Top tourist attractions in Belgium


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Some popular tourist attractions in Belgium include:​

  • Brussels: The capital city of Belgium is famous for its historic Grand Place, the iconic Atomium, and the famous Manneken Pis statue.
  • Bruges: also known as "Venice of the North" is famous for its picturesque canals, medieval architecture, and museums such as the Groeningemuseum.
  • Ghent: a beautiful medieval city with a rich history, featuring the Saint Bavo Cathedral, Castle of the Counts and Graslei and Korenlei.
  • Antwerp: Known for its diamond industry, art and fashion, it is home to the Rubenshuis, the Cathedral of Our Lady, and the Central Station.
  • The Battlefields of Flanders: The Flanders Fields, where many battles of World War I were fought and remembered in the many war memorials and cemeteries.
  • The Ardennes: This hilly, forested region in the southeast of the country is known for its scenic beauty, outdoor activities and charming towns such as Durbuy, La Roche-en-Ardenne, and Bouillon.
  • The Royal Palace of Laeken: the official residence of the King and Queen of Belgium, which is open to the public during the summer months.
  • The Atomium: A landmark building in Brussels, it is a futuristic building representing an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times.
  • The Grotte La Merveilleuse: A limestone cave in Han-sur-Lesse with underground lakes, rock formations and underground galleries.
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