Brussels the capital of Belgium has given the world a few of the most beautiful gifts – waffles, French fries, and Belgian chocolate. Apart from the food, Brussels has a lot to offer. Right from searching for Tintin to the Grand Palace to the museums - Ask and Brussels has it. So here a few places that are a must-visit for your next trip to this city of mouth-watering treats.
The Grand Place of Brussels is the central square of the city. This masterpiece is known all around the globe for its stunning architecture that is a memorable experience for anybody who loves monuments with a tinge of aesthetics. The Grand Place is known for its various special events throughout the year such as The Flower carpet, the Christmas tree, the procession of Meyboom, etc.
The Atomium is one of the city’s most visited tourist destinations. The Atomium is another architectural masterpiece was built in 1958. This five sphere structure has one permanent exhibition which explains the inception of Atomium during the World Fair in 1958. Another sphere is a home for various other exhibitions. The Atomium restaurant even though expensive provides a great dining experience with a scenic view of the entire city.
Need to know about the history of the capital of Belgium? Head to the city museum. The museum offers the complete history of Brussels in the form of paintings, sculptures, tapestries, engravings, and models. According to sources, the museum displays more than 7000 items and also has the original statue of the Manneken Pis with all of its costumes.
Shopaholics assemble. The Saint Hubert Galleries are no less than a dream for shopaholics. The glass ceiling structure is a home for various high-end brands and luxurious brands. Galeries Royales Saint Hubert was the first shopping arcade in the continent of Europe. It is also a major attraction point for photography lovers as it gives them an opportunity to experiment with reflections and architecture in their frames.