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Nice walk if you're in the city

Built as part of the industrial revolution in Belgium, this canal links Charleroi with Brussels... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nothing worth exploring

I am surprised of seeing this canal as 'attraction', I love waterways and walks along canals and... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
beppo81
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Antwerp, Belgium
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29 Aug 2018
“An asset of Brussels that has so much potential”
18 Jun 2017
“Nice walk if you're in the city”
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We really wanted ti visit and walk along the Canal, but tourist information is poor and other information indicated it can be a poor experience ofw alking past dereliction, decay and crime.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Built as part of the industrial revolution in Belgium, this canal links Charleroi with Brussels. It's outlived it's original use, but is still beautifully maintained. I wouldn't come specifically to the city for a walk, but it's a nice walk if you're in the city...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

I am surprised of seeing this canal as 'attraction', I love waterways and walks along canals and river, but honestly I would recommend maybe 50 more pleasant walks or bike rides along waterways in Belgium.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank beppo81
Reviewed 15 November 2016

As I had extra time i decided to take a hike around canal as I saw it was listed on tripadvisor. There is path that follows canal from city center (I began hike by south railway station). Unless you're into abandoned and derelict objects and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Robert S
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