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“Defo worth seeing....from the outside”
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Atomium
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Unavoidable icon of Brussels and Belgium, unique creation in the history of architecture and emblematic vestige of the World Fair in Brussels (Expo 58); the Atomium is the most popular tourist attraction of the Europe’s Capital.
Reviewed October 22, 2012

It looks amazing and is a great photo opportunity from the outside, but its not impressive from the inside, so in hindsight I wouldn't have queued to go up. Also a serious lack of Air-Con inside it. Still worth the journey out to see it though.

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Reviewed October 20, 2012

What is not to love about a model of a body centered cubic representation of an iron lattice enlarged 165 billion times and standing 102 metres high. However be prepared for long lines to get up the fastest elevator in Europe.

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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Many people said, it is enough to see Atomium from outside and then go sightseeing in Mini Europe, it is more attractive and worth paying. I'm glad that I didn't listen to this advise, and I went inside the Atomium, enjoy the view of Brussel from the top. Many people seem to miss the next part after go back down. Because it was so full in the elevator from the top to the first floor, but only few people go up again to the exhibition part. There are exhibitions in each "atom". It was nice and a bit scary experience to go up with elevator that linking one to another "atom". We got a lot of information from different exhibitions and history of Expo in this part. I'm quite satisfy with my visit to Atomium. Worth to see, worth paying.

1  Thank Dian H
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

The Atomium, built for The Worlds fair fifty or more years ago, has undergone major renovation and is certainly well worth a visit.
Elevators take you up on high, a good French Restaurant is at the top, and excellent views are from many levels.
This is a must see.

1  Thank PleasantSurpriseDJE
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

If you like science, You'll love atomium, I personally thought it was a waste of money. I went with my friend on a weekend break in October 2012.

The Views from the top are spectacular and probably even better on a nice day, But the science seemed pointless and not overly inventive, but it depends on yor view. Only half te domes are avialable to view and its linked by stairs and escalators.

The cafe offers biscuits and drinks and there is a very Overpriced gift shop.

I wouldn't go again.

Thank sammy435
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