Recently founded (2009) as a refoundation of other institutions dating from the 19th century, Mons University, Mons, Belgium, is a well established and distinguished institution of learning.
This ornate, former department store in Brussels, Belgium, dating from 1899, now houses a museum of musical instruments.
This repeatedly burned church building in Beaumont, Belgium, has in some ways bucked historical trends.
The name of a Neoclassical building in Brussels, Belgium, which dates from 1867, recalls a Brussels mayor named André-Napoléon Fontainas. The building was designed by Antoine Trappeniers and Henri Beyaert.
A bewilderingly complex religious and administrative background underlies this massive Cathedral's post-18th century history.
This stately gateway in Ieper (French: Ypres), Belgium, recalls the missing of the British Empire of World War One, who have no known grave. Prominent personalities to have attended commemorative ceremonies here in recent years have included Great Britain's Prince Philip and Belgium's Prince Laurent
Heer-Agimont is a border village in Belgium, adjacent to the French town of Givet. It combines a scenic location on the Meuse with some intriguing historical associations.
Liege's fluvial geography speaks much of the history of the city, at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers.