Places of Interest nearby
Location address: België, Brussel, Schaarbeek
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Did you know that the name of the Josaphatpark comes from the resemblance between the valley of the Roodebeek (a tributary of the Maalbeek) where the park is located and the Valley of Josaphat in the Holy Land, noted by a pilgrim back from Palestine in 1574.
In Josaphat Park is the place to be in June. There is an annual event on the last weekend of June,: the cherry festival. Prepare for a game “spitting cherry pits”. The record that you must defeat: 14:01 meter!
Josaphat Park is a public park designed by Edmond Galoppin of Melsbroek. It is located in the municipality of Schaerbeek in Brussels. The football stadium that was formerly used by the K.V.V. Crossing Elewijt lies on the North-West corner of the park. There is also an elementary school (Chazal school), a tennis club (R.T.C. Lambermont) and some ponds.