Brabofontein

This fountain was built in 1887, the work of ironmonger Jef Lambeaux. It memorialises the gesture of the legendary Silvius Brabo, a Roman warrior who cut off the hand of the giant Druon Antigon, a pirate on the Escaut. The water from the fountain runs directly onto the paving stones.

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Grote Markt
Grote Markt
This irregularly shaped square is
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Hôtel de ville
Hôtel de ville
The Town Hall was built by Cornelis
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Around the Grand Place and Cathedral
Around the Grand Place and Cathedral
This district, scattered with little
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Gildekamersstraat
Gildekamersstraat
Guildhouse Street is a narrow and pretty
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Handschoenmarkt
Handschoenmarkt
This triangular open space stands
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Vlaaikensgang
Vlaaikensgang
You can get to Vlaaikensgang via a porch
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Grote Markt
Grote Markt
This irregularly shaped square is
0:15
Hôtel de ville
Hôtel de ville
The Town Hall was built by Cornelis
0:15
Around the Grand Place and Cathedral
Around the Grand Place and Cathedral
This district, scattered with little
2:00
See all