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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
From EUR92.00
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
From EUR30.00
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

Atomium & Heyzel area Tips (15)

Mini Europe

The Heyzel area with Mini Europe and the EU museum, even atomium itself are a bit of a tourist trap.Note: I have been informed this attraction will be closing in the Fall of 2013. I enjoyed Mini...
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Jun 03, 2013

Don't do it!

The Atomium is an awesome sight to look at, and I recommend at least the trip to see it. The structure is imposing, and is an amazing piece of architecture. However, the trip to the top sphere is not...
Oct 17, 2008

Atomium pictures

Please note that you need a photographers' permit for publishing Atomium pictures (same goes for pics of the Louvre pyramid and the Eiffel Tower's lightshow in Paris by the way). Go inside the...
Jul 04, 2008

So disappointing inside

Whilst the outside of the structure is impressive, the inside was very disappointing. There wasn't anything to see. The Atomium is a bit far out, so if you're only in Brussels for a short time, I...
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Mar 05, 2007

Atomium sucks big time

I just lost a precious morning, one of the two I had in Brussels.The elevator is one way (only up) - you have to come down by (many) stairs. I wish I could see the faces of people coming down when I...
Sep 17, 2006

The grass is not greener inside the Atomium...

As gorgeous and splendid the Atomium looks from outside, it is equally shabby and dirty from inside. Actually, as a matter of fact, there isn't much to see from the Inside... When i was getting down...
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Jun 20, 2006

Most famous balls of the Benelux countries

The Atomium is not really centrally located, so it will take you a while to get there if you are in the center.After the long ride, you will be able to see this quite nice-looking structure, which is...
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Dec 17, 2004

Mini Europe's Maxi trap

As in many tourist attraction the traps here are quite obvious. At the entrance of the park a photographer will be there to take your photograph with the local mascotte. If you decline this rather...
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Oct 02, 2003

You should definitely go to...

You should definitely go to get a look at the Atomium built for the World's Exhibition, but beware of the souvenr shop nside where the prices are more expensive than you fill find in other shops in...
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Aug 25, 2002

Mini-Europe. A nice place for...

Mini-Europe. A nice place for children, adults will get bored very quickly. The park is filled with miniature re-creations of notable buildings from around Europe. It's pretty tacky. I was done and...
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Aug 25, 2002


MINI EUROPE the major monuments of the European Union in miniature (Eiffel tower, Houses of Parliament, Brandenburg Gate, Sacré Coeur, etc...) Located at the foot of the...
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Aug 25, 2002

I myself didn't actually go...

I myself didn't actually go up the Atomium or into Mini-Europe, but my hostel roomate did and said they were the biggest waste of money he'd ever seen in his life. There was nothing to see in the...
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Aug 25, 2002
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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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Getting to Brussels


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