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[EN] Conservatory of music since 1873, the former convent of the Daughters of Notre Dame is accessible from rue de Nimy through an entrance porch. [FR] Conservatoire de musique depuis 1873, l'ancien couvent des Filles de Notre Dame est accessible depuis la rue de Nimy par un porche d'entrée.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 8/27/2020

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[EN] The royal theater of Mons was inaugurated on October 18, 1843, in a neoclassical style, it was built according to the plans of the city architect, Charles Sury. [FR] Le théâtre royal de Mons fut inauguré le 18 octobre 1843, d'un style néo-classique, il fut construit selon les plans d’un architecte de la ville, Charles Sury.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: 8/27/2020

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[EN] A chapel built in the 14th century gives way to a Gothic building in the 16th century, then Baroque in the 18th century. [FR] Une chapelle construite au XIVe siècle fait place à un édifice gothique au XVIe, puis baroque au XVIIIe siècle.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: 8/27/2020

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[EN] At the heart of the Grand-Place de la Cité du Doudou, the Town Hall was built during the second half of the 15th century. [FR] Au cœur de la Grand-Place de la Cité du Doudou, l'Hôtel de Ville fut construit pendant la seconde moitié du XVe siècle.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 9/24/2020

last visited: 6/21/2022

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[EN] The belfry of Mons constitutes a remarkable architectural testimony, the only baroque belfry in Belgium. [FR] Le beffroi de Mons constitue un témoignage architectural remarquable, seul beffroi baroque de Belgique.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: 8/27/2020

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[EN] This Gothic building, erected in 1623, currently houses the central library of the University of Mons. [FR] Ce bâtiment de tradition gothique, érigé en 1623, abrite actuellement la bibliothèque centrale de l’Université de Mons.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: 8/27/2020

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[FR] Panneau d'information situé près du pont de la Sambre expliquant la situation des ponts lobbains. [EN] Information panel located near the Sambre Bridge explaining the situation of the Bridges of Lobbes town.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 12/4/2019

last visited: 6/21/2022

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[FR] La IIeme armée allemande rencontre la Vème armée française le 23 août à Gozée. [EN] The 2nd German army meets the 5th French army on 23rd August in Gozée.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 2/8/2021

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[FR] Dans la nuit du 23 au 24 août qui suit la bataille, l’église de Gozée se constitue en hôpital provisoire. [EN] During the night of 23rd to 24th August following the battle, the church of Gozée was set up as a temporary hospital.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 2/7/2021

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[FR] Les corps d'armée françaises ont bivouaqué dans la vallée, en bas de la ville. [EN] The French army corps bivouacked in the valley below the town.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 3/3/2020

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[FR] Les corps d'armée françaises ont bivouaqué dans la vallée, en bas de la ville. [EN] The French army corps bivouacked in the valley below the town.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 1/24/2021

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[FR] Panneau d'information situé à proximité de l'église évoquant la situation du la commune en Août 1914. [EN] Information panel located near the church evoking the situation of the municipality in August 1914.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 12/8/2019

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[FR] Panneau "Histoire de la cité" se trouvant à droite d'une des entrées de l’hôtel de ville. [EN] "History of the City" sign located to the right of one of the entrances of the Town Hall.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 11/5/2018

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[FR] Panneau "Histoire de la cité" se trouvant à droite de la porte de la Maison du Baili. [EN] Panel "History of the City" located to the right of the door of the House of Baili.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 11/8/2018

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[FR] Panneau "Histoire de la cité" située à l'angle de la rue Tumelaire et du boulevard Defontaine. [EN] Panel "History of the City" located at the corner of Tumelaire Street and Defontaine Boulevard.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 12/22/2018

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[FR] Bataille de la Première Guerre mondiale qui opposa les troupes françaises à la IIe armée allemande. [EN] Battle of the First World War between the French troops and the German Second Army.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 2/7/2019

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[FR] Panneau "Histoire de la cité" positionné à la droite du buste de la reine Astrid. [EN] Panel "History of the city" located to the right of the bust of Queen Astrid.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 1/18/2019

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[FR] Unités d'infanterie de la force terrestre des forces armées belges basée à Charleroi. [EN] Infantry units of the Land Forces of the Belgian Armed Forces based in Charleroi.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 2/7/2019

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[FR] Panneau "Histoire de la cité" se trouvant à droite de la porte principale de la caserne Caporal Trésignies. [EN] Panel "History of the City" located to the right of the main gate of the Caporal Trésignies barracks

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 1/7/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMoulin du Cat Sauvage - Ellezelles, Belgique

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FR - Le moulin du Cat Sauvage, sis au bord de la route reliant Ellezelles et Renaix (Belgique) EN - The mill of Cat Sauvage, located at the edge of the road connecting Ellezelles and Renaix (Belgium)

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 4/18/2020

last visited: 4/18/2017

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Signs of HistorySambre Rouge : le Traité de Couillet en 1914 - Charleroi - Belgique

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[EN] Heavy wartime contribution imposed by the Imperial German Army on the Belgian city of Charleroi and surrounding municipalities.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 2/7/2019

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[FR] Panneau d'information situé près de la chappelle expliquant la dévotion à Sainte-Anne. [EN] Information board located near the chapel explaining the devotion to Saint Anne.

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location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 1/14/2021

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[FR] Bataille de la 2ème Guerre mondiale qui opposa le 125ème régiment d'infanterie française à l’armée allemande. [EN] Battle of the Second World War between the 125th French infantry regiment and the German army.

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location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 9/27/2019

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[EN] The Belfry of Tournai is the oldest in Belgium and dominates the Grand Place from its height of 72 m. [FR] Le Beffroi de Tournai est le plus ancien de Belgique et domine la Grand-Place du haut de ses 72 m.

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location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 4/22/2018

last visited: 10/19/2019

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Signs of HistoryCathédrale Notre-Dame - Tournai, Belgium

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[EN] It is the only religious building in Belgium that has been built as a cathedral. [FR] Elle est le seul édifice religieux de Belgique qui ait été construit comme cathédrale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 4/22/2018

last visited: 10/19/2019

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