China in the heart of Brussels museums

Olivia Regout.

23 Jan 2012, 05:01 Last Updated: 09 Apr 2018, 13:04

Of course, discovering China and 'Asia in Brussels necessary starts our ends at the capital's museums which divulge the 'Central Kingdom's mysteries. China and its culture are exposed in grandiose context, from the 'Far East museums to the Cinquentenaire museum.

'Far East museum

Talking about China in Brussels without mentioning the 'Far East museums would be crazy. Simply because these tree Asian monuments, located in Laeken are ones of the most beautiful projects of King Léopold II.

The 'buildings architecture is 'so terrific. The extraordinary Japanese Tour, Chinese pavilion and the Japanese Art museum give a, exotic touch to the Brussels landscape.

Besides the architectural interest, those museums keep pieces which make every China lover travel at the other side of the world. So, you might admire porcelain from China and Japan, as well as Japanese printings.

China at the Musée du cinquantenaire

The Brussels Musée du Cinquantenaire has got, among its varied collections, a section dedicated to China. So, you might get to know the different Chinese arts: ceramics, jade, bronze, wool sculpture, mural painting, clothes, painting, calligraphy, furniture and decorative arts.

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