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  • Atomium
  • This massive molecular monument in the Heizelpark was built for the Brussels World Fair, in 1958. It shows a single cell of pure iron, and has become a Brussels icon.
  • Address:
    • Square de l'Atomium
    • 1020
    • Brussel
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  • Jubelpark
  • Built to order by King Leopold II, Jubelpark celebrated the 50th anniversary of Belgian independence in 1880. The most impressive building is the triumphal arch, completed in 1905.
  • Address:
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 2 513 89 40
  • Koninklijk Paleis
  • A vast palatial complex, dating back to the 18th century, the Royal Palace of Brussels is the working-palace, where the king of Belgium performs his duties.
  • Address:
    • Place des Palais
    • 1000
    • Brussels
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  • Koninklijke Serres
  • De Koninklijke Serres is a majestic complex of greenhouses, built in Art-Nouveau style in the grounds of Laken Castle, by Alphonse Balat – and commissioned by King Leopold II.
  • Address:
    • Kasteel van Laken
    • 1000
    • Brussel
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  • Manneken Pis
  • The infamous mascot of Brussels can't be missed – though many do, with the cheeky Manneken Pis just 58 cm in height. Just listen out for tinkling..
  • Address:
    • Corner Eikstraat
    • and Stoofstraat
    • 1000
    • Brussel
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 2 513 89 40
  • Jardin du Petit Sablon
  • Explore this precious, but hidden, treasure of Brussels: a sweet little garden complete with fountain & beautiful statues, located opposite the Notre Dame du Sablon church.
  • Address:
    • Square du Petit Sablon
    • 1000
    • Brussel
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  • Notre Dame du Sablon
  • The Notre-Dame du Sablon is a pretty church on the edge of Sablon. While it missed out on a tower, thanks to a lack of funds, it has remarkable stained-glass windows.
  • Address:
    • Rue du Sablon
    • 1000
    • Brussel
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  • Paleis van Laken
  • The Royal Laeken Castle is one of several royal residences in Belgium. It dates back to 1782 and is home to spectacular gardens & the glass-domed Royal Greenhouses.
  • Address:
    • Koninklijke Parklaan
    • 1020 Laken
    • Brussel
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  • Le Botanique
  • Le Botanique was built in 1826, as a botanical garden, but is now one of the most famous concert halls in Belgium. The Botanical Garden also houses a cultural center of the French Community of Belgium.
  • Address:
    • Koningsstraat 236
    • 1210 Sint-Joost-ten-Node
    • Brussel
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 2 218 37 32
  • Beurspaleis
  • This impressive stock-exchange building, in Neo-Palladian style, was built between 1868 and 1873 by architect Pierre-Leon Suys. The Beurspaleis is open for visitors.
  • Address:
    • Beursplein 1
    • 1000
    • Brussel
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  • Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
  • The collections at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts exhibit the history of the visual arts through sculptures, paintings & drawings, from the 15th to the 21st century.
  • Address:
    • Rue de la Régence 3
    • 1000
    • Brussel
    • Belgium
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 2 508 32 11

Sightseeing guide for Brussels attractions. Places to see and visit in and around Brussels.

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