I guess you can say Brussels is an open-air museum. You just have to look up, and you’ll be amazed by all the fascinating buildings, but also with the amazing graffiti murals and street-art.
We’ve listed our favorite murals in Brussels, so if you’re in the mood for some unusual street art: here are a few places you’ll need to visit!
Murals in Brussels listed
AdAddressres: Lollepotstraat, 1000 Brussels
You can find an incredible series of LGBTIQ frescoes in Brussel’s gay quarter (or ‘Rainbow Quarter’).
Address: Kolenmarkt, 1000 Brussels
The mural depicting Frank Pé’s comic book detective sits right in the middle of Brussels’ gay district.
Lucky Luke Mural
Address: Washuisstraat 45, 1000 Brussels
This 180 square meters Lucky Luke Comic Strip Mural painting was completed by D. Vandegeerde and G. Oreopoulos in 1992
Astérix & Obelix Mural
Address: Washuisstraat 33, 1000 Brussels
One of the biggest fresco painted in Brussels is none other than that of Asterix and his companions intent on their favourite hobby: charging at the Romans.
Address: Stoofstraat 37, 1000 Brussels
Hergé drew this simple block in one of his famous albums, ‘The Calculus Affair’, published in 1956.
Manneke Peace Mural
Address: Eikstraat, 1000 Brussels
To commemorate 30 years of hip-hop in Belgium a large mural was painted in the style of Manneken Pis.
The mural was made in 2013 by the artist HMI.
Akenkaai / Quai des Péniches
Address: Quai des Péniches, 1000 Brussels
Quai des Péniches is a very popular place for graffiti artists to showcase their works.
Bonom (Vincent Glowinski)
Bonom – Vincent Glowinski – is without a doubt the most famous street artist in Brussels. In a few short years, he has become a virtual legend as quickly as his gigantic murals have appeared on the grey sides of buildings.
You can spot his street-art here:
- The crossroad of Rue Fontainas – Fontainasstraat and Avenue de la Porte de Hal – Hallepoortlaan, 1060 Brussels
- BOZAR: Rue Ravenstein – Ravensteingalerij, 1000 Brussels
- 95 Rue de Flandre – Vlaamsesteenweg 1000 Brussels
- Place Stéphanie – Stefaniaplein, 1000 Brussels
- 87 Rue Blaes – Blaesstraat, 1000 Brussels
- Botanique: 236 Rue Royale – Koningsstraat, 1210 Brussels