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House of Erasmus Famous Brussels Author
Humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam spent several months in this elegant house in 1521. Maison d' Erasmus has been preserved as it was back then. Along with precious antiques, valuable painting by Dürer and Holbein, the house make a pleasant diversion for the Brussels visitor.
Its cool shady gardens, are great venue for a picknic or stroll. The museum contains first editions of his In Praise of Folly and Adages, and letters from Charles V and Francis I.