Brussels Landmarks - 21 Famous Landmarks in Brussels Story

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Introduction

Brussels Landmarks - 21 Famous Landmarks in Brussels Story

While Brussels is famous for waffles and the EU, it is a small but diverse...

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Landmark 1

Grand Place

The Grand Place (or Grote Markt in Flemish) is at the centre of the old...

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Landmark 2

Atomium

The Atomium is a landmark monument and museum at the Heysel Plateau in Brussels north-western...

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Landmark 3

European Parliament

The European Parliament buildings are central to the running of the European Union. They are...

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Landmark 4

Parlamentarium

Situated around the corner from the EU Parliament building, the Parlamentarium is a museum and...

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Landmark 5

Manneken Pis

Perhaps the most famous (and amusing) emblem of Brussels is the Manneken Pis. This tiny...

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Landmark 6

Jeanneke Pis

Related to the Manneken Pis, Jeanneke Pis is the Flemish name for the peeing girl...

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Landmark 7

Brussels Town Hall

The City of Brussels Town Hall is arguably the most striking gothic building on Grand...

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Landmark 8

Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

One of the most breath-taking landmarks in Brussels is the Galleries Royals Saint-Hubert. Designed by...

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Landmark 9

Belgian Comic Strip Center

Brussels is famous for the comic strip art that can be found painted around the...

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Landmark 10

Notre Dame du Sablon

Notre Dame du Sablon is a 15th-century gothic church and is widely regarded as one...

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Landmark 11

Royal Palace of Brussels

The Royal Palace of Brussels is the Belgian King and Queen’s Royal palace, though they...

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Landmark 12

St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral

Brussels Cathedral was built in the 11th century as a Roman Catholic church after it...

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Landmark 13

Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is the fifth largest church in the world –...

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Landmark 14

Mont des Arts

Mont des Arts translates to mount of the arts, and it is a famous landmark...

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Landmark 15

Le Botanique

Previously the home of the National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Le Botanique is today used...

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Landmark 16

Mini Europe

Mini Europe is one of the cities' top attractions that features all of the iconic...

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Landmark 17

Parc du Cinquantenaire

To the east of the European Quarter is the large public Parc du Cinquantenaire. The...

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Landmark 18

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are a collection of art museums next...

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Landmark 19

Brussels Park

This stunning park is a slice of heaven within the busy city. Formerly called Parc...

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Landmark 20

Brussels City Museum

Brussels City Museum is located on the Grand Place, opposite the town hall in the...

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Landmark 21

La Bourse de Brussels

The old stock exchange building, known as Bourse, is a striking landmark that anyone who...

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Conclusion

In Summary

As you can see, Brussels has something for everyone. It is the perfect city to...

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