Brussels: Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

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Brussels: Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour

From € 65 per person

Discover the hidden treasures of Brussels on this half-day walking tour and learn about the symbols of secret societies. Discover the mysteries of the Templar and the Illuminati as you wander through the Belgian capital.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the hidden treasures of Brussels
  • Learn about the symbols and signs of the alchemists and freemasons
  • See the old city gates of Brussels
  • Enjoy the best panoramic views of Brussels
Full description
Take a tour of Brussels that gets deep under its skin, exploring its secret societies and hidden symbols. Your private 4-hour walking tour starts at the luxurious Godiva chocolate store before diving into the city’s lesser known attractions and peeking at its famous sights from a new perspective. You will explore the Grand Place, considered by many as the most beautiful square in the world. Discover why it was built the way it was and the significance of the figure seven. Keep a lookout for the Zodiac sign on one of the buildings and learn the history of the city’s Freemasons. You will visit a Freemason’s grave in the Cathedral of St. Michael and search for a legend in its colorful church windows. The tour will take you uptown to the park opposite the Royal Palace to learn the meaning of hidden inscriptions. Hear about the concealed city below the Palace and get to know the founder of the Templars, Godfried of Bouillon. Walk a stretch of the trail of the pilgrims' route to Santiago de Compostela.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Pub visit
  • Tips
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Grand-Place 21, 1000 Brussels; in front of the Godiva chocolate store.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
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Amazing, informative, and enlightening

The guide was very knowledgable about the history and background of every site that we've visited! He took us to many places and was able to answer all over our questions. The only problem was that I wished I could spend more time learning about the history of Brussels.

January 12, 2019

May 24, 2019

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un Bruxelles original avec un guide enthousiaste

February 14, 2019

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