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Porte de Hal - Hallepoort

Porte de Hal - Hallepoort

Credit : Hallepoort © Eric Danhier

The Porte de Hal is the only significant remnant of the second wall. During the breakdown, it was spared because it served as a prison. Later it became a museum of weapons and it was converted into a neo-gothic monument by architect Henri Beyaert. Following the closure of the museum in 1974, temporary exhibitions were being held at the Porte de Hal. After a renovation the tower opened again permanently in 2008. The Halle Gate is now a museum about the history of Brussels and the second city wall.

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1060 Sint-Gillis
Lat : 50.833Lng : 4.34508
0 m
7 years

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