Brussels is the capital city of Belgium. Its north of France and has effect of French and Dutch culture and language. it’s a multicultural and diverse city. Brussels has its historical and modern world. many attractions to visit. bike or walk, take a taste of Belgium at the restaurants, try Belgian beer, waffle also shopping and nightlife.
Getting In & Around
Brussels has 2 international airport. Zaventem is near and Charleroi is far. Transportation is good, and hence there are many ways to travel between airports and cities.
Central train station in city center, Connected by Metro, Trams, Buses and Suburban Trains and intercity, Restaurants, supermarket, shopping and public facilities are available here.
Major train station – south of the city, Connected by Metro, Trams, Buses and Suburban Trains. as well as intercity, high speed Thalys and Eurostars. Restaurants, supermarket, shopping and public facilities are available here.
Tickets are valid to change lines and transport in the given time. Tickets can be purchased at metro stations and newspaper stands. Single tickets also available on tram and bus, from drivers.
Tickets: single ticket (1 hour) €2.10/€2.50(in vehicle), 5 journey ticket €8, 10 journey ticket €14, 24 hrs ticket for €7,50, 48 hrs ticket for €14, 72 hrs ticket for €18.
See & Do
landmark | getting in: Metro: lines 6 at Heizel / Heysel station, Tram: lines 19 at Heizel / Heysel stop, Bus: lines 240,250,251 from city center to Brussel Brugmann stop.
opening hours: 10am to 6pm daily, tickets: adults: €15 (18 to 65 years), seniors: €13 (65+ years), students and teens €8, free for children. 25% off with the Brussels Card, address: Square de l’Atomium, 1020 Brussels, Belgium, Visit Website, phone: +32 02 475 47 75
museum | getting in: Train: Merode Station, Schuman Station, Metro: lines 1 & 5 at Merode, Schuman Station, Tram: line 81, 83, Bus: Merode Line 22, 27, 61, 80, N06. Schuman Line 12, 21, 22, 36, 60, 79, N06.
opening hours: 10 am-6 pm (apr-sep, weekend), 10 am-5 pm (oct-mar), tickets: Adults: €12 (19 to 64 years), Seniors: €10 (64+ years), Students: €9, Children(6-11 years): €5, Children less than 6 Free. Free with the Brussels Card, address: Parc du Cinquantenaire 11, 1000 Brussels, Visit Website, phone: 02 736 41 65
museum | getting in: Train: Brussel-Centraal, Metro: lines 1 & 5 at Parc, Gare Centrale. lines 2 & 6 Trône, Porte de Namur, Tram: line 92, 93, Bus: 27, 38, 71, 95
opening hours: 9:30 am-5 pm (tue-fri)(monday with group reservations only), 10 am-6 pm (weekend, jul-aug), Closed: 1 jan, 25 dec, tickets: Adults: €7, Seniors: €6 (64+ years), 18-25 years: €5, Children less than 18: Free, Free every wednesday afternoon, from 2 pm. Free with the Brussels Card, address: Place des Palais, 7. 1000 Brussels. Visit Website, phone: 02 500 45 54
public square | getting in: about: Grand Place is one of the best places to be in the Belgian capital. Surrounded by prominent buildings, like Town hall, Brussels museum, Brewers Museum also beautiful shops and eateries.
It has been an important place since it constructed in 15th century. after facing wars and damages, Grand place rebuilt itself as a unique architecture melody. It has been listed as UNESCO world heritage in 1998. address: 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
monument | about: A bronze statue of a boy taking a piss is a monument in Brussels, It is at the corner of the street Rue du Chêne and Rue de l’Étuve. Created in the 17th century by J. Duquesnoy the elder. It is a public fountain, and has now become one of the top spots. address: Rue du Chêne – Rue de l’Étuve, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
MIM (Musical Instruments Museum)
museum | getting in: Metro : lines 1 & 5 at Gare Centrale or Parc stations, Tram : lines 92 & 93 at Royale stop, Bus : lines 27, 38, 71 & 95 at Royale stop, Brussels central train station is 5 min walking distance. opening hours: 9:30 am – 5 pm (tue-fri), 10 am to 5 pm (sat-sun & holidays), Closed on 1st of jan, may, nov 11th nov and Christmas Day, tickets: Adults: (19 to 64 years) €10 /(64+ years) €8, Students €4, Child: Free (0-18 years), Free with the Brussels Card. address: Montagne de la Cour 2, B-1000 Brussels, Visit Website phone: +32 02-545 01 30
amusement park | getting in: Metro : lines 6 at Heizel / Heysel station, Tram: Lines 7 and 51, Bus: Lines 84, 88, N17, N18 (night), opening hours: 9.30 am-6 pm (mar-jun, sep), 9.30 am-8 pm (jul-aug), 10 am-6 pm (oct-dec), Last entry 1 hr before closing
Closed from (6 jan to 13 mar), tickets: Adults: €15,80, Children: €11,80 (less than 11), 2€ off with the Brussels Card , 2020 price change, address: Avenue du Football 1, 1020 Bruxelles, Belgium, Visit Website phone: +32 02 478 05 50
Natural Sciences Museum
museum | getting in: Metro: 1 or 5 to “Maelbeek/Maalbeek station, 2 or 6 to “Trône/Troon” station. Train: Brussels-Luxembourg station, Bus: Lines 38 or 95 to Idalie or Luxembourg stops, 34 or 80, N06 to Museum stop. opening hours: 9.30am-5pm (Tue-Fri), 10am-6pm (Sat-Sun), Closed : mondays, Christmas Day, 1 jan, 1 may , tickets: Adults: €7 (18-64 years), Students and Seniors(+65 years): €6, Children: €9 (6-17 years), Children less than 6 years get free ticket. little extra fee for temporary exhibitions. Free with the Brussels Card, address: 29 Rue Vautier, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, Visit Website, phone: 02 627 42 11
visitor center | getting in: Train: Brussels-Luxembourg, Metro: Maelbeek and Schuman on lines 1 and 5, and Trone on lines 2 and 6, Bus: Lines 22, 27, 34, 38, 64, 80 and 95 Lines 12 and 21 also connect to Brussels Airport. Car Parking: Request your car parking about:A valid identity document (ID card or passport) is required to access European Parliament buildings. Discover how the European Parliament works, how laws are made and why European politics matter. opening hours: 1 pm – 6 pm (mon), 9 am – 6 pm (tue-fri), 10 am – 6 pm (sat-sun), Closed : 1 jan, 1 may, 1 nov, 24, 25, 31 dec, tickets: free entry, address: Willy Brandt building, Place du Luxembourg / Luxemburgplein 100, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium , Visit Website phone: +32 2 283 22 22
museum | getting in: Tram 7 92, Train: Schaerbeek, Bus: Lines 58, 59, 69. opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm (tue-sun), last entry by 3.30 pm. Closed : mondays, Christmas Day, 1 jan, tickets: Adults: €12 (18-64 years), Children: €9 (6-17 years)
Seniors: €9 (+65 years), Children less than 6 years get free ticket. Free with the Brussels Card, address: Place Princesse Elisabeth 5 Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium. Visit Website , phone: 02 224 74 98
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