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Lower Town Plaza/Square/Piazza

This square holds a monument to the 445 patriots who died in the brief but successful 1830 war of independence against the Dutch. The square itself is a Neoclassical architectural ensemble built in 1795 in the cool style favored by the Austrian Habsburgs.

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Brussels, Brussels Capital  B1000, Belgium

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