Tour de Villers/Villerstoren


Tour de Villers/Villerstoren
(Boulevard de L'Empereur)
   A remnant of the city's first town wall, the Tour de Villers encompasses remains of a tower and curtain walls. They were uncovered in 1947 on demolition of old working-class residences, which backed on to the site. Traces of staircases, slit windows, stone corbels, and merlons remain.

Historical Dictionary of Brussels. .

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