The capital and biggest city in Belgium, Brussels, is also the de facto capital of the European Union. Brussels city is quickly becoming a trendy spot for weekend holidays. Apart from its famous chocolates and beers, there are many attractions that most visitors cannot begin to imagine. It’s a centre of European culture, officially nicknamed ‘the European Village’, with many museums, beautiful parks, fascinating walks, trendy restaurants and bars.
The Grand Place Grote Market is one of the most visited places in Brussels. Many musical shows are held here and the whole experience is electrifying with people, music and beautiful surroundings.
Visit Brussels, you will love it!
Hotels and Resorts
Radison Blu Royal Hotel – is a luxurious hotel with a glass dome, includes a restaurant awarded 2 Michelin Stars. The hotel has rooms with interior features specially designed with a theme of NY.
Hotel Bristol Stephanie – luxury hotel based at the prestigious Avenue Louise shopping area.
Pantone Hotel – design communitys favourite colour reference, is a brightly hued building in the centre of Brussels. The hotel stands out for majority of the rooms be actually a carefully chosen shade of white, with blocks of vibrant colour.
Royal Galleries of Saint-Hubert – the galleries housed some luxury boutiques and private flats.
Galerie Flore – gallery that offers a dialogue between the Art Nouveau and the contemporary.
The Shop @ Almine Rech – is a retail spin off the Brussels-based contemporary art gallery.
Leolux Design Centers – these spacious presentation centers offer ample opportunities to try out a seat.
Le Coin des Artistes – almost a neighborhood spirit restaurant, the food is very good.
La Roue d’Or – this typical old Brussels café with a friendly atmosphere mixes traditional brasserie-style dishes with a handful of Belgian specialties.
Sea Grill – the menu varies according to the catch of the day. The sea supplies the treasures and the crew steers the ship with flying colours.
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium – one of the most famous museums in the country.
Horta Museum – a museum with some of the first examples of art nouveau.
Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate – offers a walk down chocolate history lane from its discovery by the Aztecs to its development on African cocoa bean plantations and also to the invention of the Belgian praline.
Serendip Spa – http://www.serendipspa.com/
Winery Brugmann – Great selection of wines and delicious tapas.
Steigenberger Grandhotel – housed behind a historic façade, the luxury property features 269 rooms.
Sound and light show at Grand-Place – from 1 July to 30 September, every day at 10:30 pm and at 11:00 pm, shows with sound and light,
Points of Interest
Grand-Place Brussels – central square of Brussels, it’s surrounded by guildhalls,the city’s Town Hall and the Maison du Roi. The square is the most important tourist destination of the city and most memorable landmark. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Manneken Pis – is a famous Brussels landmark. The small bronze public fountain sculpture is situated on the corner of Rue de l’Etuve and Rue du Chene.
Atomium – strange and iconic monument built in 1958 for the Universal Exhibition.