near the North Sea coast in Belgium. This municipality borders France
and it has a great Royal History.
De Panne Leopold I monument
country on July 17th. 1831. He came to Calais (France) from England.
A huge statue
This monument was made by René Cliquet and
inaugurated in 1958 by King Baudouin.
A closer view
This is written (in Latin) on top of the monument:
"Here is Leopold, the first King of Belgium, arrived on Belgian soil and
received with a ceremony on July 17th. 1831."
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