Brussels is known for more than just being Europes capital city and any visit to Brussels should include at least some of the below famous landmarks.
It all begins here Brussels most distinguished feature started life as a cobbled marketplace in around the 12th century. Many of the grandeur buildings that make up such a vivid part of Grand Place today werent erected until the 18th century.
The guildhalls that give Grand Place its identity were part of trade societies formed around the 13th century notably butchers, bakers and cloth makers. Each guildhall is distinguished by certain unique designs.
Perhaps the most admired part of Grand Place is the magnificent Hotel de Ville, which was completed in 1444 by architect Jan von Ruysbroeck. Since then, its been described as a gothic masterpiece and one of the most splendid sights in Belgium. Inside, you can take a tour and browse over some wonderful artwork and tapestry from the 15th century. Take in the breathtaking majesty of the conference room boasting ancient tapestry and the Aldermens Room where even today the Mayor holds certain prolific meetings. The final masterpiece of Hotel de...