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The Botanique has become a cultural Centre since 1984. Formally, it was a Botanique garden, with gorgious greenhouses. Nowadays, it still show its wonderful architecture, together with up-to-date concert venues (Orangerie, Rotonde, Witloof Bar...more
Rue Royale 236, Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Brussels 1210, Belgium
+32 2 218 37 32
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

Contrary to Parc de Bruxelles, the manicured beauty of the former botanical garden was lovely even in wintertime. There were even early/late flowers present there. Architecture of the former greenhouses and the sculptures are also very admirable, especially if the weather is clement. Note, however...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acorna
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Definitely worth a visit, the gardens are so clean and perfect, gardeners are constantly going round cleaning, clearing and replanting,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alison S
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Although this is in the wonder months it is architecturally beautiful. A lovely place to stroll around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Minnsy_10
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Botanical gardens in the grounds of the Palais de Lorraine were created in 1797 however these were closed in 1826 and were relocated in Meise. The rotunda is glass and iron.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We are big fans of the Botanique - not just its quaint gardens set out beautifully on the outskirts of the city centre, but also its amazing venue for music concerts ... the programming offers an eclectic mix, and we often find the chance to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CJ_FS
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Although coming to the end of the season, we still had an enjoyable walk around the gardens at Le Botanique. They seem to go on forever with lots of hidden paths. Statues are also very impressive. Worth a 20 minute walk around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank catrionah707
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy visiting museums, then purchasing a Brussels Card is a must! They are available in 24/48/72 passes. I chose the 48 hour one, and included a 48 hour travel pass, which gives unlimited travel on all buses, trams and Metro. The Pass gives...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

I had been looking forward to a nice stroll through Le Botanique and the adjacent outdoor botanical park/garden. Unfortunately both premisis are temporarily closed with no information about re-opening

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Truls G
Reviewed 25 September 2018

When we visited the weather wasn't great, but I'm sure it is beautiful in better weather, We enjoyed the walk through the gardens out to the centre of Brussels, which wasn't very far away.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsPT572
Reviewed 26 August 2018

There is nothing really inside the building, but the garden is lovely. It's worth a stroll, especially in the morning.

Date of experience: August 2018
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