Nationale Plantentuin Van België
Belgium’s National Botanic Garden is a 93-hectare park located in the village of Meise, 12km north of Brussels. It’s based around two...
Kasteel van Gaasbeek
One of the finest rural castles within striking distance of Brussels, the Kasteel van Gaasbeek is set in an extensive 17th-century park....
Kasteel van Beersel
The 1310 Kasteel van Beersel is the closest medieval castle to Brussels. And from outside it’s a beauty. The picture-perfect brick...
À la Bécasse
Hidden almost invisibly down a body-wide alley-tunnel, the Bécasse has long rows of tables that give it a certain Bruegelesque quality,...
Established in 1829, Brussels’ best-known biscuiterie has five local branches, this one with an attached tearoom. The chocolate for...
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Église St-Nicolas information
Near the Bourse, this pint-sized church is as old as Brussels itself. What really makes it notable is its virtual invisibility – the exterior is almost totally encrusted with shops. Appropriately enough, it’s dedicated to the patron saint of merchants.