening days because I have the impression they close for a few days between exhibitions.

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Thank Jurgen B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I loved that visit. I could have spent hours taking pictures of the Art Deco details. As this house is lesser known and a bit further outside the center you can almost enjoy it by yourself. The information provided was very focused on the art rather than the building which I think leaves room for improvement. Considering the extent of... More 

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Thank thereallife
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The building suffered a lot since ownership of this place changed so many times in the last decades. Now huge investment recreates the real spirit of Art Deco Style.

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Thank AME-MJS
Brussels, Belgium
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

this privately owned villa is located in the diplomatic area , where many embassies are located Built in the 30s and renovated in early 2000 . It now is home to Boghosian foundation and hosts many valuable art exhibits. The craftmanship and details are not to be missed.

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Thank Manzar B
Bruxelles
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Beautiful place where we have the pleasure to see great selection of artists. Interesting architecture of Brussels.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I love Art Deco and this building is a fine example. However, the upper storey was damaged by fire so has been renovated - and sadly not very well. The main focus of this place, however, is displaying cotemporary exhibitions. When we went we found them to be disappointing. I would have preferred to just view the building with Art... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Probably one of the most amazing art deco buildings you can visit in Brussels. It was recently renovated, and you will be amazed by its design. The masterpiece is of course the swimming pool. I loved it so much I went back 3 times to admire it. Wish I could come here on Sunday for a swim and read a... More 

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French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, France
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Art Deco (exterior and interior) at it's very best, and beautifully restored. A stunning place to visit.

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Thank Belgo-Brit
Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stunning art nouveau architecture in the Avenue Franklin Roosevelt. If it's possible try to visit when there is a worthwhile art exhibition on show there.

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