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Leopold II Monument Brussels

Local name: Monument Léopold II Bruxelles

The Leopold I Monument is located opposite the Royal Palace in the Laeken district. It was commissioned by King Leopold II, who wanted to honor his father, the first King of Belgium - Leopold I.

The neo-Gothic building was designed in the second half of the nineteenth century by the architect Louis De Curte. The base of the structure consists of nine columns symbolizing the Belgian provinces. Each column has a sculpture symbolizing a given region. Interestingly, each of the figures was made by a different sculptor, thanks to which they retained their individuality.

In the central part of the monument a monument of the brave king - Leopold I was placed. There is a staircase from the north. The whole structure is crowned with a fifty-meter spire decorated with a gold-plated crown.


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    Troonplein 91000 Brussels , Belgium