- See Barricades, Place des
Historical Dictionary of Brussels. Paul F. State.
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Barricades, Place des/Barricadenplein — The city center s only circular square, the place des Barricades was laid out by Jean Vifquain during the mid 1820s. The name dates from a decree of 30 July 1831 and honors the patriots of the Belgian Revolution. It was formerly called place d … Historical Dictionary of Brussels