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Standbeeld Ambiorix

Grote Markt, Tongeren 3700, Belgium
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Ambiorix, the Great leader of the Eburons - the tribes that Julius Caesar called "the bravest tribes among the Gauls"

The impressive statue of Ambiorix in the town’s main square, in front of the... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
israroz
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Ra'anana, Israel
Ambiorix in Tongeren

While visiting Tongeren, Belgiums oldest town, you must see Ambiorix in the center of the town... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
huguettebelgium
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belgium
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Jun 2, 2018
“Ambiorix, the Great leader of the Eburons - the tribes that Julius Caesar called "the bravest tribes among the Gauls"”
Feb 4, 2018
“Ambiorix in Tongeren”
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Grote Markt, Tongeren 3700, Belgium
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

The impressive statue of Ambiorix in the town’s main square, in front of the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwebasliek, is (in my opinion) a must see in Tongeren, the oldest town in Belgium. We traveled there on Sunday morning, so we were lucky to enjoy the magnificent statue of...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

While visiting Tongeren, Belgiums oldest town, you must see Ambiorix in the center of the town; nearby the large church, that's infact not just a churc but a 'basilque'. Ambiorix was told to be the bravest of the 'galiers'

Thank huguettebelgium
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

Nice square, quiet on a Saturday morning. Map and arrows pointing to various attractions were very helpful.

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Having seen the audio-visual exhibit of Ambiorix in the Gallo-Romeins Museum, this great sculpture has much more meaning. As do the characters in the Asterix books.

Thank SuandChris
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

There are a number of coffee houses/restuarants on the square, and it makes an idewal spot to have a coffee chill during the day or a meal a night. Very clean and welcomining.

Thank TrevorStirton
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Ambiorix was the chief of the Eburons,a local tribe in the region, then called Gallia. He led fierce battles against the Roman invaders and after so many centuries Ambiorix still stands as an example of courage. His statue is really the center of the small...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

The 150 year old statue on the main square of Tongeren is nice to see. It represent the leader of the Gallic warrior's who once defeated Roman troops!

Thank IvoJanssens
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

This statue dominates the main town square, facing the basilica. There are plenty of cafés around, so you can admire it at your leisure while sipping a coffee or beer.

1  Thank Karina C
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