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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 Nightlife

Brussels nightlife also centers on nightclubs. Many famous international DJs can be found spinning their house, jungle or techno music especially at Le Fuse, which is quite similar to the clubs you can find in Rotterdam. Bazaar is a bigger nightclub in Brussels, which also doubles as a restaurant and can be found in Les Marolles, the center of the old town. With its vibrant colors and fun atmosphere, it is a great place to be. Keep in mind that it is closed on Sundays and Mondays, though. [...]
 
 
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    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Brussels, BE (BRU)02/11/201511:55 am
    Brussels, BE (BRU)Toronto, ON (YYZ)03/10/201508:52 pm
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    Montreal, QC (YUL)Brussels, BE (ZYR)05/25/201506:45 pm
    Brussels, BE (ZYR)Montreal, QC (YUL)06/28/201508:05 pm
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    Los Angeles, CA (LAX)Brussels, BE (BRU)02/17/201506:45 pm
    Brussels, BE (BRU)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)03/04/201506:10 pm
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