Located on the square of the palace in Brussels(Belgian), opposite the Palace of the Nation, on the other end of the Royal Park, Royal Palace is one of the most beautiful official buildings in Brussels.
Belgian King carries his prerogatives as Head of state: he gives his audiences and that it address matters of state. The Palace also includes the ceremonial rooms where big events are organized, and the apartments available to heads of state on official visits.
To see when you visit the Royal Palace ofBrussels :
Built in the reign of King Leopold II, this room contains bas-reliefs by Auguste Rodin. These represent the eight economic activities which, with one exception, symbolize the provinces of Belgium. The exception is “Brabant” where the Palace is situated. The Scheldt and the Meuse, symbols of Flanders and Wallonia respectively, were carved by Thomas Vinçotte and embellish the top of the doors. Oak and exotic wood parquet, as well as bronze and gilded chandeliers give the prestigious Throne Room an imposing appearance.
The Grand Staircase
This majestic feature, with its imposing proportions, was designed by Alphonse Balat for King Leopold II. The pale walls and the stone columns, the white marble of the enormous staircase, the green marble of the banister, the gilding, the mirrors, the picture windows and the marble Minerva all contribute to the overall impression of harmony.
Three contemporary works of art
On the initiative of Her Majesty the Queen and through the good offices of the government’s building agency “Régie des Bâtiments – Regie der Gebouwen”, three contemporary works of art were installed in the Royal Palace of Brussels in October 2002.
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