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  • Excellent14%
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Sep 2, 2018
“Nice column and great area”
May 12, 2018
“Well worth visiting if you are staying nearby”
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Rue du Congres, Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive column that has an eternal flame , solid lion statues and other moving statues... all to commemorate the Second World War. In a vast modern plaza that overlooks part of the city.

Thank karen m
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The column is nice and all. But the best reason for a visit is the large open area to hang out and just rest gor awhile. Go down a stair and find a beautiful watetpark. It is quiet and relaxing.

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

이 곳은 우리가 머물던 호텔과 가까워서 오가며 몇차례 둘러보았습니다. 거대하면서 디테일이 좋은 건축물입니다. 그리고 바로 뒤에 위치한 terrace에 가면 도시의 괜찮은 전경을 볼 수 있습니다. This colonne du Congres was a short walk distance from our hotel. This is a enormous colune with a gilded...More

Thank Escape655457
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Typical early 19th century monument including plates for the soldiers fighting in WWs 1 and 2 and the grave of the unknown soldier and a flame. Impressive sight but not a must see.

Thank Karsten K
Reviewed September 18, 2017

... it is a rather wonderful monument. I'd picked up a leaflet for a walk about the Belgian Revolution so I was following that when I found this plaza. Knowing nothing about the Belgian Revolution I was really just looking around ( and the leaflet...More

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Nothing too great for you to specially step out for this. Its on the way, if you are on Tram (near Royal Palace & Park). Throw a glance or simply skip.

Thank Roots2Wings
Reviewed December 8, 2016

A beautiful column with many sculptures.Full of history. Even if you are not interested in the history see it for its beauty. Otherwise look up the Internet or get a Guide or Guide book to learn the whole story. Worth a visit.

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed June 12, 2016

I wasn't even going to pass there, but at some point I looked to the end of this enormous avenue and I saw this enormous colune with a gilded top! I had to see it closely and by the gods of Ancient Egypt, it was...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

The Colonne du Congres is already worth a short walk just because the terrace on which it is standing gives a great view over the old town. If you are there at lunchtime, walk into the Rue de Congres, just behind it, lots of nice...More

1  Thank Iohannis
Reviewed April 12, 2016

This is the location of Belgium's tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and while as a monument it may lack some of the majesty of its counterparts in London or Paris, it more than make up for it in its simplicity and accessibility. Visiting in the...More

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