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Just pick your children, rent a car and go for a travel to Brussels and around it. It is enough 4 days to see, taste and try things - beer, cheese, waffels, chocolate, Atomium, Mini Europe, the comics trip, Horta and other old/new buildings.

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  • Couples
  • Family
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Foodie

16 Places

4 City Tips

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16 Places

Chimay

Destinations

Dinant

Destinations

Leuven

Destinations

Mini-Europe

Theme Parks

Atomium

Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Manneken Pis

Monuments & Statues

Town Hall (Hotel de Ville)

Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Grand Place

Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Delirium

Bars & Clubs

Jeanneke Pis

Monuments & Statues

Belgian Comic Strip Center

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Speciality Museums

Zinneke Pis

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Planete Chocolat

Gift & Speciality Shops

European Parliament (Hemicycle visits)

Government Buildings

Marche Aux Puces de Bruxelles

Flea & Street Markets

Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

Speciality Museums

zsszn's City Tips

  • at the end of the travel/day go to Leuven to get a glass of Stella Artois
  • after go to Dinant to see Leffe interactive museum and a taste the beer
  • if you rent a car, go to Chimay, try a beer and cheese
  • try beer, cheese, chocolate
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    Chimay
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    zsszn Says:

    First go to the monastery, after to the tasting place (Espace Chimay). Try the beer and the cheese with fresh bread - it is fantastic :)

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • try the cheese and the beer at the place
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    • Chimay
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    Dinant
    Destinations
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    zsszn Says:

    We really love the interactive museum in Leffe House - the children also.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • try the beer at the spot - they have a beautiful tasting room.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    • Dinant
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    Leuven
    Destinations
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    zsszn Says:

    Love the town and the beer - but only in cafe, not in the factory. You need to make a reservation for visiting.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • Try Ibis Hotel - it is modern and nice.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    • Leuven
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    Mini-Europe
    Theme Parks
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    zsszn Says:

    Teach your children about European countries and famouse buildings.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • try find tickets on groupon.be
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #46 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Liked it 19/09/2018
    • Mini Europe Experience 17/09/2018
    • Mini-Europe
    Address:
    Bruparck
    Brussels 1020
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 474 13 13
    Other:
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    Atomium
    Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    zsszn Says:

    A must see in Brussels - it is old, but with nice view to the city. The museum is interesting.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • try find tickets on groupon.be
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • Model of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times! 18/09/2018
    • Nice and unique but doesn’t worth to go inside! 18/09/2018
    • Atomium
    Address:
    Atomium Square
    Laeken
    Brussels 1020
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 475 47 75
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
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    Manneken Pis
    Monuments & Statues
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    zsszn Says:

    It is a joke to see this little statue, but the city is famouse for this, than it is a MUST.

    Good for
    • Trendsetter
    Tips
    • try early morning, than you can take photos without other tourists
    • opposite there is a good waffel shop, try it
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #69 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • Interesting 19/09/2018
    • A famous icon of Belgium 19/09/2018
    • Manneken Pis
    Phone:
    +32 2 279 43 50
    Other:
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    Town Hall (Hotel de Ville)
    Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    zsszn Says:

    Nice building - I am sure, you will across the square and make some pictures from the Town Hall.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • make some pictures
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • It's Gorgeous 17/09/2018
    • Very beautiful 16/09/2018
    • Town Hall (Hotel de Ville)
    Address:
    Grand-Place, Grote Markt 1
    Grand-Place, Grote Markt
    Brussels 1000
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 279 23 43
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Wed
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Other:
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    Grand Place
    Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    zsszn Says:

    By the way... from this way to other. Make some pictures from the building around the square.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • make some pictures
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The best square to chill in Brussels 17/09/2018
    • Flower Carpet 2018 17/09/2018
    • Grand Place
    Phone:
    00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Other:
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    Delirium
    Bars & Clubs
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    zsszn Says:

    We come here "early morning" at 11 am - maybe 10 people was there, but was good to try a beer without crowd. The children take a tour and make pictures, I hope don't disturb the others. They love the hidden parts of the beer house, the downstairs, ...

