Lion's Hamlet & Visitors' Centre and Waterloo battlefield
Route du Lion 252-254
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The Lion's Hamlet is located at the heart of the Waterloo battlefield where, on 18 June 1815, French and British troops clashed.
This historical site is less than 20km from Brussels, in the province of Walloon Brabant. It lies at the bottom of the lion's mound, the major monument commemorating the battle of Waterloo.
- The visitor's centre, starting point for your discovery where you can watch 2 historic films.
- The Lion's Mound which offers you a panoramic view of the battlefield.
- The Panorama.
The Lion's Hamlet and its attractions you let you relive the final battle of Waterloo.
The schedules can be adapted in the evenings.
3 restaurants welcome you: the Bivouac de l'Empereur, the Cambronne and the Wellington Café. They offer traditional meals in a warm setting with terraces.
Several specialised boutiques offer a large choice of articles on Waterloo and Napoleon.
By car: Ring east exit 25 (Lion's Mound - Butte du Lion).
By bus: From the centre of Brussels, bus 365.
Vast parking space on site, with spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility.
Tourist information on the town BRAINE-L'ALLEUD