Avenue Louise

The Avenue Louise (French) or Louizalaan (Dutch) is a major thoroughfare in Brussels, Belgium. It is named in honour of King Leopold II's eldest daughter, Princess Louise (1858–1924).

Avenue Louise (in French)
Louizalaan (in Dutch)
The Avenue Louise/Louizalaan in winter
Location within Brussels
Location City of Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Coordinates 50°49′37″N 04°21′52″E

The Avenue Louise runs southeast from the Place Louise/Louizaplein [nl] to the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos, covering a distance of 2.7 km (1.7 mi). It is one of the most prestigious and expensive avenues in Brussels, however at night it becomes an area of prostitution.[1][2][3] It is served by the metro station Louise/Louiza (on lines 2 and 6), as well as the tramway lines 8 and 93, which run its entire length.


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