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Best things to do in Brussels

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Plaza
“One of the most ancient and authentic places in Brussels - you will love it and do not forget to try some Belgian beers !! and famous Belgian chocolate ! Enjoy your stay in Brussels :-) ”
381local recommendations
Plaza
“Each Sunday morning there is a famous flea market, a must see in Brussels :) ”
244local recommendations
Park
“You are located in front of the Cinquantenaire park. King Leopold II created the park to celebrate the 50th anniversery of the independence of Belgium (1880). The park covers 30 hectares of classic gardens with hedges of laurels and a symmetric plan. It conceals lots of treasures: the Big Mosque, the statue of the green dog, the pavilion of Victor Horta's human passions (accessible only by appointment) and much more...”
186local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Brussels must-see tourist attraction that is reproduced in every tourist shop as a small figurine”
166local recommendations
History Museum
“Even if you are not into instruments, the architecture of the building is amazing. On the top floor there is a restaurant with a panoramic view over Brussels. Go there for lunch ... amazing. Kid friendly.”
163local recommendations
Beer Bar
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“Belgium is well known for it's beer. This bar is built in a cellar and offers more than 3.162 different beers. Cheers ! http://www.deliriumcafe.be”
129local recommendations
Art Museum
“The world biggest collection of surrealistic art just around the corner. ‘Ceci n’est pas un guidebook’”
137local recommendations
Museum
“The house of the MAster Horta himself! Get a shot of Art Deco-Art Nouveau in the house Horta built for himself. Also, get lost in Saint-Gilles to see the beautiful houses Art deco everywhere.... (around Parc de Forest also)”
154local recommendations
Bar
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“Your choice if you want to mingle with locals and travellers alike. Good coffee, good drinks and music :)”
178local recommendations
Outdoor Gym
“This is the biggest green zone in Brussels! The Bois de la Cambre is great if you want to have a walk around the lake, sit in the grass, have an ice cream, or even lunch. Perfect for kids and families, couples, ... On sunny days it can be quite crowded, great, relaxed atmosphere.”
195local recommendations
Friterie
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“Flagey culturel centre has a nice concert agenda, you can get low prices tickets at their shop. The architecture Moderniste of the building worth the visit. Bars et restos, théatre, culture, ponds and naturee, WE street market... For all at any time this point is the focal point of the life in Ixelles.”
163local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“I don´t think it is worth all the effort to go there but hey, if you don´t have anything to do this is where you will find it. ”
119local recommendations
Plaza
“outdoor market every wednesday. It's packet around 18h with people drinking and eating outoors. ”
110local recommendations
Medical Center
“This is an attractive area for all the shop-oholics that love luxury brands, such as Chanel, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Bulgari, ... and for those who don't, well, you'll get over it enjoying the nice atmosphere and having a drink on a terrace. ”
88local recommendations
Ice Cream Shop
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“In the middle of the centre, parc is not as beautiful as park van der Vorst or dudenpark, but its nice to have a walk, see all the joggers, and in the summer their is a nice bar! ”
105local recommendations
Beer Bar
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“‘Beer is the answer’ is the slogan of this café. They are right. A whole lot of very special and excellent beers from all over the world. Do ask for a local one, they are the best. ”
80local recommendations