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TEC is the public company of bus of Wallonia... Here is a picture taken in the center of Nivelles. You can see that nearly all the busses have Nivelles as destination.
In the background, the collegiate church of Saint Gertrude, patron saint of the city, dates from the 11th to the 13th century and is one of the best examples of Romanesque style in Belgium. It has been classified as one of Europes major heritage sites. Tombs from the Merovingian (7th century) and Carolingian (9th century) periods have been found under the church. The Romanesque crypt is one of the largest of its kind in Europe.
The two-meter-tall statue that strikes the hours in one of the towers (French: jacquemart) is affectionately known as Jean de Nivelles (or Djan Djan). Jean dates from around 1400.

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