"Leuven, the University City of Belgium" Top 5 Page for this destination Leuven by Helga67

Leuven Travel Guide: 479 reviews and 1,031 photos

Leuven is the capital of the province of Flemish-Brabant and is situated at about 20 Km east of Brussels. It is best known for its internationally renowned University and splendid architecture.


  • Last visit to Leuven: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Mar 25, 2011
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  • Roadquill's Profile Photo
    Jun 9, 2013 at 10:47 PM

    Nice page Helga, I am going to try to include Leuven in my Belgium trip. Karl

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2013 at 12:56 PM

    You certainly have been to a lot of nice places around home. Great presentation

  • ATLC's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2010 at 2:23 PM

    I commend you for mentioning the carillon and putting up a photo! Enjoyed your page, thanks.

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 4:58 PM

    The statue and the liquid indeed symbolise a student and beer. At the statue can be read (in Latin): "Wanneer het beer is uit de kan, de wijsheid is in de man", roughly translated this means "when the beer is out of the cup, the wisdom is in the man"

  • mariev's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2005 at 12:59 PM

    I only saw Leuven in a hurry on a rainy day, it looks like i have to come back to properly see it ; it looks so nice.

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2004 at 9:34 AM

    Lovely page on a lovely town. Great pictures help to emphasize the beauty. Very nicely presented.

  • RitchiS1's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2004 at 11:35 PM

    AN OTHER GREAT PLACE OF BELGIUM , GREAT PAGE AND A LOT OF GREAT PICS AND NICE MEETING

  • Christophe_Ons's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2004 at 3:36 AM

    Very nice and comprehensive page - great job. Groetjes uit Leuven :)

  • yooperprof's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2004 at 8:33 PM

    I would love to go to a VT meeting in Leuven - maybe someday I can join you!

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2003 at 12:29 PM

    GREAT page! Wow, you've put Leuven on the travelmap for me! The city looks great! The town Hall is something I would love to see with my own eyes, beautiful! Loved the pictures of the VT-meeting as well :-))

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