The Gardens of Annevoie/Les Jardins d’Annevoie

The Gardens of Annevoie

The Gardens of Annevoie are the only installations of their kind in Belgium, made in the 18th century on a property where in 1627, the construction of a castle as a small manor house begun.

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In 1758, a member of the then owner – the Montpellier Family, began the construction of the gardens, combining the French, the English, and the Italian style.

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Le Grand Cracheur/The Big Spitter – an over 7-meter-high water jet.

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La Cascade francaise/The French Cascade – the oldest part of the gardens

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Le Buffet d’eau/The Water Steps with Neptun and Amphitrite on top. Constructed around 1760, they are the only ones in Belgium that still function uninterruptedly from the time of their construction.

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Le Miroir.

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The French Drive/ La Grande Allée.

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Le Cabinet de Minerve.

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The Drive of Desires/L’Allée des Soupirs.

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Le Salon du Sanglier with its boar statue inspired by Giovanni da Bologna’s bronze boar.

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La Crypte/The crypt of the Monpellier Family.

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Le Rocher de Neptune/The Neptun’s Cave.

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