The winter sun awakens the Leopold ParkThe Leopold Park in the heart of Brussels' European district, offers a place of tranquility near the Place Jourdan. Originally a zoological garden much like the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, under the reign of Leopold II, mixing nature and science. Thus, the Solvay library, the Pasteur Foundation, the George Eastman Foundation, etc. scientists gathered along the Maelbeek Valley. The Maelbeek rises from the abbey of la Cambre, Ixelles flowing through (in Gray Street), under the floor of Etterbeek, forming ponds on its way to St Josse-ten-Noode and Schaerbeek to the river Senne. Today, 6 ponds (La Cambre, Ixelles (2), Leopold Park, Square Marie-Louise and Josaphat Park became leisure walks.More infos...

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