Brussels, Belgium summarized
Bruxelles, French for Brussels, is both the European Union's headquarters and Belgium's de jure capital. The 10th century fortress town has evolved into an international center, hosting institutions and organizations for international politics. Although diplomats and dignitaries often make their way into the city, Brussels has a large number of visitors as well. A few UNESCO World Heritage Sites are in the city, with the gothic town of the Grand Place as the main attraction. Fans of classic architecture will love the city's façade; the towers of the Royal Palace, the greenhouses of Laken Castle, the futuristic Atomium, and the Cathedral of St. Michael and Gudula spans Brussel's entire timeline. Brussels is a city of diverse interests, and those who don't know where to start will feel right at home. History lovers can head to the Cinquantenaire Park, the laity can pay a visit to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, while diplomats usually visit the Palace of Justice. Guests are advised to drop a coin at the fountain of the Mannekin Pis, and wish for succeeding trips into the city.
Recent traveler reviews of Brussels, Belgium
Below are reviews of the city of Brussels, Belgium from an actual visitor's perspective.
"Just So Much To See!"
Score 5.0 / 5
The main square, shopping malls, cleanliness. Wide choice of restaurants. And spoils for choice when it came to buying chocolate.
The average traveler rating of the city of Brussels, Belgium shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews