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Discover 54 places to see in Brussels

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Atomium

The Atomium ( /əˈtoʊmiːəm/ ə-TOH-mee-əm) is a building in Brussels originally constructed for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World's Fair. Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn and architects André and Jean Polak, it stands 102 m (335 ft) tall. Its nine 18 m (60 ft) diameter stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. It is now a museum.
Tubes of 3 m (10 ft) diameter connect the spheres along the 12 edges of the cube and all eight vertices to the centre. They enclose stairs, escalators and a lift (in


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AutoWorld (museum)

Autoworld is a vintage car museum in the center of Brussels, Belgium, located in the southern hall of the Cinquantenaire Park.
It holds a large and varied collection of 350 vintage European and American automobiles from the late 19th century until the seventies. Including Minervas, such models as a 1928 Bentley, a 1930 Bugatti and a 1930 Cord and several limousines which belonged to the Belgian royal family.
It is unrelated to the failed amusement park AutoWorld in Flint, Michigan.

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Vehicle orientated events, such as anniversary celebrations of different car marques and automotive industry


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Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Brussels

The National Basilica of the Sacred Heart (French: Basilique Nationale du Sacré-Cœur, Dutch: Nationale Basiliek van het Heilig-Hart) is a Roman Catholic Minor Basilica and parish church in Brussels, Belgium. The church was dedicated to the Sacred Heart, inspired by the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur in Paris. Symbolically King Leopold II laid the first stone of the basilica in 1905 during the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Belgian independence. The construction was halted by the two World Wars and finished only in 1969. Belonging to the Metropolitan Archbishopric of Mechelen-Brussels, it is


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Belgian Comic Strip Center

The Belgian Comic Strip Center (French: Centre belge de la Bande dessinée, Dutch: Belgisch Stripcentrum) is a museum in Brussels, located in the Rue des Sables /Zandstraat 20, dedicated to Belgian comics.

History of the building

The building was designed in 1905 by world famous architect Victor Horta in Art Nouveau style and served as textile department store, the Magasins Waucquez. After Waucquez' death in 1920 the building began to languish away and in 1970 the firm closed its doors. Jean Delhaye, a former aid of Horta, saved the building from demolition and by October 16, 1975 it was acknowl


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BELvue Museum

The BELvue Museum in Brussels, Belgium, is a museum about the national history of Belgium. Exhibitions divided over twelve rooms explore the major periods in Belgium's history, such as the Belgian Revolution, the country in World War I and in World War II. Exhibitions in the hallways discuss the various monarchs of Belgium.
The museum is located in the Bellevue Hotel, a luxury hotel built in the 18th century. It is on top of the Coudenberg and offers an entrance to the archaeological excavations beneath.

The Bellevue Hotel

In 1977, the hotel became a museum and was totally transformed for this n


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Berlaymont building

The Berlaymont (French pronunciation: ​[bɛʁlɛmɔ̃]) is an office building in Brussels, Belgium, that houses the headquarters of the European Commission, which is the executive of the European Union (EU). The structure is located at Schuman roundabout at Wetstraat 200 Rue de la Loi, in what is known as the "European district".

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The building has housed the European Commission since its construction, and has become a symbol of the Commission (its name becoming a metonym for the Commission) and the European presence in Brussels. The Commission itself is spread over some 60 odd buildings, but th


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Boulevard Anspach

Boulevard Anspach (French) or Anspachlaan (Dutch) is a major boulevard in the city centre of Brussels, Belgium, connecting the Place de Brouckère/de Brouckèreplein to the Place Fontainas/Fontainasplein.
It is named after Jules Anspach, a former mayor of Brussels. It was built over the river Senne, covering it up, although the river no longer runs underneath it. The De Brouckère metro station is accessible from the boulevard, as well as the Bourse/Beurs underground tram station. The boulevard is continued to the north by both Boulevard Emile Jacqmain/Emile Jacqmainlaan and Boulevard Adolphe Max/


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Brussels' Comic Book Route

The Brussels' Comic Book Route (or also The comic strip route in Brussels) is a path composed by several comic strip murals which deck the walls of several buildings throughout the inner City of Brussels as well as the neighborhoods of Laeken and Auderghem. The large comic strip murals show motifs of the most famous and popular Belgian comics, for instance The Adventures of Tintin, Lucky Luke, Gaston, Marsupilami and Gil Jourdan.
The project began in 1991 by initiative of the local authorities of the city of Brussels in collaboration with the Belgian Comic Strip Center. At its beginning, the pr


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