UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belgium

La Grand-Place in Brussels

Belgium is home to 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 12 cultural sites, 1 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Belgium shares 3 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Belgium are:

  • Flemish Béguinages

    Flemish Beguinages, Belgium
    The Flemish béguinages are architectural ensembles composed of houses, churches, ancillary buildings and green spaces, with a layout of either urban or rural origin and built in styles specific to the Flemish cultural region.
  • La Grand-Place, Brussels

    La Grand-Place in Brussels
    Around a cobbled rectangular market square, La Grand-Place in Brussels, the earliest written reference to which dates back to the 12th century, features buildings emblematic of municipal and ducal powers, and the old houses of corporations.
  • The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut)

  • Belfries of Belgium and France

    Belfries of Belgium
    High towers built in the heart of urban areas, often dominating the principal square, the belfries are essential elements in the organization and representation of the towns to which they belong.
  • Historic Centre of Brugge

    Brugge, Belgium

    Brugge is an outstanding example of a medieval historic settlement, which has maintained its historic fabric as this has evolved over the centuries, and where original Gothic constructions form part of the town’s identity.
  • Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)

  • Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)

  • Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai

  • Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex

  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

  • Stoclet House

  • Major Mining Sites of Wallonia

  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

  • The Great Spa Towns of Europe

  • Colonies of Benevolence

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Google Map

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