Botanique/Kruidtuin metro station

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(STIB-MIVB) Panneau Botanique.png
Kruidtuin, Botanique metro station.JPG
Location Koningsstraat, Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Coordinates 50°51′13″N 4°21′57″E / 50.85361°N 4.36583°E / 50.85361; 4.36583Coordinates: 50°51′13″N 4°21′57″E / 50.85361°N 4.36583°E / 50.85361; 4.36583
Owned by STIB/MIVB
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Line 2
Line 6

The Botanique (French) or Kruidtuin (Dutch) metro station is a Brussels metro station on the northern segment of line 2. It opened serving a premetro line on 18 August 1974 and became a full metro station on 2 October 1988. The station is located under the small ring at King Street in the municipality of the Saint-Josse-ten-Noode. The national botanical garden for which the area is named was moved in the 1930s but the name Le Botanique and a complex of gardens is still used by the French cultural centre in the area.

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