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Brussels Destination Guide

Explore Brussels in Belgium.

Brussels in the region of Brussels Capital Region with it's 1,019,022 inhabitants is a town in Belgium and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Brussels in Belgium

Current time in Brussels is now 04:32 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Brussels" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Utrecht, The Hague, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Zemst or Amiens. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

30°C / 86 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1024.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 28th of May 2017
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Monday, 29th of May 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)
Tuesday, 30th of May 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)

Videos

BRUSELAS - Bélgica / Turismo ciudad Ci...

02:19 min ( October 30, 2012 by revistatusdestinos)
Views: 1,056 - Rating: 5/5

Www.tusdestinos.net La capital de Bélgica, Bruselas, es un destino turístico que cuenta con muchos atractivos. La Grand Place (Grote Markt en flamenco) es el centro neurálgico de la ciudad y una de...

Brussels Belgium: Europe's Political Ne...

01:31 min ( April 04, 2012 by RickSteves)
Views: 2,522 - Rating: 5/5

Brussels is the capital of a united Europe only Washington DC has more lobbyists. While tourists munch tasty treats in the historic town center, on the outskirts of this bilingual city are the bustli...


Longboarding: Sickboards Carfree Sunday ...

05:05 min ( September 17, 2012 by BaszNwk)
Views: 758 - Rating: 5/5

For the second year in a row, Sickboards organised a roadtrip to the carfree Sunday in Brussels. 270 Dutch boarders took part in this trip

Alex gets eaten by zombies in brussels

00:27 min ( April 10, 2010 by alexandmina)
Views: 399 - Rating: 0/5

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Brussels during the next days.

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May
2017

Masterclass Modeltekenen Met Gal

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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Ciné-Concert

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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Belgian Chocolate Tasting Tour - Brussels

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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Pump Up The Volume

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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La Dilettante

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
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Trio O3

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Stan Van Samang Theatertournee 2017

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Les Fous De Saint-Fol

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Brussels JAZZ Weekend: Laughing Bastards + Diederik Wissels

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Toto La Momposina (Colombia) : De Stem Van De Cumbia

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

La Monnaie

The Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (or la Monnaie) in French, or the Koninklijke Muntschouwburg (or de Munt) in Dutch is a theatre in Brussels, Belgium. Both of its names translate as Royal Theatre of the Mint. Today the National Opera of Belgium, a federal institution, takes the name of the theatre in which it is housed. Therefore, la Monnaie or de Munt refers both to the structure as well as the opera company.

More reading: La Monnaie homepage
Located at 50.85, 4.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:La Monnaie, Revolution landmarks, Theatres in Brussels

Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region

The Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region, is the governing body of the Brussels-Capital Region, one of the three regions of Belgium. It is also known as the Brussels Regional Parliament.

More reading: Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region homepage
Located at 50.85, 4.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Government of Brussels, Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region

Grand Place

The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by guildhalls, the city's Town Hall, and the Breadhouse . The square is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in Brussels. It measures 68 by 110 metres (by ft), and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

More reading: Grand Place homepage
Located at 50.85, 4.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Squares in Brussels, Visitor attractions in Brussels, World Heritage Sites in Belgium

Manneken Pis

(literally Little Man Pee in Marols, a Dutch dialect spoken in Brussels, also known in French as le Petit Julien), is a famous Brussels landmark. It is a small bronze fountain sculpture depicting a naked little boy urinating into the fountain's basin. It was designed by Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618 or 1619. It bears a similar cultural significance as Copenhagen's Little Mermaid.

More reading: Manneken Pis homepage
Located at 50.85, 4.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1619 sculptures, Bronze sculptures, Buildings and structures in Brussels, Fountains in Belgium, Visitor attractions in Brussels

Brussels

Brussels, officially the Brussels Region or Brussels-Capital Region, is the capital of Belgium and the de facto capital of the European Union (EU). It is also the largest urban area in Belgium, comprising 19 municipalities, including the municipality of the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium, in addition to the seat of the French Community of Belgium and of the Flemish Community.

More reading: Brussels homepage
Located at 50.85, 4.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Autonomous regions, Brussels, Capitals in Europe, European Capitals of Culture, NUTS 1 statistical regions of the European Union, Regions of Belgium, Regions of Europe with multiple official languages

Quote of the moment

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.

G. K. Chesterton