Travel Guide to Brussels, Belgium

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Brussels is mostly considered as the heart of the European Union due to many European Institutions’ headquarters located in the city. The city is also a melting pot of culture. The city was historically Dutch speaking but French has increased over the past two centuries and therefore the two languages both have official status.

What to see

• Brussels Parliament Building
• Royal Palace of Brussels
• Grand Place
• Cinquantenaire Triumphal Arch
• Atomimum in Heysel Park
• Brussels Stock Exchange
• University of Brussels
• Sonian Forest
• King Baudouin Stadium
• La Monnaie
• Royal Musuem of Fine Arts
• Museum of the Army
• Comic Museum
• St Michael and Gudula Cathedral
• Laken Castle

What to do

• Brusselicious
• Europalia
• Djangofofollies — a birthday party honoring Django Reinhardt
• Winter Jazz Festival — something for jazz lovers
• Brafa — antique and fine arts festival for art lovers
• Anima — international animation film festival
• Brussels Book Fair
• Ars Musica — an event featuring contemporary music
• Erantica — fine arts & antique fair
• Festival of Fantastic Film
• ArtBrussels — contemporary art event
• Brussels Jazz Marathon
• Ommegang Pageant — commemorates a celebration in honor of Emperor Charles V
• Brussels Summer Festival
• Nuit Blanche — experience Brussels at night with concerts, theatre, exhibition, guided tours, parties, etc.


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