Brussels (2) – Palais Royale

The Palais Royal de Buxelles is located on the south eastern edge of central Brussels.  Doors to the public were opened during the summer to September 6.  Unfortunately, we missed it by two weeks.  Here is a glimpse of the exterior.

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Saint Jacques-sur-Coudenberg, 18th-century, neoclassical church on the Royal Square.

 

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Royal Palace of Brussels is the official palace of the King and Queen of the Belgians.  However, it is not the residence of the royal family.  This palace is used in the capacity of royal functions and state of affairs.  It has State Rooms for large receptions and apartments for visiting foreign Heads of State.

 

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Right side of the palace.

 

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A full view of the palace from the park across the plaza.

 

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Parc de Bruxelles Warandepark is located across the open plaza from the front of the Palace.

 

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One of the many pathways in the park.

 

 

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