5 Reasons Why Visiting Brussels Needs To Be On Your Bucket List!

Priyam Saha , 20 Oct 2014
Source: Wikipedia
Source: Wikipedia

Whether you have the urge to explore the history of the wonderful European Union or a craving for the delicious Belgian waffles, Brussels has something for everyone. Brussels is quickly gaining a reputation as one of Europe’s must-see destinations, with its small town charm, great nightlife, tasty food and low prices. A tour of Brussels will reveal the rich arts and culture found in its museums, Art Nouveau architecture and theatres. The local cuisine is also a highlight of a visit to Brussels, including its world-renowned chocolate, and traditional dishes.

Here are 5 reasons you should put Brussels on your ‘must-visit’ list:

1. The History

Grand Place
Grand Place

Wouldn’t you love a fabulous history lesson while you have the time of your life? As the European capital, Brussels houses the European Union headquarters. You can take a very enjoyable walk free of cost from the European Parliament to the Palace of Justice. That’ll surely be making the most of your trip! The place is also filled many historical buildings and churches, cathedrals and museums. From the Royal Palace and La Grand-Place to Town Hall and Atomium Cathedral of Saints Michael, Brussels has something for everyone!

2. The Mannekan Pis

Manneken Pis
Manneken Pis

Manneken Pis is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain’s basin. Just, how cute is that! It also symbolizes the spirit and the natural humour that the people of Brussels embody. Also, during holidays, the sculpture is dressed in fun costumes. Again, just how cute is that!

3. Love Is In The Air

Source: TripAdvisor
Source: TripAdvisor

The romance somehow is in the Brussels air. The narrow streets and the beautiful parks will not only make you fall in love with your partner all over again, but you’ll find your heart beating for the city too. The architecture around is bound to take your breath away.

4. Belgian Waffles

Source: Wikipedia
Source: Wikipedia

There is no way that waffles will be served and you won’t enjoy it. Spoil yourself silly with the variety of waffles that Brussels has to offer!

5. OHMYGAWD The Chocolates

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Source: Wikipedia

Brussels is a chocoholics paradise where you can try a great variety of different chocolate – pralines, chocolate with nuts, fruits and much more. Brussels is all about chocolate. You can smell it everywhere and you might have to try extra hard to fight your urge to lick all the chocolate display window.

When you plan your trip to this fabulous location, choose nothing but the best. Fly Emirates!

Emirates Airline
Emirates Airline

Wouldn’t you want to fly with an airline who will make sure you get your everyday entertainment quotient along with daily news and at the same time will keep you connected to the outside world? Emirates helps you to do that and much more! With their multi-award winning in-flight entertainment system ICE, they make sure passengers have a fun filled journey and help keep them stay connected to the outside world even on-board.

Emirates Airline
Emirates Airline

In ICE, I stands for information where the airshow showcases a real-time moving map which gives you weather reports, estimated arrival time and flight data right from your seatback. C stands for communication, where passengers can use their mobile phones to communicate to the outside world. The last letter of ice, E, stands for entertainment, where over 1,800 channels of premium entertainment are available

What are you waiting for? Get your tickets now at Emirates.com or contact your preferred travelling agency. Make Brussels your next holiday destination and Emirates your choice of airlines!

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