Description of the destination

Brussels, the capital of Belgium and home to many European institutions, is a diverse and multicultural city rich in history, art, cuisine and political significance. Here are some of the main characteristics of this fascinating city:

Grand-Place (Grote Markt):

  • This square is one of the most beautiful squares in Europe and is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Around the square you will find historic houses, the town hall and various restaurants and cafes.


  • Symbolic building built at the World Exhibition in Brussels in 1958. Atomium represents the atomic structure of iron magnified 165 million times.

Manneken Pis:

  • A small statue of a boy urinating in a fountain is one of the most famous symbols of the city. Her costumes are often changed for different occasions or festivals.

Belgian cuisine and beer:

  • Brussels is known for its rich culinary scene. You can enjoy the famous Belgian beef loin with fries and traditional waffles.
  • Belgian beer is also very popular, so you should try some of the local variations, including Trappist beers and lambics.

European institutions:

  • Brussels is home to many European institutions, including the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. That is why it is considered the de facto capital of Europe.

Art scene:

  • The Magritte Museum, dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte, and the Museum of Fine Arts (Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts) are among the most important art institutions in the city.

Parks and greenery:

  • Park Cinquantenaire and Parc de Bruxelles (Royal Park) provide places to relax and walk in nature in the middle of the city.

Brussels is a place where rich culture meets political importance and modern city life. Its unique atmosphere and multicultural nature make it one of the most fascinating European cities.