First Time in Brussels? Here are 5 Attractions You Shouldn’t Miss

Are you visiting Brussels for the first time? Then before visiting this wonderful tourist destination, you should know few things about this place. Brussels is the political capital city of Europe and the capital city of Belgium. It is one of the most happening cities in the world. Situated between Holland and France, the Kingdom of Belgium has so much to offer to a tourist.

The city Brussels is considered as one of the world’s greatest cosmopolitan capital cities.  Situated in the heart of Europe, Brussels can be reached by road, air and rail connections. It is easy to reach Brussels from any part of the Europe.

Emirates Airlines provides special deals on flights to Brussels from all over Europe and other parts of the world as well. Brussels carries the culture of entire Europe with a blend of different people from different races. This place is magical for tourists, as it has all that a tourist wants. Brussels offers the romance of Paris and party-madness of Amsterdam.

 

So, indulge in the grandeur of Brussels right away! Here are the 5 major attractions one should not miss if you are in Brussels for the first time.

 

  1. Grand Palace/Royal Palace: The Royal Palace of Brussels was built in the neo-classical architectural style design. It is one of the façades which are 50% longer than one in Buckingham Palace. The Royal Palace is open to the public in the summer only, and there is no entry fee.

 

  1. Parks in Brussels: The city of Brussels is full of beautiful parks full of greenery which provides relaxation. The Park of Brussels is one of the best among them. It is surrounded by the Belgian Parliament building and the Palace. This is the largest park in the central Brussels and looks breathtakingly mesmerizing in the early Other parks include Josaphat Park, Leopold Park, Museum and Gardens Van Burren, Roi Baudouin Park, Petit Sablon Square, Astrid Park, Tenbosch Park, and Cinquantenaire Park which are worth visiting.

 

  1. Royal St. Hubert Galleries: These galleries are the first shopping malls for the people of the 19th The shops sell several luxury branded goods, Belgian savories and much more. So, shopping here must be on your itinerary.

 

  1. The Atomium: This is an unavoidable must visit attraction in Brussels is an important place for international tourism. The nine spheres represent an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. Any tourist can have a 360 degrees view of Brussels from the surrealistic walk of spheres and tubes. Some of the best things to experience here are:
  • A permanent exhibition about the history of the building
  • A 100% pure Belgian food offering restaurant
  • Different themed temporary exhibitions
  • A boutique selling unique gifts and souvenirs

The Atomium is located in the Heysel Park which is known for leisure and recreation.

 

  1. Mini-Europe: Next to the Atomium is Bruparck which is a leisure park spanning over 25 hectares with many attractions and amusements. It includes a 25 screens movie theatre complex, an all-around Imax theatre, a water park, a planetarium, and ‘the village’ which offers various cuisines of food. The best part of this place is the Mini-Europe. It has many world-famous landmarks of the European Union represented at 1/25th of their original size. You can see Gondolas, Big Ben and many others.

Read all? Now do travel to Brussels which is one of the most happening tourist destinations in Europe. Also, make sure to fly with Emirates airline for a memorable experience as Emirates has special offers throughout the year to travel.