Visit Brussels in 1 day our tips

Visit Brussels in 1 day: our tips

Passing through the Belgian capital only for one day ? Discover what you can do’it is possible to do to fill your day pleasantly. On the program: two museums easily accessible on foot from the city center, as well as emblematic monuments to see.

How to visit Brussels in 1 day ?

If you want to visit Brussels in one day, you will not be able to do everything and you will have to choose some activities. For example, I strongly advise you not to go to’go to the’Atomium, the design museum or the Mini-Europe park which are quite far from the city center and require taking public transportation, unless you are driving. On the contrary, prefer a walking tour of Brussels limited to the city center, where there are already many nice things to do.

See the Grand Place in Brussels

Let’s start with a visit to the Grand Place’Here is our guide with free visits in Brussels. In those not to be missed, there is the Grand Place of Brussels where you can (and should) taste them !) you go to. On the spot, admire some’First of all’City Hall in the pronounced Gothic style and crowned with the statue of St. Michael. Next, take an interest in the King’s House across the street, which shines with its neo-Gothic style. For a long time, courts and financial services were located at the King’s house, but today, the city is a very different place’Today it houses a museum dedicated to the wardrobe of Manneken Pis, a symbol of Brussels that we invite you to discover after seeing the Grand Place.

Before moving on, n’Do not hesitate to linger on the various buildings present on the Grand Place which constitute an important part of the city’richly ornamented old corporate houses.

See the Grand Place of Brussels

See Manneken Pis

To continue your visit, I advise you to visit the following places’go for a little cuckoo at Manneken Pis located only four minutes walk from the Grand Place via Rue Charles Buls and Rue de l’Study in a straight line. By the way, you can have a waffle at the Maison Dandoy, a waffle shop quite famous. As you continue on your way, you will naturally come across the small fountain or perhaps a’on the flood of tourists who come to visit’surround.

With a little patience, you will be able to observe a small bronze statue representing a little boy who illustrates himself by his continuous flow of urine’With a little patience, you will be able to observe a small bronze statue representing a boy who illustrates himself by his continuous urinary flow. Many celebrities, associations, embassies and political representatives regularly offer outfits to the most famous little man in Belgium. These constant gifts are exposed at n° 19 of the Rue du Chêne, just a step away from the fountain.

At the Brussels City Museum on the Grand Place, you can also find the original version of the statue, the risk being too great that it will be lost’it would be stolen or damaged if it had been left on the fountain.

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