"Historic and EUropean capitol" Brussels by matcrazy1
Brussels Travel Guide: 5,866 reviews and 12,784 photos
I decided to visit Belgium for the first time in my life... one day before my arrival, in Paris. So, I wasn't well prepared for it. I mean I didn't read in advance what to visit there, where to go, what to do etc. I just bought a map of Brussels and took a very loooong walk up and down around the city. And I enjoyed it a lot :-))).
I didn't have enough time to discover and feel the city life and unfortunately my budget was very low that time so I couldn't... do you know the whole list? OK, never mind, I found the city very interesting with many masterpieces of old architecture, a lot of people to watch and meet. Brussels was maybe a little crowded, noisy and busy but very relaxing at some places as well.
That was the question with my low budget there :-). Hmm... I decided to fuel my car to be able to come back home that time - not so easy decision as I had to pass a very difficult exam after coming back (I passed it !!!).
I promised myself to come back to Brussels to taste food I had seen there and to meet more friends there. Maybe soon...
- Pros:Architecture, food, people to watch and meet :-)
- Cons:Busy and crowded - shortage of parking lots (esp. free :-)
- In a nutshell:Discover history of Western Europe!
I am sorry, I liked Brussels a lot but I must add a few words on a darker side of the city I was unlucky to see at one... more travel advice
The quality of air in the city of Brussels is quite bad which is usual and normal in most bigger cities with heavy... more travel advice
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Written Dec 28, 2003
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