There are many things to do in Brussels. There are also many things to see. Unfortunately a lot of Brussels was demolished to make way for new ones. There is still some old square and surrounding streets in what is known as one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, with a building that has more than 1000 years old.
You might be more interested in seeing the battlefield of Waterloo, almost exactly the same as when Wellington faced Napoleon in 1815. If you are interested in culture and politics, then you can enjoy a stroll along the “Capital of Europe.”
Although Brussels is nicknamed the “Capital of Europe”, this multicultural, bilingual; French and Flemish, European Parliament rarely receives the attention it deserves. However, it is an ideal weekend break in the city with stunning architecture, museums rich and unusual, fine dining, elegant shops, lively bars and a lively nightlife and do not forget the beer and chocolate .
Brussels is a city without equal when it comes to architectural interest, and no better way to explore the riches of wandering the city streets and squares. The first stop for any visitor should be the Grand-Place in the Lower City. This baroque square one of the most beautiful in Europe, provides an ideal base for touring the city, thanks to its close proximity to the tourist office and public transport.
In its medieval center, the square of the magnificent Grand Place is a feast for the eyes and the time can be spent exploring the network of narrow cobbled streets full of flashy restaurants and boutiques that are out of it. On the contrary, all the Parisian streets are full of embassies and expensive apartments, while the fourth glass and steel of the EU feels like another world. Lovers of Art Nouveau architecture, enjoy the district of Saint-Gilles.
Shoppers should go the area between the Grand Place and the Rue de Midi and the designer clothes is shown in the elegant and fashionable along the Avenue Louise and Rue Antoine Dansaert. If you share a passion for Belgian comics, visit the La Boutique Tintin in the Rue de la Colline.
Try Brussels beer tasting journey to discover why Belgium is so famous for their delicious beers. No country on earth has a tradition of brewing as rich and diverse as Belgium, and this tour is the perfect way to visit some of the best breweries, and know the country’s beer heritage and a great tasting beer.
You will pound the pavement in Brussels in four hours walking tour with a twist as it traces the top chocolate shops in Brussels. A chocolate lovers dream! Your local expert guide identifies the main monuments and explain the history of Brussels and why its famous chocolate hydrant.