The black Tower a
piece of history

Tour Noir / Zwarte Toren (Zwarte Toren)

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Why locals love it

The black tower or Tour Noir is situated close to Place St. Kathrine and the Katelijnskerk. It is a piece of the old middle age city wall. Nowadays it is surrounded by a hotel but nerveless it is more than 600 years old. If you want to see a piece of old Brussels without checking Grand Place you have to take a photo of this one.

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Cameron
Traveller
February 2, 2018
this area is interesting. explore beyond this. hold your breath when you walk behind it.
Darnell
Traveller
August 2, 2017
Its just a walk-by but it is like much of Brussels, bizarrely nestled where it shouldn't be. But the best thing is, is right behind it is an amazingly located Brussels contemporary art gallery.
Suki
Local
July 3, 2017

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