Brussels City Tours
The square’s smallest building, surmounted by a star, is where city hero Everard ‘t Serclaes died in 1388. A fairly contemporary...
The archers' guildhall features a golden phoenix rising from the ashes, which signifies the rebirth of the Grand Place after its...
The grease-makers' guildhall has faint gold wheelbarrows above the door. The statue of St-Gilles (the grease-makers' patron) was added...
The ‘secret’ upstairs room is a particularly superb vantage point, though it's not always open. Not surprisingly, prices are steep, so...
Osteria a l'Ombra
Take a tiny, tile-walled 1920s shop-house. Keep the classic decor, wooden shelf-holders and cashier booth. Insert stools and a narrow...
Grasmarkt 82 · interesting places nearby
Brussels City Tours information
These three-hour tours cover everything from the Atomium to the EU, and include some lovely art-nouveau houses. You kick off with a walking tour of the Grand Place and are then transported by coach.