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Things to Do in Brussels, Belgium


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Fun Things to Do in Brussels

Brussels is the capital of Belgium, which includes 19 municipalities in the city. Brussels is a densely populated city with an area of 32 sq mi. Here you get a simple introduction about Brussels.
 
We are now going to take a little trip to Brussels. So we will describe the amazing beauty, history, food, culture, traditions, and places to see in Brussels. Brussels is located in the center of Belgium. an has both French and Flemish influences and communities. Many of Belgium’s historical sights are located in Brussels. Aside from the history, the atmosphere of Brussels is another reason this great city perfect for tourists. However, most people come here with the maje reason being to see the classical European buildings, charming scenery, the natural beauty of the region, and the multi-cultural atmosphere. So let’s try to explore Brussels, the city of Chocolate!

Grand Place

Brussels Belgium Grand Place

Grand Place in Brussels Belgium

Grand Place is one of the most impressive buildings in Brussels. This place is called the hidden city of Brussels. It is recommended to go to this city on foot. There is a 15th-century city hall in the middle of Grand Place. The architectural design of the six guild halls will impress you. On some days, flower vendors will sell flowers in the middle of Grand Place. You can come here at any time. But at night this place looks very charming. So if you want to come here, it is recommended to visit at night.

Old England Building

Brussels Old England Building
Brussels Old England Building

Old England Building, by hearing this name, you may think this building is in England. But your thinking is wrong. This building is a historic building in Brussels which was built in the late 1800’s. The Old England Building is actually a department store in Brussels. This building is very famous for its musical instruments. They have a collection of over 2,000 antique musical instruments which are very well preserved. The Old England Building is one of the largest musical museums in the world. Another attractive interest is its facade. The building offers excellent entertainment for visitors. Visitors can hear music being played with historical musical instruments. You will find a roof-top cafe on the building. Visitors go to the roof to get a great view of Brussels.

Manneken Pis

Brussels Manneken Pis

Brussels Manneken Pis Statue

It was the 17th century when a famous designer named Jerome Duquesnoy designed the Manneken Pis. Manneken Pis is a historical statue of a little boy who is peeing. Though this is an odd statue to look at, it has become the center of interest for the visitors who come to Brussels. The actual translation of Manneken Pis is “little man pee”. The name of this place is selected for this statue. People come here to see this little statue. If you happen to visit Brussels, you can visit this place. No doubt, you can be a part of this historical place.

Parc Du Cinquantenaire

Brussels Parc du Cinquantenaire

Brussels Parc du Cinquantenaire

Parc Du Cinquantenaire is located at Leopold II in Brussels. This place is a fantastic place for visiting. The beauty of the environment and the scenery is looking very charming in this place. This place is great for passing your leisure. You can come here with your family to spend a good time.
There is a lot of reasons for visiting here. You can come here for a picnic on the grass, stunning architectural buildings. There is a vast collection of 35000 artifact houses museum which can be the center of interest for the visitors. So, if you come to Brussels, a short trip on Parc Du Cinquantenaire is not bad for you.

Beer Tour of Brussels

Brussels is famous for Beer. If you want a variety of beers, Brussels will provide you the best service. Here you will learn about the history of beer and the production of beer. Beer plays a vital role in Brussels to attract visitors. Beer is one of the economic strengths of Brussels.
There is a lot of pubs which attract specific visitors who love beer. If you are a beer lover, this trip will be an excellent trip for you. Some people come here for their exclusive beer. You can see an excellent overview of how a city can be famous for its beer. The beer of Brussels is different from other beers around the world. That’s why people around the world come here to test Brussels’s beer.

Atomium

Brussels Atomium

Atomium in Heysel Park, Brussels

Atomium is a building designed to show the structural view of an atom in front of the visitor. This is situated in the west of Brussels in Heysel Park. Atomium is an excellent structure of Brussels. It is about 100 meters tall. This structure was built in 1958 to start and welcome the atomic age in Belgium.
Atomium was built with the molecular structure of iron. It is about 165 billion times larger from the actual size of the iron molecule. Atomium is a fantastic creation of Brussels. People come here to be a part of the historical place. This sculpture added a new dimension of the history of science. So, if you happen to Brussels, you must visit Atomium.

Belgium Chocolate in Brussels

Belgium Chocolate Shop

Belgium Chocolate Shop

Belgium is famous around the whole world for its rich chocolate. You will get a clear idea about the chocolate history of Belgium from the Choco-Story museum, and also it can provide a lot of information about chocolate. You can see some great sculptures as well as the object of chocolate here.

If you want to buy some chocolate, go to Pierre Marcolini where you will get the unprocessed cocoa beans the raw material of chocolate. Most of the chocolate shop located in Brussels. You cannot imagine the variety and design of the Chocolate in Brussels.
 
In Brussels, there is a gift shop for the royal family named Marry. Here you will get the best chocolate and gift. But this shop is not for all for being the prices are so high.
If you come to Brussels, you must taste the chocolate. Otherwise, the trip to Brussels will be incomplete.

Conclusion

The places to travel around the world is not limited. Brussels is one of them. The city of Brussels is the center of interest of Belgium for the visitors. So, if you decide to make a trip this week, Brussels can be on your list.

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Nishat Tasnima

Nishat Tasnima

Travel Writer

I am a Freelance Writer. I have finished my study a few months ago. I love traveling and writing. Besides, I am very fond of reading books. I am kind of a foodie person. I like to try different food and I love to meet new people. Currently, I am living with my family.

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