The moment you enter Brussels, you will start getting the feeling of being around in some business hub, tall buildings all around and fascinating architecture completely amazes you. The city’s fondness for all things quirky makes Brussels a delightful playground for vacationers.
Start your day in the Brussels with delectable breakfast, there are myriad of restaurants and Cafes to satiate all your food cravings. And all those who have a sweet tooth then Brussels is the paradise for them. Café Lulu, Les Filles, Café Luxembourg, and Henri & Agnes are some of the best restaurants to have breakfast or brunch in Brussels.
Sightseeing in Brussels can be started with exploring the Grand Place, a square containing the Town Hall and Guild Halls, the intricate architecture and marvelous work will take you back in the history. Also, around the Grand place, there are numerous restaurants, pubs, and chocolate shops and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which attracts thousands of tourists from around the world.
While on your way to Grand Place there will be many shops for Frites and waffles, do not forget to taste the world’s best fries and waffles there. Also, famous for Chocolates, Belgian chocolates are a must buy and taste. So be prepared to gain some calories. As you won’t be able to resist yourself by passing from that lane.
On the same route, there is Tin Tin museum, where you can explore the world of Tin Tin again, and delve back into your memories.
Also, the most iconic figure in Brussels, of which you will see many Chocolate statues and pictures, the Manneken Pis, has been a public fountain, a mascot and the hero of many incredible tales. He has received gifts from lords and kings and has been abducted and saved several times. The stories and mention of it everywhere makes all the travellers look for the statue believing it huge and opulent, and miss the tiny statue-fountain of Manneken Pis, pissing to the glory. So don’t forget to get clicked yourself in front of the Manneken Pis.
Next, you can head to Galeries Royales St Hubert a gorgeous shopping arcade in the middle of Brussels. The little boutiques, cafes, with glass roofs make it a great place for sipping a Belgian hot chocolate or beer if you like.
The soothing nightlife of Brussels has its own charm, serving the loveliest beer in the perfect ambiance is what makes Brussels nightlife special, the paradise for Beer lovers, Brussels, have myriad of breweries to get the freshest of ale. So if you are a beer lover and wants to tipple the night away, then Delirium cafe is the place where you should head. The cafe serves around more than 2005 beers, is the place where conversations naturally revolve around beers, some flambéed, others with a greenish color or else served in 4-liter glasses. Also, you can taste around 500 Dutch gins and delicious pure malt whiskeys here. So this guide is perfect for a day or a quick trip to Brussels to make the most of it