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Controversial monument.

Due to historic disputes this monument became one of the most controversial ones in Belgium... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
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Worth for historic fans...

Good to know Belgium history, visit this place might be give you an idea of what the country... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
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May 16, 2018
“Controversial monument.”
Aug 8, 2018
“One of many great monuments in Brussels”
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

There are many great monuments in Brussels and this one would be of special interest to history buffs who would know about King Leopold II

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Narziss
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Due to historic disputes this monument became one of the most controversial ones in Belgium. Technically speaking this monument represents the very classic of its kind. End of 19th century and beginning of 20th saw many similar or nearly identical in style monuments of king...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Isn't a shame for Belgians to create such a statue of the one of the most murderous rules in history? Only 3 (!!!) people killed more humans in history: Hitler, Stalin and Mao. This statue shouldn't never exist.

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank Sebastian G
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Leopold was a good guy and a real leader, despite all the propaganda that tries to ruin his name! He didn't kill anybody by his own command, yet alone work towards the genocide of people. African tribes were killing each other in their perplexion regarding...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Purple H
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

I don't know how this evil person have monument. Leopold kill a lot of people! And he have a monument for this.........

Date of experience: September 2017
8  Thank Erika D
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Beautifull and calm little place with a beautyfull statue of one of the last 'typical' monarchs not the nicest person, but devoted to his country. Wouldn't make too large a detour for it, but if you're near, it's worth a visit. To the people uncritically...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank JayPG-25
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Good to know Belgium history, visit this place might be give you an idea of what the country background.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank don226
Reviewed July 1, 2016

A monument in the center of Brussels still stands glorifying Leopold II, "builder king", without even a mention of his genocide of 10 million Congolese during his rule of the new state of Belgium. SHAME ON BELGIUM for spending OUR tax money maintaining this garbage...More

Date of experience: July 2016
29  Thank -l_l-Emily-l_l-
Reviewed January 16, 2016

The regal majesty of it all. There is so much in a reasonable walking distance. You can see more than one thing, but you do need to walk.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank CountryHarvestUSA
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

This monument is very central and you're likely to spot it without even trying. Part of Belgian (and Congolese!) history. It is what it is really.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Matvl
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