The centre of Brussels is a district steeped in history, very lively with many tourist spots to visit, such as the Grand-Place, the St. Catherine’s Square, the Manneken-Pis, and also the Stock Exchange and the Atomium. Commerce holds an important place in the city. The posh neighbourhoods of Dansaert, Louise, and Toison d’Or are famous for their luxury boutiques (shoes, leather goods, clothing, perfumery, etc.), while the City 2 shopping centre and the Rue Neuve are more focused on “big brands”. You will certainly find everything you want!
A city of culture
Brussels is also a city of culture. Countless museums and theatres will please everyone. There is something for every taste ! Come visit, in particular, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts, the Belgian Comic Strip Museum, the Cinema and the Natural Sciences Museums, and also the Cinquantenaire and the Army Museums.
If you prefer to entertain yourself by watching a show, the famous Toone puppet theatre, the Royal Theatre of Galleries, the cultural centre Riches Claires, or the Opera de la Monnaie will ensure you have a great time. In addition, many cinemas such as the UGC De Brouckère, the Cinema Palace or the CINEMATEK will delight the film-lovers.
Moreover, if you want to eat, the city centre is filled with good addresses. Go and try the restaurants “Chez Léon”, “Fin de siècle”, “Amadeus”, “Aux Armes de Bruxelles”, “Café Georgette”, and others.
Lastly, you will have no trouble moving around with the many means of transport that the city has. The closest railway station to the centre of Brussels is the Brussels Central Railway Station. In addition, there are many metro and bus lines, which provide excellent transport connections to the city centre.
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