The Royal Sint-Hubert galleries

The Queen’s Gallery, the King’s Gallery and the Prince’s Gallery are located close to the Grand Place and together form the Royal Sint-Hubert Galleries. These covered shopping galleries were designed in 1847 by the Dutchman Pierre Cluysenaar.  See also http://www.grsh.be/en/

In these beautiful galleries you will find many national and international luxury brands selling leather goods (Delvaux), antique and watches, design furniture. There are also a lot of chocolate shop such as Godiva, Corné, Neuhaus, Mary and Leonidas. In addition, you will find some good restaurants and cultural meeting places such as a cinema, the Vaudeville Theatre and the Royal Theatre of the Galleries.

Famous writers and poets like Victor Hugo, Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud, Charles Baudelaire, Guillaume Apollinaire, … once visited and even resided in this gallery.

The well-known coffee house Mokafé is definitely worth a visit. In the Prince’s Gallery you will find the beautiful bookstore Tropisme – in the 60s this was a Jazzclub.

 

Naar de Grote Markt.