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Serres Royales De Laeken, Brussels

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Visit the vast collection of botanicals at Serres Royales De Laeken, or "Royal Greenhouses of Laeken." Located just outside the city of Brussels, the glass-covered greenhouses shelter thousands of species of plants and flowers, commissioned by King Leopold II as a series of all-weather pleasure gardens. You'll find a chapel in the greenhouses, nicknamed the "Iron Church." Wear comfortable shoes to tour the huge complex, which covers 2.5 hectares (6 acres). Visit the attraction's website to check the blooming dates, or visiting times, and to synchronize your arrival. Use our Brussels vacation route planner to visit Serres Royales De Laeken on your trip to Brussels, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • If you like flowers and see a special garden, you must visit the 'Serres Royales de Laeken'. Only during a few week our King allows to visit this private part of his property.  more »
  • Take a stroll in the greenhouses of the King, small and large, young and old, fast or slow you can admire the most beautiful flowers and plants of the King. attention at the time because is you open that can of days.
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  • If you are willing to travel as far as Laeken, or if you happen to visit the Atomium, it's really worth including a tour of the Serres Royales when they are open (spring time). Apart from the greenhou...  more »
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  • Stunning floral and plant displays - the walkway of fuchsias is amazing. Beautiful grounds. Many steps and uneven pathways. Only open 3 weeks per year. Accessible by public transportation. HIGHLY recommended.
  • Beautiful! Too bad its only open a few weeks a year.
  • this park is huge! It is a pity it does not appear in many tourist guides
  • If you happen to be in Brussels during the time this place is open you absolutely bhave to do so. This place is just amazing.
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