Tour & Taxis
Brussels by Water
Brussels’ canals offer an interesting (if industrial) perspective of the capital.
FC de Kampioenen
This bright, dynamic mural features not a football club but a parade of characters based on a TV series that ran from 1990 to 2011. The...
Pigeon Soldat Memorial
This monument commemorates the carrier pigeons of WWI.
Bastion of Flemish avant-garde theatre.
Bright, modern art on whitewashed timber walls, simple tables including some terraced seating and a hushed air of mild formality. The...
Rue Picard 3 · interesting places nearby
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A postal sorting shed doesn’t sound like an immediate tourist draw, but the Tour & Taxis complex is an architectural masterpiece, its 21st-century revamp creating a fine exhibition and commercial space in these Victorian warehouses and customs depots. It’s all part of the ongoing gentrification of Brussels’ run-down canal district, from where you can now take a variety of summer barge cruises .