Articles with tag: brussels

Brussels  is one of my favorite European cities. I liked visiting here a lot. This is a beer shop with a huge variety of beer. This is the central square,  The Grand Place . It is known as the most beautiful square in the world. It has a long square with buildings of the Flemish...
This is a continuation of the previous review. I had another short walk around  Brussels . This is the  Town Hall and its  watch tower. This is the  Royal Palace . It was amazing inside! This is somewhere in the city center. This was an authentic...
St. Michael is considered the patron saint of  Brussels and  St. Gudula is the daughter of the Carolingian aristocrat of the 7th century, her relics have been housed in the church for over 1000 years. This is the  Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula...
Basilique du Sacré-Coeur  is one of the five largest churches in the world. Its construction has been dated to the 75th anniversary celebration of the country's independence, and the first stone was placed by the King of Belgium. However, the construction of  Basilique ...
In the morning, we looked out of the window from the 14th floor and saw the whole  Brussels. This is the Palace of Justice as we found out later. We went on a sightseeing guided tour. These are the photos from the bus window. I like these double-decker buses. I have never been on...
The next stop of our tour in  Brussels  is the  Atomium . This monument was originally constructed for World Expo 58, and it symbolizes the atomic age. There are 9 spheres, and people can access 6 of them where exhibition halls are. Spheres are connected with tubes, with...
The next stop of our bus tour of  Brussels is an observation deck. There is a monument to people killed in various wars. Here's a closer view: A view from the other side: Brussels can be clearly seen from this high point. Even the Atomium can be seen! Here's a closer view: The green...
Here's  Manneken Pis - a  well-known symbol of  Brussels . I must say I'm not a huge fan of such sculptures :)​ Manneken Pis is usually dressed up in different clothes.​ When we came back, it was dressed like this.​ As a symbol of Brussels, you can see ...
On the way back to the hotel, we went to the  Brussels  square with interesting fountains and a monument to Queen Elizabeth.​ The center of  Brussels is divided into two parts: the Lower and Upper Town. The Lower Town is appointed for trade and industry. The Upper Town has a lot...
We saw a very beautiful  Brussels  church from the window of our hotel room on the 14th floor. This is  Notre-Dame du Sablon Church . It was built in 1304. It is hard to imagine! :) Here's the inside view:​ There are very beautiful stained glass windows in the church....

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