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How This Instagrammer Captured The Soul Of Brussels

How This Instagrammer Captured The Soul Of Brussels
Overcome with inspiration every time she discovered something new in her adopted city, such as a street view, a house facade or a church door, Sevgi Ulker began taking photographs and curating content on her Instagram account. An architect originally from Turkey, Sevgi has lived in Brussels since 1999 and considers it an amazing city full of wonderful examples of nature, history, architecture and most importantly, hidden beauty. Here are some of her highlights captured on Instagram.

‘La Pharmacie Anglaise’

This is the old Delacre Pharmacy, a building situated in Mont des Arts and realised by architect Paul Saintenoy in 1898.

‘Autumn near the Cathedral’

Urban design can be admired all over Brussels. These sculptures can be visited on the way to Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula.

‘Mont des Arts’

Standing to admire one of the best views of Brussels, overlooking the garden of the Mont des Arts and historic center of the city.

‘Palace of Justice’

The main entrance door of the Palace of Justice in Brussels, reputed as being the largest building constructed in the 19th century.

‘Beside the Muntpunt’

Muntpunt is a Flemish library building, a new modern architectural project in the city.

‘Mont des Arts Fountain’

Another angle from the best viewpoint in the city facing the fountain of Mont des Arts and the rotating sculpture ‘Whirling Ear’.

‘Rue de Laeken’

On the comic strip walk in Brussels, this is one of several examples to see in the city.

‘Rue de Keyenveld’

Audrey Hepburn was born in 1929 at 48 Rue Keyenveld, a charming street in Brussels, which has recently been revamped with an urban design and street art project.

‘Place Sainctelette’

A city view from the 9th floor over Square Sainctelette and the majestic Boulevard Leopold II, which is the main road from the city center to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Koekelberg.

‘Église de Béguinage’

The entrance door of the Church of Saint John the Baptist at the Béguinage, a Flemish Baroque-style building constructed in the 17th century.

To see more of Sevgi Ulker’s Instagram feed, visit her account @s_lectic.