Opening of the Royal greenhouses of Laeken


20/04/2018 - 11/05/2018

Opening of the Royal greenhouses of Laeken :: © ©

Tens of tonnes of glass and steel: a strange recipe for such a lightweight building! But that was the bold gamble taken by Leopold II's favourite architect for a king who wanted a “little winter garden” adjoining his palace, to house plants and tropical trees from all over the planet. For a fortnight every year, the public can wander around this truly special world: in full flower, rare species fill these vast spaces with intoxicating scents.
May 5th the whole day will be reserved exclusively for the disabled people and their companions.

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