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  • 26. Bourse - Stock Exchange

    3 out of 5 stars

    The building that houses the Brussels Stock Exchange was constructed as part of an immense construction scheme to cover the river Senne in the centre of the city. It was built to form the centre of a...

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  • 27. 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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  • 28. 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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  • 29. Guild Houses

    The fame and beauty of the Market Place ( Grand Place) do not lie only in the Town Hall and the King's House, but perhaps first of all in the presence of a remarkably beautiful set of elaborately...

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  • 30. Museum of cacao and chocolate

    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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  • 31. Royal Museum of the Army and Military History

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The first large hall to enter is called the Salle Historique. The presentation of this gallery is typical of the years 1920 with a multitude of uniforms, flags and paintings. There are about 8.000...

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  • 32. Beer Festival

    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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  • 33. 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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  • 34. EC area

    One day, I wrote: Yes, I know that, as an European citizen, I'm ruled from Brussels. Yes, I know that it is important, but... I don't like it. I've been in Brussels twice, tried two different...

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  • 35. 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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  • 36. Walking

    It is easy to imagine that the steep streets that lead from the cathedral to the Ville Haute (Upper Town) would now ooze with charm if the original medieval-looking buildings had been preserved....

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  • 37. Autoworld

    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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  • 38. Museum of Ancient Art

    The Museum Of Ancient Art (Old Masters Museum) is part of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (MRBAB) and is one of the best European ancient paintings museums. The circuit starts with the...

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  • 39. Statue of Godfried of Bouillon

    This equestrian statue of Godefroid de Bouillon stands in the centre of the Place Royale, in front of the church of St Jacques sur Coudenberg, with trams clattering past. It shows the leader of the...

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  • 40. 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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  • 41. Royal Museum of History and Art

    Huge spacious 19th century building. Exhibits organised according to provenance. I enjoyed the Roman floor mosaics, the 18th century lacquer chest and serene Buddha heads from Ayutthaya, the Indian...

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  • 42. Theatre Royal de la Monnaie

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Brussels opera house is officially called Le Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, because the place of its construction was related to a coin. It has challenged Paris as one of the most popular theatres...

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  • 43. Frites

    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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  • 44. Grand Mosque

    If you enter the Jubilee Park from the road coming from the Rond-point Schuman and turn to your left, you will go past the Pavillion of the Human Passions, one of the Victor Horta's early works. Next...

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  • 45. City Hall

    The asymmetric building of the City Hall is the oldest and tallest structure in the Grand-Place. Erected in the 15th century, it is believed that the original architect was Jacob Van Thienen. Its...

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  • 46. 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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  • 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. Charles of Lorraine

    The picture only shows a small part of the palace, captured during the Circus event in septembre 2005. The palace houses many objects belonging to Charles de Lorraine, Governor of the Austrian...

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  • 49. Eglise St-Jacques-sur-Coudenberg

    a wonderful building imposing, clean lines, beautiful at pl Royale. The church Saint-Jacques-sur-Coudenberg, built between 1776 to 1787, is part of the beauty surrounding the place Royale. It is the...

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  • 50. Eglise St-Jean-Baptiste-au-Beguinage

    Attributed to the architect L. Fayd'herbe, a pupil of Rubens, this church shows the Italian-influenced Flemish Baroque style of the 17th century, its façade being considered one of the most beautiful...

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