Programme

Exhibition

Let’s meet by a monument!

The City of Brussels’ Historical Heritage Unit invites you to explore the city and discover, through architectural visits, just a small selection of Brussels’ 400 monuments. These monuments, whether fountains, sculptures, contemporary artworks, remains or commemorative plaques, are all part of our surroundings and sometimes of our daily life, and are perfect places to meet others.But are you curious enough to take a closer look at these monuments while waiting for the person/people you are meeting up with? That is where this temporary exhibition comes in, as its whole purpose is to arouse your curiosity!

Here you will explore the following monuments:

  • The Scheldt and Meuse fountains, Brussels Town Hall, Grand-Place/Grote Markt 8;
  • La Cycliste sculpture (showing a cat on a bicycle),
  • Rue de l’Écuyer/Schildknaapsstraat / Rue d’Arenberg/Arenbergstraat / Rue Montagne-aux-Herbes Potagères/Warmoesberg;
  • Narcissus sculpture, by the pond at the north end of Parc de Bruxelles/Warandepark;
  • Cheval à l’abreuvoir (Horse at the Pond) sculpture,
  • Square Ambiorix/Ambiorixsquare;
  • Monument to Max Waller, Square Ambiorix/Ambiorixsquare;
  • Le Dompteur de Chevaux (The Horse Tamer) sculpture, intersection of Avenue Franklin Roosevelt/Franklin Rooseveltlaan and Avenue Émile Duray/Émile Duraylaan;
  • Phoenix 44 sculpture, Avenue Louise/
  • Louizalaan roundabout;
  • Monument to Labour, Quai des Yachts/Jachtenkaai;
  • De Brouckère fountain, Square Jean Palfyn/Jan Palfynsquare;
  • Old fountain, Square du Cardinal Cardijn/Kardinaal Cardijnsplantsoen.

Practical information

Accessible at all times

Various locations in Brussels