Barricades, Place des/Barricadenplein

Barricades, Place des/Barricadenplein
   The city center's only circular "square," the place des Barricades was laid out by Jean Vifquain during the mid-1820s. The name dates from a decree of 30 July 1831 and honors the patriots of the Belgian Revolution. It was formerly called place d'Orange.

Historical Dictionary of Brussels. .

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