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Address: EU Quarter, Brussels, Belgium
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To be fair, it's a few office blocks so nothing to shout home about but in my opinion it's the hub of Europe, we read about 'Brussels' every day and it was worth the visit just to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2014
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Naantali, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Whenever you hear that something(in EU) is decided in Brussels, it's in this area. Lots of different kinds of buildings from old to new in this region. Including free of charge European visiting centre Parlamentarium. Lots of restaurants, bars and cafes also in this area and don't forget their own Metro Station(Luxembourg),

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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The only places that are well worth visiting are the European Parliament on Place Luxembourg (with some good bars around) and the "X"-shaped Berlaymont on Schuman. Maybe driving through Rue de la Loi at night, quite interestingly lit. Everything else is just functional buildings.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

take the metro and go there to enjoy seeing all the well known buildings of the EU administration in Brussels ...

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Solna, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A rainy day in Brussels! I learned more in four hours about EU visiting the centre so it is well worth the time going there. There is a lot of effort put down by the EU in this centre, recommended.

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South Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

To be fair, it's a few office blocks so nothing to shout home about but in my opinion it's the hub of Europe, we read about 'Brussels' every day and it was worth the visit just to see where decisions that affect our lives are made. Apart from a couple of large blocks, lots of smaller offices seem to be... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The EU Quarter just has a tonne of big buildings and not much else to be honest. The buildings aren't pretty, they're pretty ugly and could have been made to look a lot better seeing as the architect probably knew it would be a tourist attraction in the coming years. When we visited, there was also building work being done... More 

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Beautiful place But in photos it's much more beautiful to see! especially now when there is some works on the field!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

felt great to visit,we went on the day of open eu doors and a exhibition was going on which we enjoyed a lot and also went to their conference room. gethered lot of information from there

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Sofia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Some of the worst examples of modern architecture I have encountered - particularly the building of the EU commission. Not sure this is the best way to spend the taxpayers' money. Dead on the weekends, plenty of construction - but they do have a Carrefour open on the weekends there at the Schumann station.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This area is the home / office of the EU. Most of people think it is boring, but if you have time, you can visit and see how the EU works. The buildings there are huge and very pretty. Highly recommended!

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