Daily Archives : October 30, 2012

Victor Hugo Walk in Brussels – The MLM

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As I told you before, the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert contain a couple of gems. For example, there is a museum at this location and you can find it at the entrance of the Galerie du Roi. MLM stands for Museum of Letters and Manuscripts. According to the information on the map: This new museum preserves and displays manuscripts and letters…

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Victor Hugo Walk in Brussels – Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

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The next stop of the walk takes you to the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. According to Wikipedia, The Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert (French) or Koninklijke Sint-Hubertusgalerijen (Dutch) is a glazed shopping arcade in Brussels that preceded other famous 19th-century shopping arcades such as the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan and The Passage in St Petersburg. Like them it has twin regular façades with distant origins in Vasari‘s long narrow street-like courtyard of the Uffizi, Florence, with glazed arcaded…

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