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Travel Guide 2021

The fate of Europe is decided in Brussels. But anyone who reduces the Belgian capital to its famous parliament is doing it an injustice. Whether the Atomium, the botanical gardens or the Marollen district with its antique dealers: In Brussels, modernity and the past come together and provide lively variety.

If you love sweets, you won’t want to leave the city in a hurry: You can’t get Belgian chocolates and Brussels waffles fresher anywhere. Clothing and jewellery lovers will find something for every budget and taste in the Louise, Porte de Namur and Bailli districts.

Beside the Atomium that is located a little outside, the Manneken Pis is the landmark of Brussels and should not be missed during the sightseeing. The Manneken Pis is a fountain figure from the beginning of the 17th century, which represents a urinating little boy. The statue is made of ...
The railway museum was opened in September 2015 and is located directly at Schaerbeek station. On around 8,0000 square meters, the visitor gets an insight into the world of the Belgian railway. Train World is not only a fascinating experience for railway enthusiasts. The museum provides exciting and interesting insights into the ...
The Museum of Musical Instruments is located in the “Old England Building” on Art Hill, which is close to the Royal Palace, and was opened in 2000. Annually, the museum records more than 125,000 music lovers who go on a journey through time with music. The museum has an exceptional collection of ...
The “Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences” in Brussels is the third largest natural history museum in Europe. It is located in the “Parc Léopold” and was founded in 1846. The collection consists of over 37 million exhibits, a part of which is on display. The museum is particularly proud of ...
Another beautiful park in Brussels is the Botanical Garden. Like the Warandepark, it is located on Rue Royale and can be reached, for example, by taking metro lines 2 and 6 via the “Botanique” stop of the same name. The park is not only home to numerous plants, but also to around 30 ...
The Museum of Art is a true paradise for art lovers. Opened in December 2013, the gallery pays tribute to over 30 great, mainly Belgian visual artists such as George Minne, Leon Spilliaert, James Ensor, Constantin Meunier and Fernand Khnopff, but also artists of literature, opera, music and poetry such as Victor ...
The Atomium in the north of Brussels is the city's second landmark after the Manneken Pis. The structure is just over 100 meters high and represents an iron crystal model magnified a billion times with nine atoms.
The Magritte Museum is part of the “Royal Museums of Fine Arts” and is located in the Hotel Althenloh. It was dedicated to the famous Belgian painter René Magritte and exhibits the largest collection of the artist in the world since its opening in 2009. The building has a total of ...
One of the most beautiful churches in the city of Brussels is the Cathedral St. Michel et Gudule, often simply abbreviated to St. Gudule. The monumental building on the Treurenberg in Brussels is particularly impressive with its two striking towers, which reach almost 70 metres in height. In 1962, the church became ...
With more than 700 comic book authors, Belgium is known as the country of “comics”. The Comic Museum has been around since 1989 and is housed in an Art Nouveau building designed by the famous Belgian architect Victor Horta in 1906. It even has its own room dedicated to him. Every year, more ...

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The weather report for Brussels on 28.10.2021: All day long only a few clouds at temperatures from 12 to 13 degrees and strong winds from south.

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