We spent 2 separate week-ends in Brussels to visit some friends and visit the city. We don’t don’t at all the city so we walked a lot and found a good number of street art pieces while discovering local artists: Bonom, ROA, Erick Hikups, … and we saw some we laready know: Jef Aerosol (Lille), Kashink (Paris), 1UP, Muga, Mister P Stick (Lille), Christian Tian, Ella&Pitr, Spencer, Kouka, …
For those who might be interested in knowing more about Brussels, here are « 10 good reasons to go to Brussels » (in French) published on our travel blog!
We began the tour from the Porte Louise, where you will see a huge piece of Bonom to the Palais de Justice. From there, you will have a great view on the city, then take the lift to go to the square. And then take Rue Haute, and on the right Rue des Chandeliers (Kandelaarstraat), where you will see a whole street dedicated to street art with pieces like:
Make sure you check out the following streets and areas: city center of course (old town), Giststraat, Tempelstraat, Ursulinen straat, Baksteen Kaai, around Zuid Station, most of electrical boxes in the city, and go randomly… it is the best way to find some good stuff too!
From Rue du Temple, you will find:
Rue de la Chapelle, you will see a great piece of Erick Hikups, the eyes :
Plus, we can see Lempke Eindhoven for the light bulb and Big Daddy Gun for the cooker in green.
Take the direction of the skate park located on Rue des Ursulines, and painted by Parole & Sambre:
Close to the railway of Gare du Midi, take Rue des Ursulines to go and Rue des Brigittines to go back, you will be amazed by all the street art pieces you will find here. Here are a few pictures of what you can see:
One other skate park, in the Quartier des Marolles, you will see this crazy bird of ROA:
More ROA in the city center:
And here is a map to check out the existing BONOM:
From a general view of Brussels street art, you will see a lot of electrical boxes, painted:
And to finish, a music shop in the center of the city, painted by the famous Jef Aerosol: