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  • 26. 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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  • 27. 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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  • 28. 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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  • 29. 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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  • 30. 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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  • 31. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 34. Statue of Godfried of Bouillon

    Godfrey of Bouillon (c. 1060 – 18 July 1100) was a medieval Frankish knight who was one of the leaders of the First Crusade from 1096 until his death. He was the Lord of Bouillon, from which he took...

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  • 35. 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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  • 36. 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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  • 37. 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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  • 38. 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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  • 39. Eglise Saint Nicolas

    Another wonderful church,full of merchant history of the area and one of the oldest in Bruxelles, see part I for more tips. Just needed to post the photos, nice. La Châsse des martyrs de Gorcum, the...

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  • 40. 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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  • 41. 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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  • 42. Colonne du Congres

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    My review here on the Colonne du Congrès i.e. the Belgium's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier might sound somewhat political but being the national monument for Belgium and symbol of Belgian Independence...

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  • 43. 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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  • 44. Shopping

    Bouquinerie Thomas is a brilliant second-hand bookshop. It's a little out of town, but worth a visit. Its books are mainly in French, but they have a large English selection, and also Dutch, German,...

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  • 45. 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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  • 46. 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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  • 47. 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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  • 48. 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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  • 49. 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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  • 50. 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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