Walking tour

From Jardin Colonial/Koloniale Tuin to Palace 5: traces of colonialism on the Heysel Plateau

© Jean-Paul REMY

Traces of Belgium’s colonial past – some of them still visible, others erased by time and human activity – can also be found on the Heysel Plateau. These will be revealed on a guided walk taking you to locations abounding with memories: from Jardin Colonial/Koloniale Tuin on Avenue Jean Sobieski/Jan Sobieskilaan to the now-demolished colonial pavilions from the 1935 and 1958 World’s Fairs.

In cooperation with Laeken Découverte/Laken Onthuld.

Practical information

Sat. & Sun. at 10:30 and 14:30 (FR) and Sat. & Sun. at 10:00 and 14:00 (NL) (duration: 1 hour 30 minutes)

Starting point: Place Saint-Lambert/Sint-Lambertusplein (at the tram stop in front of the church), Brussels-Laeken/Laken

Advance booking required. Up to 20 people per tour.