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These picture has been taken during a visit to Brussels.
The picture is taken in the centre of Brussels "Coudenberg" an area with fantastic lovely architecture of old houses, with a height differ of 15 meter.
You can see the slope of the street, all the houses are out of the 17th century, a splendid stroll through the city for photographers.

"The hill of the "Coudenberg" formed since the Middle Ages, the residence of the ruling princes and the central administration of the Netherlands. The palace developed over 800 years around the medieval living area by the construction of a large stateroom, the Aula Magna, the ducal chapel and Baliënplein. The history of the former palace, place of intense political and cultural life, coincides with the history of Europe.
In 1731, this palatial residence that led to the most brilliant of his time belonged destroyed by fire. Archaeological excavations have numerous relics brought to light that testify to the life at court during the Bourgondian and Habsburg period. The archaeological site is today a museum .. under the Place Royale. "

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25/08/2012 12:41:49
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