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Brussels

Discover the Belgian capital

The Belgian capital is a city of extremes. At once a medieval masterpiece and a showcase of modern architecture, it’s also the seat of the European Parliament and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. The perfect city break destination, whether you love shopping, eating, history or art, you’ll find the best of it in Brussels.

Cool yet cultured, historic yet hip, you’ll find curlicue Renaissance mansions alongside bold constructions of concrete and glass; old fashioned chocolate shops next to high end boutiques selling the very latest designer names.

Brussels boasts more than 40 museums. The city is also packed with wonderful cafés and bistros, many with wide outdoor terraces where you can sit and watch the world go by.

What to see?

The Grand Place is a must-see example of flamboyant Flemish architecture with its elegant gabled facades, tapering spires and gilded statues. One of the most beautiful pedestrianised squares in the world, Grand Place is lined with restaurants and cafes and is the perfect place to enjoy famous Belgian dish - moules et frites.

If you like shopping, head to Avenue Louise for a roll call of designer shops and trendy boutiques. Alternatively, explore the famous Galleries St Hubert - the world’s first shopping centre, opened in 1847.

One of Belgium’s most eminent museums, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts showcases work by many distinguished Flemish artists including Ruben, Van Dijk and Magritte. The Belgian Comic Strip Center will tell you all you need to know about Tin Tin, the Smurfs and other comic book favourites.

Other attractions

Take a look at the Gothic St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral.

Admire the works of Ruben and Van Dijk at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in the former royal palace.

Grand Sablon square is a beautiful market square surrounded by numerous shops, restaurants and cafes. It is an ideal place to relax during sightseeing.

If you're looking for food, head to Grand Place, which has a large number of restaurants. Belga Queen restaurant is located in a building originally built for the bank and has large windows so you can admire the view. Aux Armes, in the building of the former post office, serves traditional Belgian cuisine. Like Home guarantees a cozy atmosphere and has only 45 seats.

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