Molenbeek-Saint-Jean

Molenbeek-Saint-Jean or Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, often simply called Molenbeek, is one of 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region. Located in the western part of the region, it is bordered by the , from which it is separated by the Brussels–Charleroi Canal, as well as by the municipalities of , , , and .

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Square
The or Grote Markt is the central square of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
is a landmark 61 cm bronze fountain sculpture in the centre of , depicting a naked little boy urinating into the fountain's basin. Photo: Myrabella, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The are a group of art museums in , . is situated 2 km southeast of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town hall
The Town Hall of the is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of and one of the three administrative regions within the country, together with and . Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the historical center of . It derives its name from the pentagonal shape of the inner beltway that surrounds the area. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the historic of , including the world's most beautiful town square, the Grand Place which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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