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  • 26. Mont des Arts

    4 out of 5 stars

    As well as being responsible for the deaths of millions of Congolese, King Leopold II also the beautiful Mont des Arts, a stretch of landscaped hillside that offers some of the best views in the city....

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  • 27. Seasonal Events

    This is a very good festival. The people who put it together and work there are fantastic. Also the beer is of course, fantastic. There were a few bummers. There was a coconut beer in a coconut...

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  • 28. Rue des Bouchers

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    The present Rue des Bouchers is called "Vicus Carificum" in a document from the archives of Saint-Gudule Cathedral, dating from 1294. In 1364, it is mentioned in Flemish as "Vleeshouwersstrate". In...

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  • 29. Art & Architecture

    “Every murderer is probably somebody’s old friend.” — Hercule Poirot, from ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles,’ 1920, Agatha Christie’s first story featuring the Belgian detective FRIENDSHIP ...

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  • 30. Food & Drink

    Two weeks ago we had in Belgium the week of the Frites. A petition was launched to make the "fritkots" of "friterie" (shacks on the streets and squares where there make and sell frites) belong to the...

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  • 31. Arc de Triomphe

    Designed by French architect Charles Girault in is a bronze sculpture by hoisting the flag of Belgium. On both sides of the arch are two large exhibition spaces, which are connected to the bow by a...

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  • 32. Parc de Bruxelles

    4 out of 5 stars

    There are two green loud, squawkin parrots living here at the moment... whether they will survive the long winter is another question.. seem to be enjoying themselves at present, however. Spotted them...

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  • 33. Antiques & Flea Markets

    The large rectangular square? adjoining the North side of the Eglise St. Catherine features and excellent reflecting pond that apparently becomes an ice rink in the winter. Many restaurants...

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  • 34. Belgian Waffles

    Ok, one of the few must try items while in Belgium are it's waffles and chocolates !!!! Well why not have them both !!!!! Shops are all over the place and they are a great treat .. prices run from...

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  • 35. Eglise Saint Nicolas

    St. Nicholas Church is located just behind La Bourse, not far from where the old market used to take place – and the church is named after Saint Nicholas, who is the patron saint of the traders. The...

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  • 36. Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat

    3 out of 5 stars

    It is a nice museum about the history and production process of chocolat. It is really obvious it is sponsored by some chocolat brands by the way. You get a presentation how chocolat is made in forms,...

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  • 37. Maison Horta Museum

    “I’d choose the plant’s stem.” — Victor Horta (1861-1947), from his memoirs Art Nouveau took its inspiration from nature. Flowers and plants were key to the style’s look. For Horta, however, the...

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  • 38. House of the Dukes of Brabant

    The Maison des Ducs de Brabant is one of the larger structures along the Grand-Place (I should have specified that all houses along the square have specific names). It is, in fact, no larger than the...

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  • 39. Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire

    I invite the lover of ornamental arts, when in Brussels, to follow the remarkable circuit "Gothique-Renaissance-Baroque" (15 rooms) showing the development of the sculpture and the decorative arts,...

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  • 40. Musée de la Ville de Bruxelles

    I loved the visit of this place because I was making the Camino Español (The Spanish Road) from Milano to Brussels following the steps of the Tercios de Flandes, or our soldiers that in the XVI and...

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  • 41. Museum of the Belgian Brewers

    This is a smallist museum but very nice welcome and friendly chat with a glass of cold nice belgium beer blonde to boot for five euros. You see a movie on how the beers is made, the classification,...

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  • 42. Art Nouveau of Brussels

    5 out of 5 stars

    Built for the chemistry magnate Armand Solvay (1865-1930), this large townhouse is considered Victor Horta’s masterpiece. Solvay granted Horta unlimited creative freedom and an unrestricted budget to...

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  • 43. Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle

    5 out of 5 stars

    The oldest church in Brussels, its construction began on the church in 1210 and was completed by the end of the 13Th century. It reflects the transition between Romanesque and Gothic styles. A...

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  • 44. European Union Parliament

    4 out of 5 stars

    Visiting the European Parliament was a must for me. By a convenient quirk of history Brussels became the Capital of Europe providing a home for the European Union. It is here you will find the...

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  • 45. Autoworld Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    well this is my area of love, the road warrior found himself surrounded by one of the most legendary and beautiful automobiles in the world. Did I already told you must be here, YES! I have been to...

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  • 46. Parc Léopold

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Cinquantenaire was built around 1880 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Kingdom of Belgium. It was not completed in time for the Jubilee but was finished in time for the World Exhibition in...

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  • 47. Albert I Memorial

    Albertina is a common female name in Portugal and it seemed strange to see it in Brussels, until I remembered "Albert" as a king's name. Albertine is the popular name to the royal library, the square...

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  • 48. Flora & Fauna

    (Part 3 ) Here are some information about the castle...Tourists have long marvelled at the beauty of Belgium's ancient monuments and castles.The province of Brabant is home to several of them,...

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  • 49. Royal Square - Place Royale

    After visiting Royal Museums of Fine Arts we passed through Place Royale, a nice symmetrical square but take care of the traffic, trams and cars come and go and make it difficult to have a good shot...

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  • 50. La Monnaie De Munt

    When I arrived in Brussels on December 3, 2007, I went to the opera house and was surprised to see that there were torn shreds of soggy red cloth hanging from the façade in front of the pillars. It...

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