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Also referred to as Unity in Peace, this sculpture symbolises peace through European integration, while at the same time aiming to demonstrate the motto of the European Union (EU), United in Diversity.
Also referred to as Unity in Peace, this sculpture symbolises peace through European integration, while at the same time aiming to demonstrate the motto of the European Union (EU), United in Diversity. It is located in the garden of Convent Van Maerlant (the library of the European Commission) Van Maerlant street, in the European Quarter of Brussels.
1000 Brussels, Belgium
The square consists largely of restaurants and bars which dominate the wide pavements, with some banks and other retail services, serving the employees and members of the neighbouring European Parliament as well as the other European Institutions and associated organisations which are mostly located close-by
Parlamentarium is the European Parliament's Visitor Centre featuring interactive multimedia displays on the journey of European integration, the working of the European Parliament and other EU institutions, and its impact on member-nations
The Leopold Quarter is home to the European Parliament in the Paul-Henri Spaak building, Luxembourg Square, the European Commission in Berlaymont building, the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, and Antoine Wiertz Museum for Fine Arts
Rue de la Loi is a major thoroughfare dotted with administrative buildings such as the Belgian Federal Parliament, European Commission, and Official Residence of the Prime Minister of Belgium
Multimedia-guided tours in all official EU languages
The museum is well-known for its famous collection of iguanodons (dinosaurs discovered in a coal-mine in Belgium)