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Brussels City Guide: What to See and Where to Go

Brussels is full of diversity and loved by a lot of tourists. You may find literally everything from magnificent historical architectures and educational art gallery & museums, to theme parks and beautiful gardens. Let's find out what to see and where to go with us in this bustling city!

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The Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

The Grand Place is the Central Square of Brussels

Everyone calls the Grand Place as the city centre of Brussels. There are loads of shops and restaurants in the area, where you can buy things like Belgium chocolate and all sorts of souvenir gifts. Their authentic street food Belgium waffle can be easily found in the Grand Place. Make sure you find the popular status of Everard 'T Serclaes and touch or rub its arm to grant wishes and luck to you.

Sainte-Catherine Church, Brussels, Belgium

Exploring the Black-and-White Sainte-Catherine Church

How does this church look to you? Its black-and-white exterior is somehow creepy but that makes it unique from everything else. This Catholic church has a Victorian interior. During the holidays, a spectacular light show will be beamed onto the front facade to celebrate the big time.

Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, Brussels, Belgium

Go Crazy Shopping at Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert

Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert is a long shopping arcade with lots of shops and cafes in central Brussels. This isn't just a place for quality souvenirs but also somewhere to appreciate the architecture! You can simply grab a cup of coffee, have a piece of chocolate and enjoy your time in such beautiful building here!

Musée Art & Histoire, Brussels, Belgium

Browsing Around the Musée Art & Histoire

Parc du Cinquantenaire is a city park with flower gardens and fountains; it's also a home to the Musée Art & Histoire. In this museum, you can find Belgian art and displays from a decade ago. Additional finds from places like Egypt and Iran can be found in the museum as well.

Mini Europe, Brussels, Belgium

The Whole Europe is in Mini Europe

Mini Europe is an amusement miniature park in Brussels with mini version landmarks of Europe on a 1:25 scale. You can find recognisable architectures from iconic windmill and signature tower to gorgeous gate and historical building. Click here for more details if you are interested!

Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

Atomium is the Landmark of Brussels

The giant stainless steel Atomium in Brussels can't be found anywhere else in the world. It somehow represents Belgium on its own. Each atom particles are connected by escalators with futuristic neon lighting. You get to know more about the landmark through the exhibition and see the view of Brussels from 92m inside. The experience is unusual.

Océade, Brussels, Belgium

Having fun in the Water Park of Océade

It's always a good idea to kill the heatwave by visiting a water park. At Océade, you will be able to do that in a fun way. This place isn't just made for family; it's perfect for all ages. If you are an adventure seeker, you should definitely go for their extremely exciting water slides and swim in their vast wave swimming pool.

Parc de Bruxelles, Belgium

Finding the Best Picnic Spot in Parc de Bruxelles

Can you believe that you can actually have a picnic in a royal park for real? Brussels Park was once a former hunting area and is now a beautiful park in the city. You can enjoy your picnic with friends and family next to beautiful statues, a fountain or even an outdoor theatre that has become famous after the movie The Danish Girl has shown on screen in 2015.


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