It is not easy to “catch” the begonia carpet entirely into a picture, unless you are suspended somewhere in the sky or on a high building around Grand-Place in Brussels. A solution to introduce the carpet entirely is this video.
The making of the carpet is an elaborated work, which is performed by about 150 volunteers. With a standard size of 77 x 24 meters, the carpet covers about 1,800 square metres, and is a project that runs through the traditional stages, from planning and designing to crafting the masterpiece.
It takes two years of work to build a magic begonia carpet not only to attract visitors, but also to maintain the Belgian carpet tradition in Grand-Place, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Belgians are very proud of Grand-Place, which was voted the most beautiful square in Europe in 2010.
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