HIGHLIGHTS​

 

La Grand Place

A must-see in the city, this central square has been designated a World Heritage site and is considered as one of the most beautiful in the world.

This historical spot is surrounded by the guildhalls, the City Hall and the Musée de la Ville de Bruxelles. The Grand Place hosts frequent festive and cultural events.

Atomium

The symbol of Brussels and Belgium, this iron structure was built in 1958 for the World's Fair and represents a unit cell of an iron crystal. 334.6 feet tall, the Atomium offers from its highest sphere a unique view over the Belgian capital and its surrou

Furthermore, this accommodates a permanent exhibition devoted to its history as well as temporary exhibits about sciences or design. We invite you to tour the tubes and spheres of this very unique monument.

Manneken Pis

Situated in the historic center, this bronze statue is another great symbol of the city. It was sculpted by J. Duquesnoy in 1619

It represents a child urinating inside the basin of the fountain and it evokes the rebellious nature of Brussels' inhabitants.

WHAT TO DO

 

Musical instruments museum

Musical instruments museum

All year

His Art Deco's front already is worth it, besides his collection of instruments, only in the world. During an hour we will discover in a pleasant way the functioning of the instruments.

Bernard van Orley

Bernard van Orley

From 20st February to 26th May

Was one of the pivotal figures of the Renaissance in the Low Countries. BOZAR and other prominent Belgian institutions are teaming up for the first major monographic exhibition devoted to this 16th century artist.

Brussels short film festival

Brussels short film festival

From 25th April to 5th May

Brussels hosts this festival of short films. More than 26.000 spectators, 300 screenings, 600 professionals… Lectures and workshops of dubbing, pitching, reporting and film reviews to give some examples.

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

On the banks of the Seine, the majesty of the city of Paris is unveiled. The magic of its emblematic and historic sites will carry you to the most remote times of the capital, with all the charm and romanticism that the city oozes.​​

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