Parc du Cinquantenaire, Brussels

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Stroll the promenades of a grand urban park at Parc du Cinquantenaire, home of the Arc du Cinquantenaire. The 19th century saw the addition of the triumphal arch for Belgium's 50th anniversary as an independent nation. Three museums occupy the northern part of the park: the Royal Military Museum, Autoworld, and the Cinquantenaire Museum. A 19th-century monument called the Temple of Human Passions and a Great Mosque take up the northwest corner of the park. The buildings at the corners of the park complement the arch's neoclassical grandeur with their domes and rotundas, and the center is dominated by an esplanade where you can walk through the landscaped greenery. Make Parc du Cinquantenaire a part of your Brussels vacation plans using our Brussels sightseeing planner .
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  • We had a hotel near by so it was quite nice to walk around after dinner and there was often music playing near the street entrance. The arch and monument is also quite nice and worth a detour to take ...  more »
  • Relatively new construction, similar to other oldest in Europe. Nice park full of tourists and young people, students from all over Europe!
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