will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Ommegang" Festivals Tip by Mahieu

Festivals, Brussels: 19 reviews and 29 photos


Every year at the end of June and the beginning of July, a historical procession, called the Ommegang, takes place at the Grand'Place. This procession goes back to the 16th century and was originally created to welcome Charles V in Brussels.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Aug 11, 2004
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“29 countries visited and planning on visiting a lot more!”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 3 2 3
Forum Rank:
0 0 4 0 9

Have you been to Brussels?

  Share Your Travels