14 images Created 2 May 2013
Brussels,Laken. Two weeks a year the Royal Greenhouses,next to the royal palace of King Albert, are open to the public. King Leopold II built the first art nouveau greenhouse in 1874, designed by the French architect Alphonse Balat. a unique collection of exotic flowers, plants and trees is still being cultivated in the giant heated greenhouses, on the premises of the Belgian Royal family.