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Ranked #1 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Other
Owner description: Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate Grand Place is the center of Brussels, where many... more » Owner description: Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate Grand Place is the center of Brussels, where many historic buildings dating from the 17th century are located. « less
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Ranked #2 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #3 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: As soon as it opened at the end of the 19th century, the luxurious Old England department store earned an excellent... more » Owner description: As soon as it opened at the end of the 19th century, the luxurious Old England department store earned an excellent reputation for its highly distinctive building. The entrance to the building is a jewel of the Art nouveau style while the rest is in perfect harmony with the neoclassical ensemble on the Place Royale, and just around the corner from the Grand Place and Central Station, no less! It's here in this architectural gem that the MIM took up residence in June 2000. The museum's reputation is mainly built on its extraordinary collections. With a wealth of some 7000 instruments, the MIM is currently an internationally renowned instrumental museum. Once inside, you'll embark on a true tour of the musical world. After your trip past the some 1500 pieces on exhibit, the instruments and their history will no longer hold any secrets: from viole da gamba from the Court of Brussels to the 20th century theremin, and even including the African kora! And be sure not to miss our area devoted to the instruments of Adolphe Sax. The MIM is nothing other than a place to experience music. An infrared headphone system allows each visitor to explore the thematic tours to the tune of the melodious sound of the instruments presented. Translation is no problem. Everyone knows that music is a universal language. « less
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Ranked #4 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Forests
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Ranked #5 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Military Museums
Owner description: The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History is the perfect stop for history and military enthusiasts.... more » Owner description: The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History is the perfect stop for history and military enthusiasts. Located in the two northernmost halls of the Cinquantenaire Park historic complex, the museum collections comprise more than 10 centuries of military and technology history, ranging from suits of armor, antique firearms and swords to armored vehicles and airplanes. Numerous paintings, sculptures, decorations, and military uniforms bring back to life the military history of this area. Admission is free. Closed on Mondays. « less
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Ranked #6 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites

St.Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral  The St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral is located at Place Sainte-Gudule, 1000 Bruxelles. Duke Henri I laid the foundation stone of this... more »

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Ranked #7 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #8 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Art Museums; Specialty Museums

Musee David et Alice van Buuren   It's located a bit out of the city centre but really worth it. The museum is an Art Deco styled house that once belonged to art lovers David and... more »

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Ranked #9 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #10 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites

Church of Our Lady of Sablon   The Church of Our Lady of Sablon is located at Place du Grand-Sablon. It is also called Our Lady of the Sandhill. The church is considered as one of... more »

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Ranked #11 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #12 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Specialty Museums

Horta Museum   A fantastic museum, well worth finding. Victor Horta is one of the founders of Art Nouveau. The museum is actually the house that Horta designed and built for... more »

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Ranked #13 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Natural History Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Kids can’t enough of dinosaurs, so take to the biggest dinosaur gallery in Europe, the Museum des Sciences Naturelles. Star... more » Owner description: Kids can’t enough of dinosaurs, so take to the biggest dinosaur gallery in Europe, the Museum des Sciences Naturelles. Star attractions include 30 fossilized Iguanodons discovered more than 130 years ago, along with a host of other dinoasaurs guaranteed to fascinate kids of all ages. « less
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Ranked #14 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #15 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Malls; Historic Sites

Galeries Saint-Hubert  Address: Rue de l`Ecuyer 1000, Brussels  Jean-Pierre Cluysenaer was the young architect who designed the gallery in 1836. It was constructed in 1846 and... more »

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Ranked #16 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Museums
Owner description: A modern museum experience the cartoon otherwise! The Moof (Museum of original figures) immerses you in the third... more » Owner description: A modern museum experience the cartoon otherwise! The Moof (Museum of original figures) immerses you in the third dimension of the ninth art through a unique private collection of collectible figurines. Playful and creative, the museum will delight young and old, amateur and connoisseur of comics, best known to most sensitive. Spaces specifically dedicated to manga to American comics and comic Flemish complete the picture more traditional schools and French speaking Belgian.The 9th art 3DSets, made ​​by young artists and students in Brussels for the most part, are wonderful scene in this graphic and colorful. Watch cartoons drawn comics in their original version and see the steps in the adaptation of a comic book to the big screen and small throughout history studios Belvision. « less
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Ranked #17 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitor's Centre, children and adults alike get to... more » Owner description: Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitor's Centre, children and adults alike get to discover what the European institutions that represent them are all about in a refreshingly new way: the Parlamentarium. Our Portable Media Guides take our visitors through an interactive journey of European integration, revealing the impacts this process has had on the everyday lives of Europeans. As the first ever citizen's exhibition to do so, the Parlamentarium caters to all 24 official languages of the European Union, and is completely free! Our facilities and multimedia guides have been designed to be fully accessible to those with special needs. NEW! How does your vote affect the Europe? Find out how Europeans throughout history have used their vote to shape governance at "European Elections since 1979", a new temporary exhibition hosted by the Parlamentarium. The exhibition invites you to recall the past of European elections through showcasing an abundant collection of election posters and television campaigns. You can make yourself familiar with the evolution of Europe through colorful displays of facts and figures and are invited to participate in an interactive game of the 'Voting Table' in which every visitor has the chance to voice which topics they deem important during election time. Over the past four decades, the European Parliament has transformed from a largely consultative assembly into a powerful co-legislator in the European Union -- a Union that has itself changed considerably in scope, powers and size. By highlighting the key political issues at the respective periods, the exhibition celebrates the power of European citizenship and the right to vote. "European Elections since 1979" is exhibited from 10 March - 1 June 2014. « less
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Ranked #18 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #19 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Theaters

