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  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
From USD $69.67

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Discover the hidden treasures of Brussels on this half-day walking tour, and learn about the many symbols of secret societies like the Templars and the Illuminati that are spread all over the Belgian capital. Your guide will lead you to secret spots and old churches and tell you about the mysteries of Brussels' Grand Place and the old royal palace. Then enjoy a drink at the bar where famous Walloon painter Magritte found his inspiration.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free drinks included
Start your walking tour at Brussels' famous Grand Place. Why is it built this way? What does the figure 7 mean here? Learn the answers to these questions and more on this half-day historical adventure through the city.

Find the missing Zodiac sign on a building, and explore the history of the Freemasons in Brussels. Visit the grave of a Freemason at St Michael Cathedral, and look for signs of their legends and traditions in the colorful church windows.

Then, follow your knowledgeable guide uptown to the park across from Coudenberg, the former royal palace, where you’ll discover the meaning of hidden inscriptions. Learn about the underground city below the palace, and get to know the founder of the Templars, Godfried of Bouillon.

At the end of your tour, visit the bar where Rene Magritte, a famous Walloon painter, got his ideas and discussed his vision of art. Your walking tour will have made you thirsty, so relax at one of Magritte's favorite tables and enjoy a refreshing Belgium beer or soft drink.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Brussels
Departure Time:
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Brussels Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour

Brussels Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour

  • Entrance fee to the Coudenberg Museum
  • Professional guide
  • One drink (beer or soft drink)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Infants and children under 6 years old are not allowed on the tour. Anyone who arrives at the departure point with a child under 6 years old will not be allowed to take the tour and will not be refunded.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Julie M, September 2016

We had had Avo as a tour guide just two days before on a different tour, so we knew we were going to have a good guide. There were just the three of us in the group, so it was truly a private tour experience. If you are into Dan Brown style of mysteries, this is definitely worth your time. Avo has done a lot of personal research on many of mysteries hidden in plain sight in Brussels, but it was really interesting to have things pointed out to us that we hadn't noticed, like the Camino de Santiago. Definitely worth doing!

Reviewed by: Hans M, October 2014

Jan Swerts is a great guide.