Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Grand Place, Brussels | Belgium

Unesco Belgium

The Grand Place is the central square of Brussels, Belgium. Every two years in August, an enormous "flower carpet" is set up in the Grand Place for a few days. A million colourful flowers are set up in patterns, and the display covers an area of 1,800 square metres.

The square is surrounded by a remarkably homogeneous body of public and private buildings, dating mainly from the late 17th century. La Grand-Place is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  


Medical Librarian said...

The "flower carpet" sounds like a lot of work. Beautiful results, though.

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