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Brussels – Art Nouveau masterpieces

Posted: December 2, 2014 in Belgium
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Indeed it is a very under-appreciated city which does not get the visitors that flock to other Western European capitals

Tammy Tour Guide

Art nouveau Brussels Art Nouveau

Brussels is one of the world’s best cities for Art Nouveau, one of my favourite styles of architecture and design. I adore its decorative, floral curves and stylish swirls.

For art lovers, an Art Nouveau tour of Brussels is a fabulous experience with hundreds of impressive buildings to discover.

The city was home to two of the superstars of Art Nouveau in the late 19th Century– Victor Horta and Paul Hankar.

It also lays claim to being home to the world’s first Art Nouveau buildings – the Hotel Tassel and Hankar’s House.

Hotel Hannon, Art Nouveau Brussels Hotel Hannon – Art Nouveau masterpiece c/o Visit Brussels

Travellers are in for a treat if they’re prepared to get away from the hustle and bustle of the main city centre and take a detour down its back streets.

With more than 1,000 Art Nouveau buildings to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start so here are my…

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