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The Sablon is a neighborhood and hill in the historic upper town of Brussels. At its heart are the twin squares of the larger Grand Sablon (Large Sablon) square in the northwest and the smaller Petit Sablon (Small Sablon) square and garden in the southeast, divided by the Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon. In the center of the Petit Sablon gardenlies a fountain of Counts Edgmont and Horne, who were symbols of resistance against Spanish tyranny that sparked the Dutch Revolt in the 16th century.