*Memorial to the Missing*
This cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) memorial for the missing soldiers of World War I...Read more
Unique German trench site, with 300m of trenches, 4 bunkers and 2 listening posts (trenches) of tremendous strategic value during WWI.
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A remarkable example of a feudal lord’s residence with its moats, chateau chapel, porch-tower, estate farm and living quarters, the Château de...Read more
This mighty rectangular building, encircled by an enormous moat, was the centre of a nobleman’s estate which was first associated with Liège and...Read more
mireillevandermeulen villes fortifiées
Le Grand-Hornu has been built between 1810 and 1830, and combines mining infrastructures with the homes of administrators and workers.
Built in 1752 by a local aristocrat, the façade of the château is rendered and has thirteen bays on two storeys, with a slightly projecting central...Read more
Established in 1822, the Bois du Cazier mine expanded throughout the 19th century, specifically because the coal extracted there was of very high...Read more
The Château de Leignon was built between 1895 and 1900 by the architect Auguste Van Assche. It has a neo-Gothic appearance with some “military”...Read more