Arcade galleries in Brussels  

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The shopping galleries in Brussels are multiple covered walkways in the center of the capital city of Belgium. The galleries form glass-roofed pedestrian streets on which shops are situated.



Most of these gallery "passages" were built in the first half of the 19th century. Brussels had about 50 such galleries around 1850, of which a few still exist.

List of arcade galleries in Brussels

Name Construction finished Image
Bortier Gallery 1847 200px
Center Gallery (Centrumgalerij / Galerie du centre) 1952 200px
Horta Gallery Officially designed by Victor Horta, but re-opened in 2009. 200px
Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert 1846 200px
Northern Passage (Passage du Nord / Noorddoorgang) 1882 200px
Galleries Ravenstein 1958 200px



De meeste van de Brusselse galerijen werden gebouwd in de eerste helft van de 19e eeuw. Brussel heeft ongeveer 50 passages gehad rond 1850, waarvan een beperkt aantal nog bestaat.

Galerijen in de 21e eeuw

Galerijen die in de 21e eeuw nog bestaan zijn de:

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