Square of Petit Sablon, Brussels (Belgium)

To the southeast of the church and slightly uphill lies the Square du Petit SablonKleine Zavelsquare. It is a roughly rectangular garden featuring trees hedges flowers and most notably statues. In the Middle Ages the Zavelbeek had its source in the Petit Sablon. It flowed in nearly a straight line into the Senne river joining it roughly at the current Place FontainasFontainasplein. Its course is still followed by the streets in the area to this day. The Petit Sablon was the site of Saint John Hospitals cemetery mentioned above until it was moved.

Square of Petit Sablon 1000 Brussels Belgium
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