Palace of Charles of Lorraine Belgium, Brussels

Palace of Charles of Lorraine

The Palace of Charles of Lorraine was the residence of Charles Alexander of Lorraine in Brussels. Charles was governor-general of the Austrian Netherlands from 1744 to 1780.

The palace is located at the Museum-square in the upper city, near the Place Royale. The construction was started in 1757 on the place where the palace of Nassau had stood.

Nowadays it houses a museum. The palace counts five halls of which the interior is reminiscent of the Austrian Netherlands and the Bishopric of Liège in the 18th century.