Top 10 places in Brussels

Our app features the history of 68 monuments and great sites including places to discover Brussels. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Brussels

Visit FLAMAND ROYAL THEATRE

FLAMAND ROYAL THEATRE

At this place was a basin of the harbor, which was used to unload the hay necessary for the horses and a cattle market. A large warehouse was built by the city in 1781, which was later transformed into an arsenal in 1860. In 1883 the arsenal was transformed into a theater by Jan Baes, who built ... Read more

Visit TOWN HALL IN THE GRAND PLAZA

TOWN HALL IN THE GRAND PLAZA

It was built between 1401 and 1455; It is the only building that resisted the guns in 1695 and the building that is seen today is pretty much the original town hall. The Gothic-style part of the square was built in two stages: from 1401 to 1422, Jacques van Thienen, Jean Bornoy and G.... Read more

Visit THE WEST SIDE OF THE GRAND PLACE

THE WEST SIDE OF THE GRAND PLACE

It's the part to the right of the town hall when you look at it. All the houses have a name. Most of them belonged to corporations. From left to right, starting from the rue du Beurre the King of Spain: the house of  bakers’ corporation, it is adorned with busts of Saint Aubert patron of the... Read more

Visit SAINT GILLES

SAINT GILLES

This former village which is now one of the municipalities of Brussels took a very rapid extension at the beginning of the twentieth century. There are about ten beautiful Art Nouveau houses designed by Victor Horta, Struyvens and Hankar. In particular one must see the house that Horta designed for... Read more

Visit SOUTH FACADE OF THE GRAND PLACE

SOUTH FACADE OF THE GRAND PLACE

From right to left from Charles Buls L'Etoile: rebuilt in 1695, then demolished in 1852 to allow the passage of a horse tramway, it was rebuilt on the action of Mayor Charles Buls in 1897. The Cygne: rebuilt in 1698, it was bought by the butchers 'guild in 1720. The Belgian workers'... Read more

Visit Eastern facade - Grand Palace

Eastern facade - Grand Palace

From right to left Alsemberg: built in 1699, with a portal in blue stone and an oculus on the gable. House of the Dukes of Brabant: it regroups 7 houses of classical baroque style behind the same facade of Guillaume de Bruyn, it is decorated by busts of the Dukes of Brabant. Next are the following... Read more

Visit North-East Facade - Grand Palace

North-East Facade - Grand Palace

From left to right: The Cerf: private house rebuilt in 1710. Joseph and Anne: 2 private houses joined together by the same facade, the gable was rebuilt according to a watercolor. The Ange: a private house in Flemish-Italian style rebuilt In 1697 and restored in 1897 thanks to drawings.... Read more

Visit North West Facade - Grand Palace

North West Facade - Grand Palace

The Heaume: the pilasters, the mullioned windows and the decorations give it a characteristic aspect. The Peacock: edifice on which the golden decorations of a peacock stand out well on the white background. House of Petit Renard and the Oak: regrouping of two houses, the roof of which is... Read more

Visit Belgian Center for comic strip Art

Belgian Center for comic strip Art

This is housed in an Art Nouveau building built by Victor Horta in 1906 for a large fabric shop. After the complete renovation of the building, it opened its doors in 1989: in its permanent exhibition, it presents the history of the Belgian comic strip since the beginning of the 20th century in ... Read more

Visit cathedral of Saints Michel and Gudule - Exterior

cathedral of Saints Michel and Gudule - Exterior

A first church of Saint Michael was built around 1040 and a chapter of 12 canons was instituted. Lambert II, Count of Louvain, had the relics of Saint Gudule transferred to the church of Saint Géry. In 1200 it was restored and enlarged under Henri I of Brabant. But as early as 1226, Henry II... Read more

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Where to sleep ?

A selection of hotels, accommodations and apartments in Brussels

Hotel Le Berger
Hotel Le Berger

Price : 39 EUR

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Hotel des Galeries
Hotel des Galeries

Price : 117 EUR

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Where to eat ?

Selection of the best restaurants in Brussels

Les Deux Maisons
Les Deux Maisons

Price : 55 EUR

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Callens Cafe
Callens Cafe

Price : 29 EUR

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