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The 5 Hidden Secrets of Brussels :: an urban game


> Hidden Secret 3 :: A palace fit for a King


Directions :: Walk to the palace walls, behind Leopold, and turn right :: follow the street as it bends to the right and stand in front of the royal palace


> What is this :: the royal palace was greatly expanded by King Leopold II using money from rubber plantations and copper mines


Leopold left his mark on the building so that future générations would know who was behind it


What did he leave ::


> A statue of an African slave


> Interwoven letter Ls on the façade

> A rubber tree in the garden