"The Atomium" Atomium Tip by Mahieu

Atomium, Brussels: 137 reviews and 220 photos


This monument was created for the World Expedition of 1958 and has become the Eiffel Tower of Brussels. The Atomium is the visual representation of the concept of an "atom". It symbolizes an elementary iron crystal with its 9 atoms. The monument is coated with aluminum, weighs 2.400 tons and is 102 meters high.
An elevator takes visitors to the upper sphere where one can enjoy a panoramic view of the Heysel area.

From the city centre you can easily access this district by metro.

Address: Avenue de l'Atomium, 1020 Ville de Bruxelles
Directions: Metro: Heizel/Heysel
Phone: +32 2 475 47 75
Website: http://www.atomium.be/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 12, 2003
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