Monday, March 9, 2009

Liège #1

... shop window, Place du Nord ...

... collegiate church of Saint Bartholomew ...
(EN also NL-FR-DE-IT-ES)
by wallonie-tourisme.be

sculpture 'The Principality Subjects' (1992)
by Mady Andrien ... (EN-FR-NL-DE)
by artistesdeliege.be
... In 'Les Principautaires', a monumental work,
which adorns the St Barthélemy square in Liege,
the prince-bishops benevolently protect
the common people who are dancing unworried
(we know that the history of Liege was much more chaotic) ...


... blind alley to 'Nowhere' ...

...detail of the façade of the Saint Gérard church ...

... En Féronstrée (Street of the Ironmongers)
is a busy thoroughfare, and was formerly
inhabited by craftsmen in ironware. ...


... The 'Perron' on the 'Place du Marché' was once
the symbol of justice in the prince-bishopry

and is now the symbol of the city ...
source: en.wikipedia.org

... Palace of the Prince-bishops, current Law Court
and headquarters of the Provincial government.

From 1000, Notger established the first residence
of the Prince-bishops at this location ...

source: city of Liège


... departure point of the Liege Diligence in 1750
for Brussels - Antwerp - Verviers -Germany -
Switzerland and Italy
on the Quai de Maestricht...

... the city of Liege in Belgium has been associated
with the gun trade for centuries ...


the Great Curtius museum ... (EN-FR-NL-DE)
by grandcurtiusliege.be
... discovering 7000 years of art and history ...

... The Curtius Museum is an elegantly furnished mansion

from the 17th century along the Meuse River ...


... Liège (city) ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... It is in the former sillon industriel or dorsale wallonne,
the industrial backbone of Wallonia ...

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