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Sightseeing in Flanders

Monument / Landmark
“The famous Manneken-Pis remains the emblem of the rebellious spirit of the City of Brussels. His wardrobe counts more than 900 suits.”
162local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“One of Brussels main symbols - the more than 100m high structure in the shape of the iron atom was build for the 1958 World Expo in Brussels and supposed to last a year. It is still standing and is the equivalent of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Restaurant with great views on the top floor. Book well in advance.”
117local recommendations
“Not so many cities of these days have a castle from the Middle Ages in their center..... we have :)”
67local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Emblème de l'exposition internationale de Bruxelles en 1958. Emblem of the international exhibition of Brussels in 1958”
55local recommendations
“The Royal Palace is where the King of Belgium exercises his authority as Head of State and is the official palace of the King and Queen of Belgium. It also houses rooms for the country’s special guests, most of which are Heads of State and the offices of certain ministries. It's a tradition: every summer, the Royal Palace opens its doors to the public.”
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“The Cathedral of Our Lady is an iconic Gothic treasury. It was finished in 1521 after 169 years of construction. Now, after twenty years, the seven-saved church has been restored to its former architectural glory. Today, it holds an impressive collection of major art works, including a series of paintings by Rubens. ”
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Historic Site
“If you are fit enough to climb up 366 windy stairs of the most important and tallest tower of Bruges, you will be rewarded with a 360 degrees view of Bruges and surroundings, weather permitted of course. Well worth the work-out!”
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Historic Site
“Looking for alcohol and people to meet, this is the place! Lots of bars around and a good vibe.”
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“This area called Sablon gets its name from the amount of sand (sable en français) present in the ground. There is a lot of history to it. This gothic church is splendid, I totally recommend to go visit. Free entrance! Also go to the very nice park with statues of craftsmanships.”
56local recommendations
“This central square is one of the highlights of Brussels social life. You will find a host of restaurants, chocolatiers and antique shops.”
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Historic Site
“The Belfry is one of the 3 towers that defines the skyline of Gent. During a visit, you'll discover its history and ends all the way up for an amazing view over the city.”
27local recommendations
“Ancient convent, now occupied by some Benedictines, consisting of charming white houses with an amazingly beautiful garden in the middle and an old convent church. One of the must-sees if you are visiting Bruges... Best visited in the morning, before the crowds.”
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Shopping Mall
“Stunning 19th-century glazed shopping arcade with, among other things, some fine chocolatiers. Other places to bring the credit card include the Avenue Louise and Avenue du Toison D'Or. ”
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Outdoor Sculpture
“Funny statue in a cosy street with lots of bars (including the Delirium café)”
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History Museum
“The completely new permanent exhibition (opening 11 June 2012) tells the story of the Great War. A must visit when coming to Ypres”
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Historic Site
“Follow in the footsteps of Napoleon and arm yourself with all kinds of attributes for a journey of discovery in the fort. Through games and stories you discover the secrets of the thick walls, the holes, the murals”
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