The association « Laeken Découverte » aims to :

.... to promote sustainable and inclusive citizen of Laeken by all means contributing in that territory in social cohesion, particularly through the (re) discovery, development and defense of its heritage;

.... contribute to tourism development in the City of Brussels, the Brussels-Capital Region and the federal government by highlighting the many heritage features of Laeken, which are of interest not only locally but regionally and nationally.

Nouvelle brève

Laeken découverte passe à la télé. L’émission "Bienvenue chez vous" a été réalisée en collaboration avec notre association. Suivez-nous sur les traces du Laeken royal !

Le Laeken royal
5 July - The Brugmann hospital
A cottage hospital, designed by Victor Horta and a masterpiece of Art Deco architect Lacoste

It is known, the site of the Brugmann Hospital (1906-1923) is due to the architect Victor Horta. Known, but confusing for who expects to find there the famous scrolls and lashes of the new art. For the beauty here is another language, quieter, more subtle, an architectural expression whose primary concern is to soften the stay of patients ...

12 juillet - 28 tours de Taxis
Le parc de la ligne 28 et l’à venir de Tour et Taxis

Dernier parc créé à Bruxelles, le parc de Tour et Taxis forme, avec le parc de la ligne 28, un espace vert surprenant dans cet environnement fortement urbanisé.

19 July - Sic transit...
The cemetery of Laeken, the two churches and the royal crypt

This graveyard is often compared with the Père Lachaise in Paris. the following features to offer like its underground passageways, the medieval church (built in 1275) and its abundance of sculptural art, an authentic ‘Thinker’ by Rodin , numerous creations of the Salu ‘dynasty’ of sculptors and the tombs of great figures.

26 July - The Gardener King
The private parks and gardens of Leopold II

Un jardin d’acclimatation d’espèces ramenées du Congo pour la Belgique, un fruitier royal et un jardin d’agrément personnel de Léopold II. Ces anciens lieux royaux privés désormais ouverts au public sont encore largement méconnus. Partez en voyage à la belle époque de la botanique et de l’horticulture.

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