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  • Atomium, the amazing belgian building
    I think the Atomium is one of the greatest attractions of the city. It is a very strange, but special edifice. [...]
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  • Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels
    Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (Royal Theatre of the Mint) is a theatre in Bruxelles and today is also the National Opera of Belgium. The theater is located in the historic heart of Bruxelles, close to Grand Place. The De Brouckère [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • Belgian beer - a delight
    Not to miss for anything in the world ... belgian beer is a real delight. My favorites? Duval, Leffe, Bush. But trust me, you have a wide variety of choices and most of them worth every penny. But don't exaggerate :) [...]
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  • City 2 Shopping Center
    The Rogier metro statio is connected to a huge shopping mall in Bruxelles, called City 2. There are 4 levels filled with more than 100 shops, some of them distributed on 2 levels. The Fnac store on the top most level is impressive in size [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Travelling to Brussels by TGV
    If you plan to arrive to Brussels by TGV or by Thalys (basically the same thing), you should book the train ticket as early as possible, as prices go up in time, similar to plane tickets. The journey with the TGV will be a delight, the [...]
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  • TGV from Brussels to London - security check
    When you go from Brussels with the TGV towards Lille or London, it's recommended to be at the train station at least 30 minutes before the scheduled leaving time. This is because the train goes to Great Britain and the security measures are [...]
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  • From Charleroi to Brussels
    An easy way to go to Brussels is from Charleloi's Airport (from 2008 a new and bigger terminal is active, the old one is only reserved now for carrying goods). A ticket is 13 euros and can be bought at a location next to the airport's exit. [...]
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  • European Parliament
    The European Parliament building is located next to the Schuman station. From Gare du Midi you have to take line number 3 or 4 up to 'De Brouchere' and after this line 1 or 5 to Schuman. From Gare Central is even easier, you just have to [...]
    D: 1.3mi00
  • One day ticket in Brussels
    When visiting Brussels,the best way to go around all the sites is to buy a one day ticket that costs 4.5 euros and it's valid for all trams, buses and metros (with a few exceptions, but they are shown at the pay-office). Pay caution, you [...]
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  • Atomium
    Atomium is an impressive 102 meters structure that is a 'never miss' sighting in Brussels. To get there from the Gare du Midi train station just take the metro route number 6 and get off at the Heisel station, last but one station for this [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • The so tasty Belgian chocolate
    If you go to Belgium and not taste Belgian chocolate is like going to Paris and not taking just one photo with the Eiffel Tower. With different flavors and tastes, this is surely one of the sweetest things in Belgium. There are a lot of [...]
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  • Eat sweets in Brussels
    In Brussels it's a must to eat Gaufres (waffles, the international name). You can find this everywhere on the streets, and there are so tasty that you can't just stop at one. With chocolate, with fruits, or just as simple as that, it's a [...]
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Brussels History

Louis XIV, King of France, attacked Brussels in 1695 and thousands of houses, including the Grand Palace, were destroyed. By the 18th century, Austrian emperors had taken over the city and, although the citizens fought back, they lost and surrendered. The very last foreign emperor to rule over Brussels was William I of the Netherlands. He left in 1830 and Brussels struggled hard to maintain independence within their city. In 1831, Belgian king Leopold I took over the throne and Brussels was coined the capital of the new kingdom of Belgium. People started rebuilding what was lost and bigger and better buildings were built. The city walls were [...]
 
 
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  • $706Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Brussels, BE (BRU)11/26/201411:30 pm
    Brussels, BE (BRU)Washington DC, DC (IAD)12/09/201408:00 am
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  • $729Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
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    New York, NY (JFK)Brussels, BE (BRU)11/26/201411:15 pm
    Brussels, BE (BRU)New York, NY (JFK)12/09/201408:00 am
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  • $732Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Brussels, BE (BRU)02/04/201512:00 pm
    Brussels, BE (BRU)Toronto, ON (YYZ)02/25/201509:50 am
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