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Atomium

Atomium was designed by the engineer Andre Waterkeyn on the occasion of Brussel's International Exhibition in 1958. Atomium's spheres represent atoms in a crystal lattice, while the building itself represents an iron crystal, magnified 165 billion...

European Parliament

Have you been wondering where all these European laws come from? Then a city trip to Brussels should be the perfect opportunity to pay a visit to the European Parliament. In the heart of this metropolis, you will gaze upon impressive skyscrapers from...

St Nicholas Church

This church is the oldest in Brussels. The church dates back to the 11th century and is a beautiful example of medieval architecture. While entering the church, its atmosphere might feel more intimidating than other churches. Its interior is very dar...

The Church of Our Lady of Sablon

The origins of this church can be traced back to 1304 when a guild of archers built a chapel for Our Lady. Its popularity grew enormously when Beatrix Soetkens brought the miraculous Our Lady Statuette from Antwerp to the chapel. Three times she had...

Mini Europe

Brussels does justice to its title of European capital at Mini Europe, which lies beside the famous Atomium. As the name suggests, it presents an overview of everything beautiful that Europe has to offer. In the space of a couple of hours you stroll...

Manneken Pis

The young boy who happily urinates all day long has a troubled past. The statue was carried off by the English in 1745 and again by the French two years later. As indemnification, Lodewijk XV later had the statue clothed in an expensive costume of go...

Brussel de hoofdstad van Europa

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