August 1, 2018

Located in the Elisabeth Parc, atop the Koekelberg Hill, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is the fifth biggest church in the world! 165 meter long, 107 meter large and 93 meter high, this massive structure is supporting a gigantic copper cupola weighing 44.000 tons (mo...

June 30, 2018

This year Ommegang will be held on July the 4th and 6th. The procession starts at the Royal Parc and finishes at the Grand-Place. Beside the procession there are several events organized in the Royal Parc from the 4th till the 7th. The Royal Break is the Ommegang’s Lou...

May 4, 2018

From Friday 25th till Sunday 27th of May 2018, Brussels will swing in Jazz rhythms all weekend long. It is now more than 20 years that the city offers during the first weekend of May several open air concerts at the Grand-Place, Sablon, Saint-Catherine,... .  With more...

April 5, 2018

When it comes to pee, there are so many things to know about Brussels. The big amount of beers we consume causes certainly an important functioning of the bladder. But for the rest, our peeing attitude is quite similar as all of you!  Except for one of us…

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March 5, 2018

If you plan to visit Brussels in April or May, you may want to spend a few hours in the Hallerbos. Located at 20km South of Brussels, the forest is famous for its bluebell carpet which covers the 552ha wide forest floor. The phenomenon of “bluebell forests” is not unco...

February 5, 2018

Toukoul is not only one of Brussels' greatest and most surprising restaurants, it is also considered as a cultural house. Indeed, on weekend evenings, Toukoul offers nice concerts that goes with an exotic and authentic African setting. At Toukoul, you won't use forks a...

January 5, 2018

Opened in 1969, the Goupil le Fol reflects the glamorous and bohemian times of the 50s. This colorful café is located at the rue de la Viollete, very close of the Grand Place. The interior and its charming look captivate its guests, often lovers, looking for a romantic...

December 5, 2017

From 25 November to 1 January, Brussels City Centre is providing a sumptuous setting for the Winter Wonders, a magical and unmissable event that contributes to increasing the attractiveness of the city, making it into the ideal destination for festive city trips.

A brea...

October 20, 2017

Although potatoes were discovered by the Spanish in the early 16th century, fried potatoes are invented in Belgium in the late 17th. Fried for the first time in the French speaking Meuse valley (hence the name ‘French’ Fries) our national dish is now consumed all over...

October 5, 2017

50 years after Magritte's passing, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts are hosting an exhibition to highlight his legacy through a dialogue between original works by Magritte and their interpretation by modern and contemporary artists. Broodthaers, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns...

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