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【Belgium】Flower carpet in Brussels, once every two years



The Flower Carpet in Brussels, also known as the “Tapis de Fleurs” in French and “Bloementapijt” in Dutch, is a biennial event held in the Grand Place, the central square of Brussels, Belgium.

This spectacular display features a massive carpet-like arrangement of colorful flowers, meticulously laid out in intricate patterns and designs.

The Flower Carpet in Brussels
In 2024, it will be held from August 15th to 18th.
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You can travel from Amsterdam to Brussels in about 2 hours by train.

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about Flower Carpet

The tradition of the Flower Carpet dates back to 1971 when landscape architect E. Stautemans created the first design. Since then, the event has become a beloved tradition in Brussels, attracting visitors from around the world.


The Flower Carpet takes place every two years, typically in August, over the course of a weekend. (In 2024, it will be held from August 15th to 18th.)

The event lasts for several days, giving you plenty of time to admire the intricate floral displays.


Each edition of the Flower Carpet features a unique design and theme, often inspired by Belgian culture, art, or history.

The design is meticulously planned and executed, with thousands of fresh begonias, dahlias, and other colorful flowers used to create the intricate patterns.


You can enjoy a variety of vantage points from which to admire the display. You can walk around the perimeter of the Grand Place to view the carpet from different angles or ascend to higher vantage points for a bird’s-eye view of the entire spectacle.

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The Flower Carpet is not only a celebration of natural beauty but also a symbol of Belgian craftsmanship, creativity, and cultural heritage.

It showcases the horticultural expertise of Belgian florists and the artistic vision of the designers who bring the intricate patterns to life.


The Flower Carpet in Brussels is a stunning floral spectacle that captivates visitors with its beauty, creativity, and symbolism. It has become an iconic event that highlights the rich cultural heritage and artistic traditions of Belgium.

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