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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Mont des Arts is the highlight of the "upper town" of Brussels - where all the museums and European Union building are (and of course the palace). We didn't mind the slow incline to get up here and found the area fascinating.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Boyd F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little area of Brussels not far from the palace with exceptional views over Brussels but the day we were here the city was shrouded in Fog. Would be great on a clear day however. Beautiful buildings here as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free. Visit Duration: 45-60 Minutes. This Gorgeous neighborhood in Brussels is worth visiting and spending 1 Hour due to the stunning view of Brussels from the above. The view is exceptional from the gardens of the mont Des arts. Many other attractions are in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mont des Arts is a really lovely hill. As the name implies it's a mount, a hill of the Arts. There are several museums in the area and there is a quite lovely garden as well, with water features and statues. As it is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We visited this hill by chance on a rainy day strolls behind the grand palace . It just amazed us . The museum the library the statues the art the congress hall . Even on a rainy day it still shone its beauty bright ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

I really liked the Carillon, shame the puppets didn't really move a lot, but it was nice to hear it. Also, nice views from the Mont des Arts into the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karinapsousa
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Just a 10 minute walk up the hill from the central Grand Place and you have all the major art galleries in one place, Musical Instrument museum (pay extra 2 euros for the audio guide, well worth it) Magritte gallery, Bozar, Royal Museum of Fine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank edw1949
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Climbing the Mont des Arts, after the Gare Centrale, you can see the huge clock which strikes the hours with lovely chimes. In the distance you see the Place Royale and the St Jacques sur Coudenberg church, with a view over the city behind you....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Very disappointing and really not worth seeing....you climb up steps to the gardens which are very formal flower plantings and not very big ....they had drone competition over the flower beds when we were there and we cant figure out why they would choose this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SuzyDimm
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lovely ´hang-out´spot in the art district with beautiful views over Brussels. Also a good spot to enjoy a cocktail in the evening.

Date of experience: April 2018
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