Brussels is a fascinating and gorgeous city that sits at a crossroad of cultures. It serves as the capital of Belgium and of Brussels Capital Region. It is also considered something of an unofficial capital for the European Union, hosting several related institutions. The region is served by Brussels Airport
, and an efficient public transportation system makes getting from site to site easy.
There is no shortage of sights or activities when in Brussels. If there is one place to start, it would be the Grand Place
and the 300-year old buildings that surround it. Most sites, especially in the old part of town, are within close proximity and easy to get to on foot. The statue of Manneken Pis is one such site and is an iconic fixture in the city. From Basilica Koekelberg - the fifth largest church in the world - to the Atomium, the simple sight of the splendid architecture here is enough to provide hours of entertainment. There are many museums to be explored as well, offering insight into history, culture, art, and science. Visits to a brewery, a horse-drawn carriage ride, and shopping for famous Belgian chocolates are but a few more of the wonders to be experienced in Brussels.
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