Ixelles (Elsene)

Lxelles is one of the most central municipalities in Brussels and also one of the most international ones. This makes it very diverse in terms of things to do and see. It is a great place to go out and have fun, shop and generally live. The mixing of nationalities makes it also very lively and...

  • dining
  • trendy
  • nightlife
  • Shopping
  • artsy
  • Art and museums
  • Markets

Ixelles (Elsene)

Lxelles is one of the most central municipalities in Brussels and also one of the most international ones. This makes it very diverse in terms of things to do and see. It is a great place to go out and have fun, shop and generally live. The mixing of nationalities makes it also very lively and creates a sense of welcoming. Ixelles is Brussels at its best.

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Main features

The Palace of Justice

The Palace of Justice or Law Courts of Brussels is the most important court building in Belgium. It was built between 1866 and 1883 in the eclectic style by the celebrated architect Joseph Poelaert. The total cost of the construction, land and furnishings was somewhere in the region of 45 million Belgian francs. It is reputed to be the largest building constructed in the 19th century. It is a notable landmark of Brussels.

Photo by Paul Hermans 

 

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