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Everard 't Serclaes

Grand-Place 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Monument to 14th century citizen and patriot at the Grand Place

Everard 't Serclaes is a bronze figure of an important 14th-century citizen of Brussels and patriot... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 10 December 2017
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Grand-Place 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everard 't Serclaes is a bronze figure of an important 14th-century citizen of Brussels and patriot who was murdered defending the city. The statue is placed at the Carles Buls street entrance to to the Grand Place, just past the Hard Rock Cafe. Created by...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

You thought the little boy that was doing it's business was busy? Well guess again. There's always a queue to touch the statue, make sure you clean your hands after but a quick trip to this statue won't hurt.

Thank Erik I
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It's said that if you run this statue, it'll bring you good luck. Well we did. Just be sure to sanitise your hands afterwards. LOL! It's just off the grand place. Very easy to locate

Thank Oyesola
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were on a walking tour and would have missed this if it hadn't been pointed out on the free walking tour just of Grand Place, it is actually on the side of a building, you are meant to rub her arm/hand for good luck.

Thank family52
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Walking from the Grand Place to Mannequin Pis, I noticed people stopping by this attraction, rubbing it and then taking pictures. I waited for people to leave so I could take pictures of this statue. Learned that if one rubs it, good luck happens. Not...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Locals do stop and rub this statue for luck. The history of the man this plaque/statue memorializes gives some context to the history of the Grand Place and Belgium as a whole.

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Located within the grand place is this statue dedicated to Lord Kruikenburg a citizen of the city, who is said to have driven the flemings from the city. During a visit be sure to touch the laying figure as it brings luck.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This monument is just as you leave the Grand Place and walk towards Manequin Piss. It is believed to bring good luck, if you touch it. Usually, crowded, as too many tourists around

Thank Alina P
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The sculpture is a monument to a local hero, who is unlikely to be known to anyone outside of Brussels. In that context, it's a worthy monument. It supposedly brings luck and grants the wishes of all who touch it. Many tourists like to rub...More

1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 6 June 2017

It was pretty, it had been restored since my last visit. You are supposed to make a wish as you run your hand head to foot.

Thank Sandy D
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