World War I
- British Commonwealth War Graves Memorial
- Brussel's powerful & eloquent war memorial – Belgian & British soldiers shown united – was built to express gratitude for the support given to British POWs by Belgium.
- Koninklijk Legermuseum
- This Museum runs across more than 10 centuries of military history, with a vast collection of armor, masterfully-crafted swords & firearms – and even contemporary weapons & aircraft.
- Jubelpark 3
- +32 (0) 2 737 78 11
- Cemetry of Honor
- Important for its British connections, it commemorates battles of Waterloo & has Commonwealth graves from both wars. The infamous execution of Nurse Edith Cavell took place here.
- 1030 Schaarbeek
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