Built heritage



    
Courcelles
Trazegnies Castle
Trazegnies Castle
Courcelles
Trazegnies was the seat of a powerful seigniory and the cradle of one of Europe’s most illustrious families. The Trazegnies family owned a castle worthy of their line. Today there remain the Romanesque cellars of the original manor, a rare survivor from the 11th cen
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Thuin
Hanging gardens
Hanging gardens
Thuin
Situated on the southern side of the rocky outcrop, this natural and built heritage is of great biological interest, with particularly rich plant and animal life. Besides this site classified as exceptional Walloon heritage, pleasure gardens, vegetable gardens and vineyar
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Mons
Mons Town Hall
Mons Town Hall
Mons
Mons Town Hall was built in the Gothic style between 1458 and 1477. It has only one upper floor and is capped with a bell-tower added in 1717-1718. Be sure to stop and admire the bronze banister in front of its facade, representing St George and the dragon
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Mons
St Waltrude's Collegiate Church
St Waltrude's Collegiate Church
Mons
The construction of the present collegiate church began in 1450 with the chancel, which was finished around 1506. The transept was completed in 1527, and work on the nave lasted until 1621. Laid out in the form of a Latin cross with 29 chapels around the main nave, transe
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Lobbes
Mediaeval city of Lobbes and the Jardin de Folcuin
Mediaeval city of Lobbes and the Jardin de Folcuin
Lobbes
The Jardin de Folcuin, which is modelled on a monastic garden, endeavours to show visitors the planting scheme featured in the Capitulare de Villis vel curtis imperi ordered by Charlemagne. On the steep slope alongside the collegiate church, you can wander into a n
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Thuin
Château du Fosteau
Château du Fosteau
Thuin
The outline of the Château du Fosteau stands out at the top of a hill overlooking the surrounding fields. This imposing 14th century fortified house is still crowned with four towers. The Lords of Semousies, of Sars, followed by the Lords of Zwenne, Marotte, Henry, J
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Lobbes
Collegiale of Lobbes
Collegiale of Lobbes
Lobbes
This citadel which seems to protect the village was once a funerary church for the monks of the abbey, then a parish church and finally, a collegiate church. A major part of its structure dates back to the Carolingian period (9th century). It harbours many treasures: a cr
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Mouscron
L'Hôtel de Ville de Mouscron
L'Hôtel de Ville de Mouscron
Mouscron
Vaste édifice de style néo-gothique, l'hôtel de ville a été érigé entre 1888 et 1890 selon les plans de l'architecte brugeois René Buyck. Copie de l'hôtel de ville d'Oudenaarde, sa façade se compose de deux niveaux en briques reposant
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Enghien
Maison Jonathas - musée de la Tapisserie
Maison Jonathas - musée de la Tapisserie
Enghien
Située dans la rue Montgomery (célèbre général passé dans la ville en 1944), la maison Jonathas a été construite sur les fondations de l’ancien donjon des seigneurs d’Enghien. Démantelée en 1194 par le comte de Hainaut, Bau
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Flobecq
The House of Medicinal Plants
The House of Medicinal Plants
Flobecq
Since the 16th century Flobecq has been renowned for the cultivation of medicinal herbs. The famous herbalist Pierre Ricard even established a herb garden and shop in the Pays des Collines. Nowadays, the Maison des Plantes médicinales (medicinal herbs museum) honours
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