Places and attractions we visited in Brussels
Royal Palace of Brussels
Brussels Town Hall
Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
Mont des Arts
La Mer du Nord has the best fish finger food bars located on busy corner sites in Brussels and Antwerp. Want to know where to eat in Brussels or Antwerp? Come and try our mouthwatering and fantastically fresh silverfishes, our yummy salt ‘n’ pepper calamari and our delicious tuna filet.
A place of enjoyment and relaxation at one of the most enchanting places of Brussels and Antwerp. Enjoy modern Fish Food at the highest level. The quality lies in the composition of the best fresh products from the sea.
The Place de la Bourse or Beursplein, meaning “Stock Exchange Square”, is a major square in Brussels, Belgium. The former Brussels Stock Exchange building, of which it takes its name, is located on this square. It is served by the premetro station Bourse/Beurse on lines 3 and 4.
Brussels Town Hall
The Town Hall of the City of Brussels is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages. It is located on the famous Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium, opposite the Brussels City Museum.
The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, the city’s Town Hall, and the King’s House or Breadhouse building containing the Brussels City Museum. The square measures 68 by 110 meters.
L’Occitane en Provence, commonly known as L’Occitane, is an international retailer of body, face, fragrances, and home products based in Manosque, France. The company was founded in 1976 by Olivier Baussan with the purpose to create a company that celebrates and preserves the traditions of his native Provence.
Tintin in Brussels
On 10 January 1929, the most famous reporter in the world appeared somewhere in Brussels.
The young Tintin is an outstanding hero who at birth was already a talented reporter. Accompanied by his faithful dog Milou, they began their first adventure in the Petit Vingtième.
Surrounded by their companions, they would travel the world and experience hundreds upon hundreds of adventures that would be translated into over 80 languages and soaked up by 230 million captivated readers.
With his adventures taking place in the 4 corners of the world, Tintin would be a wonderful introduction to geography. Well before the advent of television and screens, millions of readers would follow the tireless Brussels reporter across the landscapes of the entire world.
Charles de Gaulle said of Tintin that he was his “only international rival “, he who denounced the soviet system, fought the American Mafia, supported the oppressed in South America and Asia and even went to the moon fifteen years before the Americans!
Bar with more than 2000 types of beer, brewery memorabilia & live music on Thursday evenings.
The Mont des Arts or Kunstberg, meaning “hill/mount of the arts”, is an urban complex and historic site in the center of Brussels, Belgium, including the Royal Library of Belgium, the National Archives of Belgium, the Square – Brussels Meeting Centre, and a public garden.
The Old England department store was a large retailer in downtown Brussels, Belgium, partially housed in a famous, important Art Nouveau building constructed by the Belgian architect Paul Saintenoy in 1898–99.
The Place Royale or Koningsplein is a historic neoclassical square in the Royal Quarter of Brussels, Belgium. Built between 1775 and 1782 as part of an urban project including Brussels’ Park, it is rectangular and symmetrical in shape and is flanked by some of the main museums in the city.
The Royal Palace of Brussels is the official palace of the King and Queen of the Belgians in the centre of the nation’s capital Brussels. However it is not used as a royal residence, as the king and his family live in the Royal Palace of Laeken on the outskirts of Brussels.
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