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Brussels is the capital city of Belgium and its multicultural hot spot as well. The city has evolved several times and on a visit one can easily see its evidences. Throughout the ages the city has been a home to several kings, a vibrant trade hub and an epicenter of various crafts. The city is deemed as the de facto capital of Europe and the seat of the European Union, it has now become the hub of government activity. The European Commission, the European Council, the European Parliament and NATO all operate from here. On a visit to this multicultural city you surely come across some of the most amazing art galleries, museums, monuments and historical places which all contributed to make it one of the most sought-after destinations in Europe. So fly to Brussels now and visit and enjoy a great holiday trip over here.
There are so many incredible attractions to explore in Brussels which leaves you speechless and compel you to visit this magnificent city again and again. Start your sightseeing trio to Brussels with a visit to Grand Place which is indeed grand and most famous landmark of the city. As the city’s central square it is oozing with magnificent architecture and history is one of the best places to visit and the most beautiful squares in Europe. Flanked by Gildehuizen, guild houses, ornate buildings, cobblestone squares and lined cafes and restaurants make it a great place to explore and sample delicious traditional food. Do visit Atomium which is another landmark of the city represents apportion of an ion crystal. Built in 1958 as the main pavilion of the Brussels world fair it consists of nine spheres out of which six are open to the public.
The elevator takes the visitors to the top of the structure and escalators to travel between the spheres. Do visit the 15th century Gothic Town Hall which is the last remaining medieval building on the Grand Place. It is decorated with 137 statues of important people who had contributed in the history of the city. Do visit the 13th century Brussels Cathedral which was formally known as St. Michael and St. Gudula is truly a sight to behold. You surely love to visit Manneken Pis which is undoubtedly the most visited landmark of the city which no one leaves to miss. If you love shopping then you just can’t afford to miss Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert which is a unique shopping mall next to Grand Place. The main section is known as Galerie de la Reine for its chocolates, boutiques and restaurants.
The climate in Brussels is temperate with mild winters and rainy summers. The best time to visit Brussels is from March to May. The weather is pleasant and the city is not very crowded which makes it easy to explore its maximum attractions. Visitors can also plan their holidays in September and October as it is the shoulder season and you can easily find hotel accommodations at cheap rates. This is the autumn season with a mild weather and is a beautiful time to enjoy the beauty of the city.
For a holiday trip to Brussels you can book cheap flights with several airlines from London, United Kingdom. The major airlines connecting both the destinations are Iberia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurostar, Lufthansa, easyJet, Air France, LOT, Aer Lingus, KLM, SWISS and Austrian Airlines etc. There are 217 direct flights between London and Brussels averaging 33 per day. American Airlines, British Airways and Brussels Airlines are the frequent flyers on this route. From London to Brussels Thursday is the cheapest day to fly whereas Friday is the most expensive one.
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