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Hidden Gems
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • make some pictures, or give a camera to your children
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 117 Nightlife in Brussels
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very good!! 20/09/2018
    • So fancy,so good. 16/09/2018
    • Delirium
    Address:
    Impasse de la Fidelite 4A
    Brussels 1000
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 514 44 34
    Other:
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    Jeanneke Pis
    Monuments & Statues
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    zsszn Says:

    Nothing special, but if you see the boy, than take a tour for the girl :) It is opposite of the Delirium Beer House.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • on opposite go for a beer
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #249 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • Girls pee too 14/09/2018
    • Ok but for a good cause 09/09/2018
    • Jeanneke Pis
    Address:
    Impasse de la Fidelite 10-12
    Brussels 1000
    Belgium
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    Belgian Comic Strip Center
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Speciality Museums
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    zsszn Says:

    Follow the comics on the street - it is funny for children and for adults, too.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • if you love comics, its a right place for you
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #67 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • A real treat for comic strip fans 05/09/2018
    • Comic Book Fans, Rejoice! 03/09/2018
    • Belgian Comic Strip Center
    Address:
    Rue des Sables 20
    Brussels 1000
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 219 19 80
    Price range:
    US$14 - US$14
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
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    Zinneke Pis
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    zsszn Says:

    A must, if you see the boy and the girl :) The children love it.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • It is on the way, if you follow the comics.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #95 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • It’s really not that extravagant 02/09/2018
    • More fun and less tourists 22/08/2018
    • Zinneke Pis
    Address:
    Coin du Rue des Chartreux Et Rue du Vieux Marche Aux Grains
    Brussels
    Belgium
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    Planete Chocolat
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    zsszn Says:

    I don't like so the presentation, it was more a show, than about making a chocolate. But the others like it. The chocolate was fine - but eat better from another shops.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    • Couples
    Tips
    • if you have more time, try another chocolate factory, not only this/one - and compare them
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 147 Shopping in Brussels
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cool and surprising new way to discover the chocolate 05/09/2018
    • Best place in Brussels for authentic chocolate! 31/07/2018
    • Planete Chocolat
    Address:
    Rue du Lombard 24
    Brussels 1000
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 511 07 55
    Price range:
    US$9 - US$9
    Hours:
    Sun - Mon
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tue - Sat
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    Other:
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    European Parliament (Hemicycle visits)
    Government Buildings
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    zsszn Says:

    Huge building and square, where children can run and jump around while you take some pictures.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • only for politic- or architecture-fanatics
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #64 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • Dream come true 01/09/2018
    • Interesting if you like politics a little 28/08/2018
    • European Parliament (Hemicycle visits)
    Address:
    Rue Wiertz 60
    Paul-Henri Spaak Building
    Brussels 1050
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 283 22 22
    Hours:
    Mon - Thu
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Mon - Fri
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Other:
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    Marche Aux Puces de Bruxelles
    Flea & Street Markets
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    zsszn Says:

    Love the crowd and the little things, but my children more :) Make some pictures :)

    Good for
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Hidden Gems
    Tips
    • it is hard to park around the market
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #102 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    • Interesting and varied - be prepared to Haggle 04/07/2018
    • Flea Market - interesting but messy 24/06/2018
    • Marche Aux Puces de Bruxelles
    Address:
    Place du Jeu de Balle
    Marolles quarter
    Brussels
    Belgium
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Other:
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    Horta Museum (Musee Horta)
    Speciality Museums
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    zsszn Says:

    Nice building in a calm street. The parking is not so easy around it.

    Good for
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The parking is not so easy around it.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #32 of 417 things to do in Brussels
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Best of Brussels 01/09/2018
    • A must for Art Nuveau lovers 31/08/2018
    • Horta Museum (Musee Horta)
    Address:
    Rue Americaine 25
    St-Gilles
    Brussels 1060
    Belgium
    Phone:
    +32 2 543 04 90
    Other:
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