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Brussels under Charles V.

Situated in the heart of Brussels, on the site of the current Place Royale, a castle overlooked the city, from the Middle Ages until the 18th century when it was damaged by fire and torn down. The Coudenberg Palace was added to over the years, and this sumptuous palace was the residence of emperor Charles V. Today an archaeological site, visitors can discover the hidden passageways and the network of underground tunnels which ran underneath the palace.

After this adventure, make your way to the museum itself, in the Hoogstraten House which was named after the emperor's councillor, count of Hoogstraten. The building is fascinating in itself thanks to the restored Gothic-style gallery, built around 1516. Today the edifice is home to a vast collection of archaeological finds displayed in an exhibition space measuring over 700m².



Admission prices :
- Full price : 7 €
- From 18 to 25 years : 5 €
- Up to 17 years : Free

Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December
Entrance in the BELvue museum.
http://www.coudenberg.com/


Address
BELvue Museum
7, place des Palais
Koninklijk Paleis, 7
1000 Brussels City

Phone number
0032 70 22 04 92

Fax
0032 25 02 46 23

info@belvue.be

Website
http://www.belvue.be

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