Brussels is the capital of Belgium and is the centre of European politics. With it’s fascinating history that dates back to the 11th Century, where it all began as a small dukedom. The city has beautiful sights and offers plenty to see and do. Perfect for a short break or longer holiday giving holiday makers the opportunity to explore what this city has to offer.
Quick Facts About Brussels
- It is one of the most international cities in the world
- 27% of the population is made up of foreigners.
- The region is made up of 19 communes.
- The city of has about 150,000 inhabitants
Lots to Do and See
There is plenty for holiday makers to be doing in the city, whether it be shopping, trying out local cuisine or even taking a tour of the city. Holiday makers should be sure to take the City Bus Tour of Brussels to enable them to see all the many landmarks that this city has, will have the opportunity to hop on and off wherever they wish. With plenty on offer holiday makers could check before visiting Brussels to see what the local shows and concerts are.
There are also plenty of Museums offering plenty of different things to see that you can visit whilst staying here. The Museums give you an insight into the history of Brussels, so try and do at least one of them whilst visiting the city.
With plenty of restaurants and bars you’ll be spoilt for choice as to where you go, and make sure you try out the local cuisine. Whoever you’re travelling with, you could check out the local nightclubs and bars for an evening of entertainment. You can always check out before what is on if you like to plan ahead.