Meeting places for culture lovers
Starting with a visit to the iconic De Markten cultural centre in Place du Vieux Marché aux Grains/Oude Graanmarkt, well known for its delightful Mirror Hall and meeting spaces, this walk will take you through the neighbourhood to explore its cultural venues and social hubs. You will visit CENTRALE, the contemporary art centre of the City of Brussels, Place du Nouveau Marché aux Grains/Nieuwe Graanmarkt, with its many art galleries and Protestant church, as well as the Passa Porta bookshop and conference venue, before continuing through the bustling Place Saint-Géry/Sint-Goriksplein and its famous Halles/Hallen, the information point for Brussels’ annual Heritage Days and the setting for exhibitions, concerts and events. The tour will end at Place de la Bourse/Beursplein, a favourite meeting place for many Brussels residents.
In cooperation with Culturama and De Markten.
Sat. at 10:30 and 14:30 and Sun. at 10:30, 12:30 and 14:30 (in French); Sat. at 11:00, 13:30 and 15:30 and Sun. at 11:00, 12:00, 13:30 and 15:30 (in Dutch) (duration: 2 hours).
Starting point: De Markten, Place du Vieux Marché aux Grains/Oude Graanmarkt 5, Brussels
Advance booking required. Up to 15 people per tour.