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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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Fun to see how the "other half" lives

We were lucky enough to visit Brussels while the Royal Palace was open to the public to visit. The palace had the most amazing chandeliers I had seen outside of Versailles. Only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to visit Brussels while the Royal Palace was open to the public to visit. The palace had the most amazing chandeliers I had seen outside of Versailles. Only a small portion of the palace was open to visit, but what I saw was impressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

A must see if you're in Brussels at the end of the summer because it is open to the public. And free! You can see how the royal family lives. Be prepared for a spectacular ballroom, and an interesting green ceiling ;)

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Vaasa, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Lot of chandeliers and beautiful rooms. Definitely worth the walk through. Didn't feel too crowded even if there was a lot of people. You need to leave your backbag at the cloakroom.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Quite an interesting building, but nothing more than that. We went there, saw it and went back. Have a look when there.

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Annecy, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Very lovely palace that will not make you forget Versailles. We lucked out that we were in Brussels when the palace was open to visitors....July 22-Sept. Very similar to many of the royal palaces in Europe.

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A very interesting visit to a Palace full of paintings and treasures. Not too crowded and recommended.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This a must see place.entrance is free.good collection of art artefacts ,general royal palace stuff.wont say much just go and see it.Nice park opposite.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We planned to visit it on monday...and well..mondays it's closed. Nevertheless I went the next day and it was nice. I think it's a mix between Windsor Castle and Sanssouci Palace. Basically it's a big house with huge rooms decorated in the typical "castle-style". It was nice but I missed more information about everything e.j. an audio-guide or small information... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

very nice palace. not as fancy or glamours as Versailles but still cool. there is a room which is all covered with beetles (about 4 millions of them) - not for animal rights activists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I have been to many grand house and palaces, but this one tops them all. It has oodles of grandeur charm I could continue with many descriptive words. it feels light and airy. The chandeliers are absolutely stunning. A must see whilst in Brussels.

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