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Your travel guide for Brussels

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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.

Those who love sweets will not want to leave the city again so quickly: You can’t get Belgian chocolates and Brussels waffles fresher anywhere. Clothing and jewelry lovers will find what they are looking for in the Louise, Porte de Namur and Bailli districts – there is something here for every budget and taste.

Attractions and sights

Guide to Brussels

Brussels

Brussels
On the road in Brussels by bus, streetcar and metro. Brussels has a very good public transport network with metros, trams and buses. The public transport network is managed by the Brussels Intermunicipal Transport Company (STIB) and includes metro, Premetro, trams and buses that can be used with the same ticket.

Grand Place

Grand Place
A very special highlight of Brussels sightseeing is of course the world famous Grand Place or in Dutch the "Grote Markt". A square that many people consider to be one of the most beautiful in the world. A judgement that one can only agree with, given the grandiose architecture of ...

Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Not far from the Grand Place are the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. A shopping arcade that was opened in the middle of the 19th century and can easily be compared to other famous historic shopping arcades in Europe, such as the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, in terms of its architectural ...

The Palace of Justice in Brussels

The Palace of Justice in Brussels
One of the most impressive buildings in the city and a must-see on your Brussels sightseeing list is the Palace of Justice. It is located above the Marollen, a particularly old quarter of the city. The Palace of Justice was built in the second half of the 19th century and ...

Flea market in the Marolles

Flea market in the Marolles
Immediately in front of the Palace of Justice is the Place Poelaert, which offers a wonderful view over the city. Here you will also find an elevator that leads to the aforementioned district of the Marolles. A district that is one of the oldest in Brussels and, in addition to ...

Manneken Pis – the landmark of Brussels

Manneken Pis – the landmark of Brussels
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 ...

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