Bruxelles

The Belgian capital, Brussels, is at the heart of Europe: it seems that in some ways resembles a provincial lovely hosts important European institution! In terms of heritage, Brussels does not impress beyond the Grand Place and the Pentagon area but the capital more passion for culture, museums, and showcases Belgian originality. The different areas of Brussels offer a multitude of museums, monuments and places. A Brussels visit usually begins with the Grand Place, Grote Markt, which gathered some of the most beautiful buildings in Brussels. At night, with light installations, it offers a spectacle quite charming. A few minutes walk from the Grote Markt, one can discover the famous Manneken Pis, a little bronze statue of a little boy about to urinate, symbol of the irreverent spirit of the Belgian. Nearby you will find the main museums in the Belgian capital; the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium which include a large collection of museums including among others the Royal Museums of Art and History and Museums of the Far East, the Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art, The Museum of Instruments Music (or MIM), the Magritte Museum. Outside the center, the most popular attraction is of course the famous Atomium (metro line 6 direction Roi Baudouin, Heysel Heysel-stop). emblematic vestige of the World Fair of 1958. The Atomium spheres welcomes its exhibitions scientific. Between visits, it is important to sit down a moment to taste one of many Belgian beers to taste a local specialty surprising name, unhurried: Brussels residents, they still know how to take the time! Brussels Tour route Starting with the discovery of Brussels, you will discover a cosmopolitan city with many faces. The town consists of a large historic district: the Pentagon, while it is surrounded by many suburbs, some of which are worth visiting. At the heart of the Pentagon, discover the Grand Place: admire the City Hall, the finest hotels Flemish individuals and two steps away, discover the Manneken-Pis. Around the Grand Place, you can wander in the Royal Gallery Saint-Hubert, Brussels stock exchange, the Royal Theatre de la Monnaie, the Cathedral of Saints Michael and Gudula. Then go to the royal quarter through the Monts des Arts, where you will not miss to visit the Ancient art museums of modern art, musical instruments, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Cinema Museum. Then discover the Place Royale, the Royal Palace, residence of the King of the Belgians, the big park of Brussels. South, continue towards the district of Sablons where you can visit the places of the Grand Sablon and Petit Sablon, Notre Dame du Sablon, the Palace and the Egmont Park, and the impressive Palace of Justice . Then, linger in the Marolles district where you will discover the Church of Our Lady of the Chapel, the church Saints John and the Minimes Etienne, the church of the Brigittines, the Towers of Villers and Anneessens . On weekends, do not miss to come to the flea market that are at the heart of the Place du Jeu de Balle. You can also stroll at leisure in the European district, to visit the EU institutions, the Leopold park and the park Cinquentennaire, the European Parliament, the Berlaymont, without forgetting the famous Resurrection Chapel. In western Pentagon, walk in the docks area around the square and the church of St. Catherine. Appointment Center Belgian comic strip adjacent to the P




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