31 Jan 2010


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The weather was cold and sunny so I payed a visit to "The Cinquantenaire" which was built by King Leopold II for the 1880 National Exhibition commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Belgian independence. If you want to read more about it, it's here here

The "Cinquantenaire"

and it's top

there are museums inside

Car museum

in front and back of the arch are these statures

the ceiling of an arch

There is a huge parc around. Here is the view towards the European quarters of Brussels

and the other side, one of the big boulevards of Brussels.


Puss-in-Boots said...

Wow, that looks fabulous, Gattina. I love the statues.

Maribeth said...

Great pictures. I hope, one day, I can see it!

Rayne said...

I love the horses on the top of the building. That is an amazing work of art!

wenn said...

love the scenery!

claudie said...

Nice to learn you had great time at le cinquantenaire! It is cold here too south of France. we were at the second hand trade this morning with Mélissa even if the temperature and the wind were difficult to support!
I am tired those days with school! I can't wait the holiday now! I didn't went on my blog for a long time but i don't forget you! I hope to find again my energize and come back on the internet stage!!!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Great scenery.