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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 (Chocolate) Tips (21)

Producing and selling PRALINES.

IT IS NOW 100 YEARS AGO THAT JEAN (II) NEUHAUS INVENTED THE PRALINE IN BRUSSELS.The major production units of chocolates-pralines happen to be in or near Brussels. I was told that people who work...
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breughel
Sep 04, 2012

Say PRALINES not chocolates.

IT IS NOW 100 YEARS AGO THAT JEAN (II) NEUHAUS INVENTED THE PRALINE IN BRUSSELS.First of all we don't use the term Belgian chocolates but "PRALINES". If you ask for chocolate you will get a bar of...
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breughel
Sep 04, 2012

Chocolate, Frites and Waffles oh my!

Don't get fooled by the shops around the Grand Place and Manneken Pis offering the "best" of Brussels' waffles, chocolates and frites. Those places aren't what made them famous. Instead find any stand...
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amiulysses
Jan 11, 2012

A staple of Brussels!

You cannot travel to Belgium or indeed Brussels without sampling the local delicacies. Make sure you find a nice little shop that sells the chocolates individually so you can select which ones you...
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clareabee
Jun 13, 2011

Pierre Marcolini

Sampling some of the best chocolate in the world is an absolute must whilst in Belgium - unless you are allergic to the thing, of course!There is a gorgeous chocolatier called Pierre Marcolini, which...
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annase
Feb 02, 2011

Chocolate demonstration

Chocolate from Belgium is one of the finest in the world, and visiting its capital, we couldn't help but go to a tasting. I'm sure there's several to choose from, but ours took place at the chocolate...
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marielexoteria
Mar 15, 2010

Mary Chocolatier

Apparently regarded as Brussels' best chocolate maker I went off in search of this shop - the woman behind the counter was most encouraging and helpful in agreeing that this was indeed the best place...
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angiebabe
Jul 21, 2008

Chocolateries!!

Everywhere you walk in Brussels, you will pass by a "chocolaterie" and you will feel the wonderful smell of chocolate .Chocolate is one of the things Belgium is famous for and there are so many good...
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tere1
Apr 10, 2008

Activities in Brussels...?

ehhhhhh.... theres looking around shops with chocolate in them, buying chocolate, eating chocolate, watching chocolate being made, watching other people eat chocolate....... and a few lace shops!...
crapmaggot
May 14, 2007

Fashion and creations

Belgium doesn't only has:beer, chocolates and fries !!We also have youg (allready reknown)fashon stylists ,designers for jewelry, people who create unique pieces from silk,cachemir,wool.....Where ? We...
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Anne-Lieze
Apr 16, 2007

Aroma - Heaven on earth - white hot chocolate!

We came here for a coffee, but we then saw they had white hot chcolate! The melted a bar of white chocolate into a cup and then topped it up with foamed up milk (as in a cappucino). It was fantastic!...
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Trab
Mar 05, 2007

Hot Chocolate!

You have not had a cup of hot chocolate until you have gone to - Wittamer Chocolatier6-12/13 Place du Grand Sablon1000 BrusselsBelgiumTel. +32-2-512-37-42Email. wittamer@wittamer.comIt is...
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johannt
Nov 05, 2006
 
 
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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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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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