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Royal Palace (Palais Royal)

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Address: Place des Palais, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/551-20-20
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The palace is beautifully located next to the Park. The building is impressive, with a beautiful garden and gilt wrought iron fence in the front. Usually there are not too many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The palace is beautifully located next to the Park. The building is impressive, with a beautiful garden and gilt wrought iron fence in the front. Usually there are not too many tourists around, which allows just to stare at it for while and take some well composed photos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

There are so many building in Brussels that are amazing and have so much detail that this one is just not that special in terms of style of architecture in our opinion

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Currumbin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Definitely worth spending the time to go for a walk around this area. The palace is beautiful like most of the architecture in this city and some great photo opportunities. Go for a walk through the park opposite with is lovely and peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I recommend anyone visiting Brussels to visit this building. It has impressive architecture and is very iconic!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

When we visited the Belgian flag was flying so I think that means the king was in residence. Nice building in a beautiful part of Brussels. The park opposite is worth a stroll through even in February!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited the grand palace while on a walking tour, the grand park opposite was lovely and we visited the palace because we were close by in the park. The palace is nothing special in comparison to other buildings in Brussels but this is where the King of Brussels resides so it was worth the visit for us!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The building from outside and the gardens around were beautiful. We could not go inside as it was closed during that time, but still was good to see the outside with beautiful views.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Walked here from the city centre through Brussels Park. There was quite a commotion outside when we got there and were lucky enough to witness all the royal guards out on horseback. Apparently for a visit from the the newly elected ambassador who was visiting the king! It was quite a ceremony and was great to watch in front of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Well worth a visit to this incredible palace, daytime or night time, it looks just as good in either light! We were lucky enough to see this whilst the huge christmas tree was still outside, and lit up in the night time it looked amazing.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I think until sometime in Aug/Sep the palace is open to public. Certain halls are free to view for public. The glassware, the Dining room are indeed so royal!! 15 Aug is a national holiday in Belgium too. Make use of this opportunity to visit the palace!

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