So you're going to Brussel! Beer and chocolate, although both of top quality, are not the only things to do in Brussels
. The spectacular Grand Place
, an explosion of Baroque and Gothic Art, the Royal Pace and the stunning stained glass windows of the Cathedral of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula are just a few examples of places to visit in Brussels that no traveler should not miss.
But without doubt one of the greatest things to see in Brussels is the Manneken Pis
, the famous symbol of the city. The statue's brother, the Jenneken Pis, is not nearly so well-known, but is a pleasant surprise to those who stumble upon it while strolling through the historic city center. Both statues rank among the most popular Brussels attractions
And remember that Brussels is the administrative headquarters of the European Union, so put a visit to the parliament on
your list of what to do in Brussels
. Visits to the parliament include audio guide and the possibility of attending a plenary session, great Brussels activities for lovers of politics. The Botanical Garden of Brussels
, one of the most important in the world, and the Ixelles ponds are other attractions in Brussels that offer a excellent opportunity to enjoy nature in the city. As you can see, there's lots of stuff to do in Brussels!