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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 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
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

Pickpockets Tips (43)

Beware of Them at Mannekin Pis Area

As the Mannekin Pis Area is rather a small intersection along Rue De Chenne, Stoofstraat and Rue De'l Effuve, the hordes of tourists congregate along the area and it tends to be packed in this small...
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Sep 01, 2015

Gent. Don't give change to anyone!

So, a few days ago I was robbed in the street. I was headed to take the tram to pick up my boyfriend, when a guy stopped me and asked if I had 20€ change. I thought I could ask him to give me some...
May 18, 2015

Got Robbed

Oh beautiful city but very scary place . Today me and my friend went on a little trip to brussels. Our trip around the city had just started and we were passing by a residential street footpath when...
Aug 21, 2014


The bobos (bourgeois bohemians) just love talking up Ixelles with its 'petites restaurations' and its 'maisons de maitre'. I think it's completely seedy and rundown, with an excessive rate of...
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May 16, 2014

Brussels, pickpockets

I had my wallet stolen from inside my bag (which was zipped) in a Pain Quotidien Cafe in the area of Merode in Brussels. I was sitting at the communal table at lunchtime, which is a large table in the...
Nov 19, 2013

Brussels - North Station Train

My family and I were coming by train from Germany, on November 1st (2013), we were very exciting about it getting to Belgium, it's was a city that we always wanted to visit. Our journey stopped at...
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Nov 07, 2013


As a usually very untrusting, vigilant and wary person, i was extremely shocked to find that whilst sat in the corner of a pub in the reletively nice area of flagey my bag was stolen. The lesson is...
Aug 20, 2013

Pickpockets on the Train

Me and my boyfriend recently went to Belgium for a research trip as he is an architecture student and we were targeted by thieves on a train from Gent to Leuven which passed through Brussels. The...
Aug 07, 2013

Pickpoketters In Brussels

Beware pickpocketers in front of Sheraton hotel! I was having a cigarette outside and my son was with me. A north African fella asked me a lighter. He asked where we were from. He started naming...
Mar 31, 2013

Pickpockets at Railway Stations

When I bought tickets at the window of the railway station, the lady behind warned me to watch out for the many young men standing around and she indicated there were many pickpockets in the station....
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Jan 24, 2013

I don't want to sound racist but...

My wife and I just boarded the ICE train to Cologne at the Midi station, and while putting our bags onto the overhead rack, a well-dressed black guy with a sweater on his arm squeezed past by me along...
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Jan 02, 2013

Crime explodes in Brussels!

Crime explodes in Brussels! That is what we could read on 22/09/2012 with full details and stats in newspapers like La Dernière Heure ( or La Libre Belgique ( under the...
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Oct 06, 2012
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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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