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1,289 Articles of interest in Belgium

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  • Mechelen transit camp

    The Mechelen transit camp, or officially SS-Sammellager Mecheln in German, was a detention and deportation camp established in the Dossin, the oldest casern at Mechelen, by the Nazi German occupier of Belgium.

  • Langemark German war cemetery

    The German war cemetery of Langemark (formerly spelt 'Langemarck') is near the village of Langemark, part of the municipality of Langemark-Poelkapelle, in the Belgian province of West Flanders. More than 44,000 soldiers are buried here.

  • Rubenshuis

    The Rubenshuis ("Rubens House") is the former home and studio of Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) in Antwerp. It is now a museum.

  • Corsendonk

    Corsendonk is a Belgian beer brand. The brandname refers to the Priory of Corsendonk in Oud-Turnhout; which was in operation from 1398 to 1784, and was rebuilt in 1968 as a hotel complex by new owners Corsendonk Hotels. In 1982, on the 125th anniver…

  • Saint Nicholas' Church, Ghent

    St. Nicholas' Church (Dutch: Sint-Niklaaskerk) is one of the oldest and most prominent landmarks in Ghent, Belgium. Begun in the early 13th century as a replacement for an earlier Romanesque church, construction continued through the rest of the cen…

  • Maison du Peuple

    The Maison du Peuple (French) or Volkshuis (Dutch) ("House of the People") in Brussels, was one of the largest works of Belgian architect Victor Horta, in the Art Nouveau style, opened on 2 April 1899. It was commissioned by the Belgian Workers' Par…

  • Lotto Arena

    Lotto Arena is an arena in Antwerp, Belgium. It has a seating capacity for 8,050 people for concerts and 5,218 for sporting events. The arena opened on March 10, 2007, after nine months of construction and adjacent to the Sportpaleis.

  • Brasserie d'Achouffe

    The Brasserie d'Achouffe is a Belgian brewery based in Achouffe. It was founded in 1982 by two brothers-in-law, Pierre Gobron and Christian Bauweraerts, as a hobby. In September 2006, the brewery was bought by the brewery group Duvel Moortgat.

  • Stade du Pays de Charleroi

    Stade du Pays de Charleroi is a football stadium in the city of Charleroi, Belgium. It was built for the 2000 UEFA European Championship in Belgium and the Netherlands in replacement of the old stadium known as Mambourg. It is the home of Sporting C…

  • St. Rumbold's Cathedral

    St. Rumbold's Cathedral (Dutch: Sint-Romboutskathedraal) is the Belgian metropolitan archiepiscopal cathedral in Mechelen, dedicated to Saint Rumbold, Christian missionary and martyr who had founded an abbey nearby.His remains are rumoured to be bur…

  • Hôtel Solvay

    The Hôtel Solvay is a large Art Nouveau town house designed by Victor Horta on the Avenue Louise in Brussels. The house was commissioned by Armand Solvay, the son of the wealthy Belgian chemist and industrialist Ernest Solvay. For this wealthy patro…

  • Geraardsbergen

    Geraardsbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣeːraːrdzbɛrɣə(n)], French: Grammont) is a city and municipality located in the Denderstreek and in the Flemish Ardennes, the hilly southern part of the Belgian province of East Flanders.

  • Drongen

    Drongen (French: Tronchiennes) is a submunicipality of the city of Ghent (Arrondissement of Ghent, East Flanders, Flanders, Belgium).

  • 2005 Belgian Grand Prix

    The 2005 Belgian Grand Prix (formally the LXI Belgian Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 11 September 2005 at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Spa, Belgium. It was the sixteenth round of the 2005 Formula One season. The race, contested …

  • Battle of Messines (1914)

    The Battle of Messines was fought in October 1914 between the German Empire and the British Empire, as part of the Race to the Sea, between the river Douve and the Comines–Ypres canal.

  • Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

    The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (or Museum of Natural Sciences) is a museum in the Belgian capital of Brussels dedicated to natural history. Its most important pieces are 30 fossilized Iguanodon skeletons, which were discovered in 18…

  • Muur van Geraardsbergen

    The Muur van Geraardsbergen (English: Wall of Geraardsbergen/Grammont, French: Mur de Grammont) is a steep narrow road with cobblestones in Geraardsbergen, Belgium. It is also known as Kapelmuur, Muur-Kapelmuur or simply Muur. The hill starts near t…

  • Trams in Ghent

    The Ghent tramway network (Dutch: de Gentse tram) is a network of tramways forming part of the public transport system in Ghent, a city in the Flemish Region of Belgium, with a total of four lines (1, 21/22 ,24 and 4). Since 1991, the network has be…

  • Egmont Palace

    The Egmont Palace (Dutch: Egmontpaleis, French: Palais d'Egmont) is a large mansion at the Rue aux Laines (Wolstraat) and the Petit Sablon Square in Brussels, Belgium. Today it houses the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Cristal Arena

    The Cristal Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in Genk, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Racing Genk. The stadium holds 25,000 (of which 4,200 are standing places) and was built in 1999. Heusden-Zolde…

  • Ypres Cloth Hall

    The Cloth Hall (Dutch: Lakenhal or Lakenhalle) is a large cloth hall, a medieval commercial building, in Ypres, Belgium. It was one of the largest commercial buildings of the Middle Ages, when it served as the main market and warehouse for the Flemi…

  • Boerentoren

    The Boerentoren (English: "Farmers' Tower"; officially KBC Tower, originally the Torengebouw van Antwerpen) is a tall building in Antwerp, Belgium.

  • Werchter

    Werchter is a small village in Belgium which has been part of the municipality of Rotselaar since 1 January 1977. It is the site of Rock Werchter and the birthplace of painter Cornelius Van Leemputten.

  • Orval Abbey

    Orval Abbey (Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Orval) is a Cistercian monastery founded in 1132 in the Gaume region of Belgium and is located in Villers-devant-Orval, part of Florenville in the province of Luxembourg.