"MON'S - WELL WORTH A STOP!" Top 5 Page for this destination Mons by balhannah
Mons Travel Guide: 212 reviews and 416 photos
Mons is the capital of the Province of Hainaut and is about 35 miles south of Brussels.
Did you know Maison du Marais, is the house were Van Gogh lived between 1879 and 1880.
You can visit and see the original work "Les Bêcheurs" (1880).
On August 23 and 24, 1914, Mons was the site of the first battle fought by the British Army in World War I.
The British were forced to retreat and the town was occupied by the Germans, until its liberation by the Canadian Corps during the final days of the war.
I enjoyed Mon's, especially the Town Square!
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- In a nutshell:Well worth stopping!
King Leopold II, was the second King of the Belgians. I found a statue of him, and quite a nice garden in Mons. more travel advice
This square, which is the centre of the "old city," is where you will find the Town Hall and many other historic... more travel advice
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