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La Louvière
Hydraulic boatlifts of the historical Canal of the Centre
Hydraulic boatlifts of the historical Canal of the Centre
La Louvière
Between the twelve waterways in Hainaut, the Centre Canal is proving to be the one whose international reputation is the most impressive, especially thanks to its exceptional works of art! The construction of this waterway realized during the per
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Mons
Ducasse de Mons
Ducasse de Mons
Mons
émouvante cérémonie, le samedi soir, dans la collégiale qui porte son nom. A travers cette séance solennelle, le Doyen confie au Bourgmestre les reliques de la sainte afin de les processionner le lendemain dans les rues de la ville. Cette tradition est scell&#
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Mons
Belfry
Belfry
Mons
Cet édifice de 87 mètres de haut est l'unique beffroi de style baroque en Belgique. Le Beffroi de Mons illustre le style baroque sobre, avec un décor classique. Ce beffroi est une construction de prestige qui a également servi à la
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Thuin
Mediaeval city of Thuin and the hanging gardens
Mediaeval city of Thuin and the hanging gardens
Thuin
Nestling on a hill between the Sambre and Biesmelle (small river), Thuin majestically overlooks the valley. This picturesque city is composed of an upper part, with its rocky outcrop, an emblem of pride for the inhabitants, and a lower part with irrefutable economic inter
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Mons
The Neolithic Mines of Spiennes
The Neolithic Mines of Spiennes
Mons
Mons Card Partner: Free access Nestled in a lush green setting, the “Silex’s” is an interpretation centre dedicated to the Neolithic mines in Spiennes that will be opening its doors in April 2015 to introduce visitors to all aspects of this
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Tournai
The Notre-Dame cathedral
The Notre-Dame cathedral
Tournai
The Notre-Dame Cathedral is a gem of medieval architecture, listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO since 2000. Its impressive dimensions (134 m long and 66 m wide), the harmonious blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles and its daring architecture make this building a be
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Mons
Mundaneum
Mundaneum
Mons
Appelé « Google de papier » (Le Monde) ou encore « The web time forgot » (New York Times), le Mundaneum est d’abord l’entreprise visionnaire de Paul Otlet et Henri La Fontaine. Dès la fin du XIXème siècle, leur projet co
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La Louvière
Bois-du-Luc, Museum of Mining and sustainable Development
Bois-du-Luc, Museum of Mining and sustainable Development
La Louvière
Seven generations have followed each other at Bois du Luc, some others came from far horizons. Since 1685 coal-mining has drawn men, women and children to the pits. Pits which swallowed up men and spat up coal. Coal to fuel locomotives, family hearths and numerous industries. Bois-du-
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La Louvière
The hydraulic boat lifts
The hydraulic boat lifts
La Louvière
Discover the Historic Centre Canal and its remarkable civil engineering structures: the hydraulic lifts listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Each of these 4 lifts was built to deal with a difference in water level of some 17 metres, using one source of energy: water. Also worth seeing:
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Charleroi
Bois du Cazier
Bois du Cazier
Charleroi
The past, present for the future South of Charleroi,Bois du Cazier has become a place which is alive to all aspects of the Industrial heritage. Nestling in a green hollow this outstanding architectural site, crowned by two winding houses, is surrounded by three slag heaps which have b
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