Marionatte Theatre in the family for apparently eight generations, bit of a tourist trap but the beers are good and there are spooky marionettes all over and even some for sale... more »

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Ranked #20 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Other
Owner description: Talk a walking tour of Brussels following the Comic Strip Trail, a 3-mile series of 30 murals painted on building walls.... more » Owner description: Talk a walking tour of Brussels following the Comic Strip Trail, a 3-mile series of 30 murals painted on building walls. Located throughout the city, make it a game to identify the classic Belgian cartoon characters. « less
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Ranked #21 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du Grand Sablon.
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Ranked #22 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Art Museums

Musee Magritte Museum  Address: 3 Rue de la Régence - 1000 Brussels  Web:   http://www.musee-...   The Magritte Museum opened in 2009 at the Place Royale and operates as part of... more »

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Cinquantenaire (Etterbeek)
Ranked #23 of 211 attractions in Brussels
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Ranked #24 of 211 attractions in Brussels

Cinquantenaire Park  Cinquantenaire Park is a large urban park that occupies 30 hectares. There are several buildings that were built by the Belgian government for the 1880... more »

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Ranked #25 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Considered one of Brussels' greatest museums, it houses an extensive collection of works from the Flemish School, featuring a... more » Owner description: Considered one of Brussels' greatest museums, it houses an extensive collection of works from the Flemish School, featuring a number of masterpieces by Peter Bruegel. « less
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Ranked #26 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Mini-Europe stays in Brussels !!! DISCOVER EUROPE’S NICEST PLACES ...Europe in a few hours… A unique experience!Mini-Europe... more » Owner description: Mini-Europe stays in Brussels !!! DISCOVER EUROPE’S NICEST PLACES ...Europe in a few hours… A unique experience!Mini-Europe is above all an “invitation to travel”. The chimes of Big Ben, the gondolas in front of the Doge’s Palace, the Grand-Place in Brussels, the Acropolis ... an animated tour with visual and sound effects along 350 miniatures and attractions recreated down to the smallest detail at the scale 1/25.A fascinating presentation for everyone, not to be missed during your stay in the Capital of Europe! « less
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Ranked #27 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: An underground tour discovering the remains of the palace of Charles VFrom the middle ages, a castle overlooked Brussels from... more » Owner description: An underground tour discovering the remains of the palace of Charles VFrom the middle ages, a castle overlooked Brussels from Coudenberg hill. From the 12th century, the successive monarchs and their representatives transformed a small fortified castle into a sumptuous residential palace, one of the most beautiful palace of Europe and one of Charles V's main residences.This prestigious building is severely damaged by fire in 1731. Some forty years later, the ruins of the palace are pulled down and the ground flattened out for the construction of the new royal district. The remains of this palace make up the Coudenberg archaeological site.During your visit, you will discover the Rue Isabelle and the old structures of the main buildings of the former palace of Brussels, which are now the foundations for today's royal district and the Hoogstraeten House where the most interesting discoveries made during the various archaeological excavations conducted on the Coudenberg are displayed. « less
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Ranked #28 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #29 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: Museums
Owner description: Have you ever wondered how much you really know about the history of Belgium ? Would you like to get to know it in a splendid... more » Owner description: Have you ever wondered how much you really know about the history of Belgium ? Would you like to get to know it in a splendid building, next to the Royal Palace, where it all began? Then you must certainly visit the BELvue museum: the only museum that reveals the particularly fascinating history of Belgium. Remarkable film fragments, striking pictures and numerous period documents will guide you through more than one and a half century of stirring Belgian history. A visit to the BELvue museum offers you the opportunity to get all of Belgium's secrets unlocked! Creative and fun activities are available for children between 4 and 16 years. « less
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Ranked #30 of 211 attractions in Brussels
Category: History Museums; Museums
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