This urbane Belgian capital is home to the executive arm of the European Union and countless cultural treasures.
Insider’s tip: The flea market of the Marolles is great for bargain hunting and people watching.
Fun things to do:
La Grand Place is a spectacular central square, flanked by the 15th Century Town Hall and featuring many other tourist attractions.
The National Basilica, an Art Deco church built to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Belgian independence.
The Jubilee Arch, Park and Museums, a park that boasts the Royal Museums for Art and History, the Royal Army and Military History Museum and the Autoworld automobile museum.