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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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Brussels Rail Day Trip from London
"Take the inclusive sightseeing tour and enjoy the medieval architecture that makes Brussels such a visited European city. Don't miss the Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. You will also see the Atomium and maybe have lunch at one of the gourmand restaurants.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament bu the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain.You have the option to hop-on and off as many times as you like at any of the 13 strategically placed stops for your own sightseeing. With bus departures every 30 minutes and the ent this is the perfect way to orientate yourself with Belgium's capital.""""At just under two and half hours why not take the opportunity whilst in London to take a day trip by Eurostar over to the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Brussels! A Hop on Hop off card is included
From GBP174.00

Belgian Pralines

Everybody knows the famous chocolate is Belgian made..Thus, when you talk about it..it is absolutely the ' Belgian Pralines ' the finest of them all!It won't be Belgium without chocolates!don't miss...
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kylian74
Jan 07, 2004

Food presentation on a street

I remember wonderful, colorful and long street with restaurants on both sides with small tables outside and hundreds of people eating there. And they presented food, especially seafood and fish on...
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matcrazy1
Dec 22, 2003

Sint Nicholas in Belgium

This is very traditional, The arrival of Saint Nicholas is celebrated in Belgium on the 5'th of December, in this period you can find lots of chocolates in town in Saint Nicholas form, just like in...
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kylian74
Dec 11, 2003

Melting chocolates!

This photo is a kind of promoting the belgian chocolates right opposite the statue of Manneke Pis. Their specialty is Belgian Pralines, very belgian!! and since the place is very touristy, many people...
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kylian74
Dec 11, 2003

Ask for the check

Typically in Brussels restaurants, in fact across Belgium, we discovered that our waiter never brought us the bill until we'd asked for it. You can sit around waiting all night! It's not rude - they...
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RovingWombat
Jul 27, 2003

The best Belgian fries at Maison Antoine

One of the culinary specialities in Belgium is the famous "frites" ("french fries" ... but I prefer to say "belgian fries". After all, they were invented by Belgians ;-) And the best place to buy them...
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Bigjones
Jun 20, 2003

Moules et frites

You just *have* to try the national dish of an enormous pot of mussels stewed in white wine sauce, served with chips and mayonnaise. Eating moules is not dignified, so I guess it makes a great...
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KennetRose
Mar 21, 2003

STILL HUNGRY??

Check out my TRAVELOGUES on:. . . . . . * Some Belgian Recipes * Delicious Belgian Chocolates * Belgian Beers (Want to know how to pronounce all beers names? Check out this FUN SITE:...
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LysDor
Sep 19, 2002

CHOCOLATE MADE IN BELGIUM !! ...

CHOCOLATE MADE IN BELGIUM !! Belgium produces 172,000 tons of chocolate per year and has 2,130 chocolate shops in her country. The Belgian Chocolate Praline is not to be confused with the American...
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Nice_Girl
Aug 25, 2002

W A F F E L S

No Brussels visit is complete without you having a WAFFEL.They come as plane waffels with some powder sugar or with all kind of tasty dressings.
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pieter_jan_v
Dec 23, 2008

Speculoos

Yes, we have ginger bread for Christmas in Sweden too but nothing quite prepares you for speculoosen :) To be ctd.
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Sjalen
Sep 26, 2007

Gastronomic capital of Europe

Not without reason speak, that Bruxelles is the gastronomic capital of Europe. In the evenings its restaurants are filled with thousand gourmets who enjoy various cuisines.
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Feb 17, 2006
 
 
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"More than a decade in Brussels"
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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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