Built heritage



    
Le Roeulx
Franchissement de l'ascenseur funiculaire de Strépy-Thieu
Franchissement de l'ascenseur funiculaire de Strépy-Thieu
Le Roeulx
La mise en réseau des voies navigables belges au gabarit de 1.350 tonnes, a nécessité la mise en place d’un nouveau tronçon de déviation pour le Canal du Centre et la construction d’un nouvel ascenseur à bateaux : l’ascenseu
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Charleroi
BPS22 - The Art Museum of Province de Hainaut
BPS22 - The Art Museum of Province de Hainaut
Charleroi
Depuis son inauguration en septembre 2015, le BPS22 Musée d’art de la Province de Hainaut se déploie sur 2.500 m² et est aujourd’hui l’un des plus grands musées d’art en Belgique francophone grâce à son implantation hy
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Charleroi
Charleroi City Hall
Charleroi City Hall
Charleroi
Art Deco contributed to the decline of Art Nouveau, which was regarded as overly fluid and excessively sinuous, whereas the more geometrical Art Deco style, with its very sleek lines, was more in keeping with the spirit of the times. Inaugurated in 1936, C
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Charleroi
The belfry
The belfry
Charleroi
The belfry is part of the Charleroi City Hall that was designed by architect Joseph André in 1936. It is a perfect combination of classicism and art deco. The belfry is 70 metres high and can be accessed via 250 stairs. It was built in blue and white stone and bricks
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Braine-le-Comte
Ronquieres Inclined Plane
Ronquieres Inclined Plane
Braine-le-Comte
Exhibition "A boat, a life", An exciting experience ! With infra-red headphones to guide you, follow the bargee in his daily world (three-dimensional scenes, modern audio-visual techniques, giant wall-screens, automaton, etc.). Also well worth seeing: a film about how t
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Froidchapelle
Dam of la Plate Taille
Dam of la Plate Taille
Froidchapelle
Suivez le guide pour la visite du plus grand Barrage de Belgique et le seul que l'on puisse visiter de l'intérieur. Découvrez, à travers une maquette géante, l'histoire et le pourquoi de la création d'un tel ouvrage. Panorama époustouflant du
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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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Soignies
Collegiate church of Saint-Vincent
Collegiate church of Saint-Vincent
Soignies
Soignies, city of medieval origin, has lived for nearly nine centuries at the hour of the Canons of Saint-Vincent, who made rise during the 11th century an impressive Collegiate Church. Primitive Romanesque style, its high walls in rubble stone and its two massive towers
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Gerpinnes
Village Mill of Gerpinnes
Village Mill of Gerpinnes
Gerpinnes
This renovated beautiful water mill today produces whole wheat flour to an ancestral method, as well as clean electricity, in perfect compliance with the concerns of sustainable development. One of the difficulties for the renovation was to install the renovated wheel (on
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Charleroi
Saint-Christopher Church
Saint-Christopher Church
Charleroi
The fortress of Charleroi had barely been built by the Spanish in 1666 when it was taken over the next year by the French. In 1667, Louis XIV ordered the construction of a garrison chapel dedicated to saint Louis. This became the parish church in 1669. In 1722, it was nam
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