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1 European Parliament
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Rank: 1 About 47

Address: Wiertzstraat 60
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 St. Michael & St. Gudula
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Rank: 2 About 47

St. Michael & St. Gudula Cathedral is situated at the Treurenberg hill where the Duke of Brabant transferred the relics of Saint Gudula from the downtown church. This church is now one of the main ones in Brussels....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Place Sainte-Gudule, Brussels
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Manneken Pis
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Rank: 3 About 47

Address: Brussels
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 René Magritte Museum
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Rank: 4 About 47

René Magritte Museum is situated at Rue Esseghem 135, 1090 Brussels. The said location was the house of a surrealist painter of Belgium for almost twenty-four years. It remains open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 135, Rue Esseghem, B-1090 Bruxelles (Jette)
Type: Museums


5 Grand Place
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Rank: 5 About 47

The Grand Place or the central market square is one of most beautiful places to visit in Brussels. This historic landmark of Brussels has some grand structures in its vicinity such as the striking Town Hall and the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Grand Place, 1000 Brussels, Belgio
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 Atomium
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Rank: 6 About 47

The Atomium is a monument which was built for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World Fair. This monument was exclusively designed by Andre Waterkeyn. It is a 102 meters high, which is 335 feet tall monument having nine steel spheres...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Square de l’Atomium
 B, Bruxelles (Laeken)
Type: Other attractions


7 Town Hall
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Rank: 8 About 47

Address: Grote Markt
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 A la Mort Subite
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Rank: 9 About 47

  A La Mort Subite is a very popular and well-known staple in the city of Brussels. This internationally recognized Belgian Beer Café is the archetype of traditional brewing in the Netherlands....

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: rue Montagne-aux-Herbes Potagères 7 B-1000 Brussels
Type: Nightlife


9 Anderlecht
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Rank: 10 About 47

As one of the municipalities in the Capital Region of Brussels, Anderlecht dates back to the Stone Age.  Remnants of an ancient burial ground were discovered here. However, this did not scare away future generations of Belgian...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Rue Gheude 56, 1070 Anderlecht, Belgium
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


10 Antoine Wiertz Museum
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Rank: 11 About 47

  Located near the European Parliament complex in the Léopold district of Brussels, the Antoine Wiertz Museum is a relatively small building that showcases all the works of romantic painter...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Ru Vautier 62 1050 Ixells, Belgium
Type: Museums


11 Budget Night
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Rank: 12 About 47

  Brussels can be experienced glamorously if you have the money for a lavish outing, but if you’re working with a tight to medium sized budget, the city can still offer just as much excitement and entertainment in...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: City of Brussels, Belgium
Type: Nightlife


12 Cinquantenaire Triumphal Arch
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Rank: 13 About 47

  Originally commissioned in 1880 by King Leopold II as a commemoration of Belgium’s independence for the National Exhibition, The Triumphal Arch is the centerpiece of Parc du Cinquantenaire. The...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Delirium Village
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Rank: 14 About 47

  There is a very special place in Brussels where beer enthusiasts and spirit savvy travelers can easily spend an exorbitant amount of time. Perhaps even lose a few days in a state of delirium. Delirium...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Impasse de la Fidélité 4A, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Type: Nightlife


14 Glamour night
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Rank: 15 About 47

  If you are looking for a night out in Brussels, then the Grand Place is where you want to be.  This large square is packed with bars, clubs, music venues, and lively cafes. It has places that...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: 1000 City of Brussels, Belgium
Type: Nightlife


15 Laeken
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Rank: 16 About 47

Positioned in the Northwest region of Brussels, Laeken is where the Belgian Royal Family resides.  Officially part of the City of Brussels assemblage, Laeken is also home to several great spots for...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Laeken, 1020 City of Brussels, Belgium
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


16 Madame Moustache et son Freakshow
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Rank: 17 About 47

  Madame Moustache et son Freakshow is one of those venues with such an intriguing name, that you are bound to end up there at some point during your visit to Brussels.  Located in the...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Brandhoutkaai 5-7 1000 City of Brussels, Belgium
Type: Nightlife


17 Museum of Ancient Art
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Rank: 18 About 47

Museum of Ancient Art is situated at Rue du Musée 9, B-1000 Brussels. It remains open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00 and remains closed on Monday and other public holidays. The museum is one of the largest and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 3, rue de la Régence, B-1000 Bruxelles
Type: Museums


18 Eglise Notre-Dame du Sablon
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Rank: 19 About 47

  Located in Sablon Square, Église Notre Dame du Sablon (Church of Our Lady of Sablon) is one of Brussels’ newer Gothic churches.  Built in true Belgian form,...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Rue du Sablon, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


19 Ixelles Elsene
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Rank: 20 About 47

  Declared as one of the municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region, Ixelles is located in the southern region of the city. This neighborhood is known for serving as the home to several important sites and...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: 1050 Ixelles, Belgium
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


20 Koekelberg
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Rank: 21 About 47

  With the smallest population of the 12 municipalities in Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium, Koekelberg occupies an area of less than two square kilometers. The area is, however, home to the National Basilica of Sacred Hearts...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Avenue de la Basilique 393, 1081 Koekelberg, Belgium
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


21 Museum of Modern Art
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Rank: 22 About 47

  The Brussels Museum of Modern Art is the premier place to admire Belgian and foreign artwork from the 19th and 20th centuries.  Located in Place Royale, the museum is a non-profit organization...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Koningsplein 1 Place Royale, 1000 City of Brussels, Belgium
Type: Museums


22 The Brussels Stock Exchange
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Rank: 23 About 47

Located on Boulevard Anspach in Brussels, Belgium, the Brussels Stock Exchange (BSE) was founded by order of Napoleon at the beginning of the 19th century. It operated autonomously until September of 2000, when it joined the pan-European...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Place de la Bourse, Beurs, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


23 The Université Libre de Brussels
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Rank: 24 About 47

  It’s important to make the distinction between the Université Libre de Brussels (ULB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB). While both institutions fall under the umbrella of the “Free University...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


24 Natural History Museum
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Rank: 25 About 47

Natural History Museum is situated at Vautier Street 29, B-1000 Brussels. It remains open from Tuesday to Friday from 09:30 to 16:45 hrs and from 10:00 to 18:00 on Saturday and Sunday. The museum prides in showcasing a dinosaur...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 29, Rue Vautier 29, Bruxelles
Type: Museums


25 Church of Saint Mary Magdalene
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Rank: 27 About 47

  The Church of St. Mary Magdalene is a small gothic church located in Brussels, Belgium. The building dates back to the 1400’s, and was originally part of a convent. In 1580 the church was ruined...

Reviewed by: Leighton
Address: Putterie, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

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