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Jean-Felix Hap Park – Childhood memories…

Years ago as a kid, I had to accompany my parents to their notary. I remember how impressed I was by the house where he had his offices: old, big, many, many books, and the feeling that in this kind of venue, time doesn’t run as quick as outside.

From the window, I could see a wonderful garden. Being a kid my dream was to have the chance to run out there… but for some reason, I couldn’t. All seem so serious, that I didn’t dare to ask.

I was imagining the notary and his wife and kids living in this beautiful house, with such a nice garden…

Very few years later (in 1988), the garden became a public park…. I felt happy as I could access it easily… and, in my secret dreams, I like to think that the decision of the owner was taken after seeing me desperate in the corridors of his study…

Anyway, today, me, you, and anyone can take advantage of one of this ancient private garden.

This Park is just so romantic… quiet, beautiful, and I can just advice you to visit it. If you’re a couple it would be even better…

Oh… and the (new) notary? Well, I used to go to visit him for my own business, and …he moved to another place…

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Details about this spot



508, Chaussée de Wavre , Brussels

Opening Times

09:00 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 18:30 daily


Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)