Brussels Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Tours & Walks

    Directly next door, at Avenue Palmerston, 2, an extension to Hôtel van Eetvelde (at Avenue Palmerston, 4) was designed by Victor Horta in 1898. Known as Hôtel Delhaye, this building has a...

  • 2. Jeanneken Pis

    This statue of a little girl urinating is in a little-used street a few blocks from Brussels's Manneken Pis. Little boys peeing has been a staple of fountains for a thousand years, but I don't know of...

  • 3. Parcs & Gardens

    And suddenly we found ourselves in Spain. The statue of D. Quixote and Sancho Pança that I knew in Madrid was in front of us. Well, it is not Spain, but Spain square, wisely ornamented with a replica...

  • 4. Markets & Flea Markets

    Go to the MAROLLEN (quarter in BRUSSELS) and walk around and I am sure that you will find beautifully coloured nice clothing and lots of fine gifts.......POTTERY e.g.. and....when the shops don't...

  • 5. Chinese & Japanese Towers

    “It may be safely asserted that no barbarous people have ever so readily adopted the fostering care of benevolent enterprise, as have the tribes of the Congo, and never was there a more honest and...

  • 6. Atomium & Heyzel area

    “The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.” — George Orwell...

  • 7. Excursions

    Take this road to get out of town. It's a beautiful road, the hills slowly rear up, you get glimpses down the Meuse at Namur as you shoot over a high spanning bridge, and the road connects easily with...

  • 8. Museums

    The Horta Museum, located in the house that Victor Horta built for himself in 1898, is not a museum in the traditional sense of the word. There are no displays explaining the foundation of art nouveau...

  • 9. Waterloo

    Who never heard of Waterloo? The village itself might be small but the place of interest is outside the village. Here historici can dream of the big battlefield between Napoleon against big names as...

  • 10. Cinquantenaire & museums

    “But Brussels should ask to be delivered from its friends. It is not a miniature anything, but a very solid and extensive old city, with a physiognomy and character quite its own. It is very much less...

  • 11. St Josse

    This may be, I think, one of the least touristy areas in Brussels - a pot of cultures and nationalities, composing one of the poorest areas in town. He had...

  • 12. Camino de Santiago

    I was surprised to see the pilgrim markers for the Camino de Santiago as far up North as Brussels. That would be one long walk to Santiago de Compostela. I had...

  • 13. Zinneken Pis

    On my 4th trip to Brussels I finally found Zinneken Pis, the 3rd statue in Brussels featuring someone or should I say something peeing. I think this is actually...

  • 14. Don Quixote & Sancho Panza, Brussels, Belgium ..

    U can see the Don Quixote & Sancho Panza Sculpture on ur way as walking to the Grand Place ...Wonderful inspiring statues in the centre of Brussels, depicting...

  • 15. Flagey: the fabric of sound and image

    Hi,If you like music like festivals or jazz.If you like moovies do as the locals do and have a look what is going on in Flagey.The building is an well known Art...

  • 16. Cows invading the streets of Brussels !

    From June 21st until september 21st 2003, Art on Cows, the Cow Parade open-air exhibition, took place in the streets of Brussels. Around 185 decorated cows...

  • 17. Murales

    This type of murale uses to be a feature of Brussels. Especially in the center & mostly in the Marolles, you would find these comics murales.Most of time, they...

  • 18. Bruxelles´ seat of the European Parliament

    The European Parliament works in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Plenary sessions, which all MEPs attend, are held in Strasbourg, the Parliament's seat....

  • 19. N. Dame de Chapelle Church

    Where?Rue des Ursulines, near the Breugel MuseumWhat?Notre Dame de Chapelle Church is Brussels' oldest, dating back to 1134. An imposing church with a sipre, it...

  • 20. Zinneke Pis

    Where?On the corner of Rue de Vieux Marche aux Grains and Rue des ChartreuxWhat?Right, you'd think the Manneken Pis and Jaenneke Pis would be enough :) In...

  • 21. St. Catherine Church

    Where?In Place Sainte CatherineWhat?On the outside, the church may not be as spectacular as some of Brussels' grander buildings, nor is it particularly old,...

  • 22. The Comic Strip

    Where?Over a ca. 4-mile circuit around the city, with some of the comics fairly close to Grand Place. There are maps for sale for the circuitWhat?The comic...

  • 23. Don Quixote

    Belgium has produced its fair share of literary and comic characters, so it was a bit surprising to find a statue devoted to the hero of Golden Age Spanish...

  • 24. military shop near Brussels

    There's a military stock near Brussls in Kobbegem-Asse. It wil take about 20 minutes by bus from the railway/bus station " Brussels north". There's a busstop...

  • 25. All brussels in one card!

    If you planning a touristic trip to brussels check what the "Brussels Card" has to offer and maybe you can save some money.With this card you have free access...

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