The City Hall
St Pieter's Church
Fons Sapientiae - "Fonske"
Ladeuzeplain: Library, Totem, Balloon
The sculpture was erected in 2005 to commemorate the 575 years of venerable Catholic University of Leuven. A library is a collection of knowledge, carefully handpicked, cataloged, and put away for safekeeping, somewhat like a bug in an insect collection. Furthermore, the anatomy of an insect is reminiscent of a clockwork, a tiny precise mechanism, a product of science and technology. (Source)
You will find an amazing collection of trees and shrubs in the 2.2 hectare garden. In addition to the collection of herbs, water and tub plants the 450 msq.m. greenhouse complex showcases the diversity of tropical and subtropical plants. (Source)
Looking forward to seeing the new projects that they plan for the second half of 2017 and the M Museum will reopen ins doors with some surprises
Our story can be seen on every bottle of Stella Artois. If you look closely, hints of our origins are proudly displayed.
By 1366 roots of our brewing tradition had been established in the city of Leuven, Belgium - which is also where the original Den Hoorn brewery was founded. Den Hoorn laid the foundation for the quality taste and standard Stella Artois is known for. The symbol of the Den Hoorn Brewery is proudly displayed in Stella Artois' cartouche to this day.
Sebastian Artois was admitted to the Leuven Brewer's Guild as a Brew Master in 1708, and only nine years later purchased the Den Hoorn brewery. In memoriam, you can find his last name on the brewery and every bottle of Stella Artois around the world.
The Artois Brewery was so beloved internationally and locally, a special batch was created as a Christmas gift to the people of Leuven. That special batch was the first to officially include "Stella" in its name. "Stella", meaning star in Latin, pays homage to this original occasion, accompanied by a star on every bottle.
So next time you see a bottle of Stella Artois, take note of the rich history paired with the rich flavor on and in every bottle. (Source)