heritage classrooms

9 excursions, 9 booklets: Brussels in summer

Heritage classes offer walks for the general public. Discover a district, an era or a personality from Brussels' heritage with your family or friends. Each route encourages you to open your eyes to a different facet of the city.

Our discovery routes:

  1. Learn to differentiate between Art Nouveau and Art Deco in the Ponds district of Ixelles.
  2. Erasmus - garden side. A walk to discover Erasmus house and garden.
  3. Take a walk with Victor Horta at the turn of the 20th century, in the Bailli district in Ixelles and Saint-Gilles.
  4. Take up residence in Evere. Discover the social housing Ieder Zijn Huis (Everyone Their Home) and its surroundings.
  5. Follow in the footsteps of Paul Hamesse. A family walk in the centre of Brussels to discover the work of this Belgian architect.
  6. The sumptuous Saint-Gilles city hall. Its tower, its lavish materials and its rich decoration make this monument a real castle.
  7. Stroll along the main boulevards in the centre and meet the winners of the 19th century façade contests.
  8. The mysterious Mr Houtstont. A stroll to discover the decorations of Georges Houtstont in the centre of Brussels.
  9. Antique is chic! Decode the Royal District with your family.
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