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Private Tour: Battle of Waterloo from Brussels
"Your private tour starts with pickup from your Brussels hotel by luxury private minivan. After a 40-minute drive south arrive in the city of Waterloo. It was here where in the year 1815 one of the most significant battles in European history took place — the Battle of Waterloo.Listen as your guide explains the history of the battle during which the French army fell to the Duke of Wellington’s British and Prussian forces leaving 12000 dead and 35
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Brussels Half-Day City Tour
"Your tour begins with a short walk to discover the heart of medieval Brussels in the famous Grand Place with its world-famous Market Square. Here you will hear about the history of the remarkable City Hall and quaint Guild Houses.Next you will tour the city by luxury coach to see the beautiful St. Michael's Cathedral the Congress Column the Heyseldistrict with the world-famous Atomium the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower. Passing the Royal Residence
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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 3-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.Stop at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district home to the main residence of Belgium’s royal family. Pass St Michael’s Cathedral
From EUR52.00

Museums Tips (13)

ONE OF BEST PAINT MUSEUMS IN EUROPE.

The Musées Royaux des Beaux Arts in Brussels is one of the best paint museums in Europe.One has to distinguish museums showing paintings of various periods or schools and museums devoted to a specific...
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breughel
Aug 02, 2011

Royal Fine Arts Museum

The "Musee Royaux des Beaux Arts de Belgique"The museum comprises the Museum of Ancient Art & Modern Art.The collection of Flemish paintings includes all the major artists like Robert Campin, Dirk...
MartinaH
May 01, 2004

Fernand Khnopff

'Fernand Khnopff' 1858-1921 grew up in Brugge.After his sister was born in 1864 the family moved to Brussels.Soon he went to art school together with 'James Ensor'.Khnopff work is spread all over the...
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belgianchocolate
Aug 14, 2004

Memories of a museum...'tkongomuseum

Now the museums name is Koninklijk museum voor midden-afrika,Musée royal de L'Afrique centrale , Royal museum for central Africa'As a kid I knew the museum as the Kongomuseum. They got a very nice...
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belgianchocolate
Apr 14, 2004

Brussels Card

If you are staying a few days in Brussels, it might be interesting to buy a 72 h Brussels Card.With this Brussels card, you have free access to 25 museums, free rides on the Brussels public transport...
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filipdebont
May 07, 2006

Discover the Museum Quarter

If you are visiting Brussels on a Saturday or on a Sunday, it might be interesting to buy a Kunstberg Pass / Le Pas Mont des Arts.It costs 11 euros (students : 5,5 euros, free access for children less...
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filipdebont
May 07, 2006

BRUXELLA 1238

The explanation of the name of this Museum:from the year 1238 a Franciscan Convent, which played an important role for quite some time in the social and religious life in Brussels, was found near the...
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eden_teuling
Mar 26, 2004

BRUSSELS' TOWN HALL = A MUSEUM.....

This H?TEL DE VILLE IS a MASTERPIECE of Gothic civil architecture from the 15th Century.The BRUSSELS TOWN HALL is also famous for the richness of its INTERIOR.Paintings, sculptures and tapestries...
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eden_teuling
Mar 26, 2004

COSTUME AND LACE MUSEUM

This Museum which is housed behind former fa?ades dating back to the 17th Century, renews the presentations of its collections EVERY YEAR!Costumes, lacework, embroidery, accessories and original...
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eden_teuling
Mar 26, 2004

BRUXELLA 1238

READ TIP ABOVE THIS ONE....ALSO IN THIS MUSEUM is this impressive tomb with the corpses / skeletons of unknown people, monks perhaps!Address: Rue la Boursetel. for info and reservations: +32 (0)2...
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eden_teuling
Mar 26, 2004

THE BELGIAN COMIC STRIP...

THE BELGIAN COMIC STRIP CENTRE.A famous Belgian art form in a beautiful Art Nouveau Setting. Discover the history of Belgium's comic strip heroes (Tintin) and visit the beautiful shop with its many...
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funkymama
Aug 25, 2002

I almost forgot to mention the...

I almost forgot to mention the Brewery Museum and the Chocolate Museum which are located at the south corner of the square. The former provides visitors an opportunity to sample different types of...
Pegasus74
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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"More than a decade in Brussels"
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"Say Brussels?? K! let's go to find The Soul"
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"BRUXELLES - BRUSSEL - BRUSSELS"
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"Gothic treasures , art nouveaux - a royal city!"
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Things to Do Near Brussels

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Hallepoort - Porte de Hal

Brussels once had magnificent medieval walls, built to encompass both the city and nearby hamlets. It was built two deep, straddled uneven hills and contained 72 towers and seven main gates....
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Place de Jue de Balle

I go here whenever I am in the city, and ususally come back with at least one thing that I really don't want. It's a great place to be nosey and rummage around. Its open daily, although I've learnt...
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Musée Bruxellois de la Gueuze & Cantillon Brewery

This is much better than the beer museum at the grand place! This is actually a still functioning gueuze beer brewery, and the only place where 'real gueuze' is still being made. You get a tour...
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Palais de Justice Bruxelles

The Palace of Justice or Supreme Court of Belgium is located in the upper area of ​​the city, Saint Gilles, on the way to the Avenue Louise, in an area formerly known as Gallows Hill. This location...
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Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle

The oldest church in Brussels, its construction began in 1210 and was completed by the end of the 13Th century. It reflects the transition between Romanesque and Gothic styles. A Baroque bell tower...
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La Fleur en Papier Doré / Het Goudblommeke in Papier

Not to miss is the historical pub La Fleur en Papier Doré/Het Goudblommeke van Papier at the Cellebroersstraat 55. It was once the artistic café and meeting place of Brussels’s surrealists. Magritte,...
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