Cinquantenaire Park Rue de la Loi & Rue Belliard EU Quarter Cinquantenaire Park is the Belgium version of the Jubilee Park in London. It was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Belgium independence in 1880 and has lots of interesting monuments, buildings and museums to visit. One of the most important features is the triumphal arch, Arcade du Cinquantenaire, which was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1880. There are a number of buildings in the park which are used for museums: The Royal Art and History Museums, The Autoworld Museum and The Royal Army and Military History Museum. Cinquantenaire Park is also used as the starting point for the annual 20 km of Brussels running race which started in 1981. Around 20,000 participants take part in this race every year. The park is also used to host live concerts and parties. Brussels Travel Guide | Parks and Gardens in Brussels Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.