Since 1958, Brussels has been the capital of the European Union. The Berlaymont-building has been home to the European ... More
Since 1958, Brussels has been the capital of the European Union. The Berlaymont-building has been home to the European Commission since 1963 and has recently been renovated. The former Quartier Leopold and Quartier Schuman, between Rue de la Loi and Rue Belliard, were torn away piece by piece to make way for the Eurocrats. The International Congress Building where the European Parliament holds its meetings is the most imposing building, but it is likely to be surpassed by others to come.
In the Middle Ages this street was inhabited by butchers and sausage merchants. Today it is lined with restaurant and
known as a gourmet street. It still has about twelve houses dating from the 17th and 18th century. Between ...
This has been called the most splendid market square in Europe. Its esplanade is completely enclosed by tall, gabled, Flemish
Renaissance buildings dripping with ornamentation and statues. It is alive with daily commerce and a colorful flower market. Impressive ...
In a country where the average inhabitant consumes about 8.3 kilograms of chocolate a year, you will probably not be
surprised to find a chocolate museum. Located in the corner of Grand Place , this is the place to ...