"Ommegang" Festivals Tip by Mahieu

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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.

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  • Updated Aug 11, 2004
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