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Historic yet hip, bureaucratic yet bizarre, self-confident yet unshowy, Brussels is multicultural to its roots.


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Things to Know

Brussels is an incredible city and we've got some excellent tips to help your first visit go smoothly. Here's what you need to know before you go.

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Best Neighborhoods

To get a good feel for this underrated European capital, base yourself in one of these five neighborhoods.

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Day Trips

Here are our favorite storybook castles, oh-so-cool cities, and cross-border curios all within easy reach of Brussels.

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Navigating Brussels' multiple languages and complex public transport system will be no problem with these tips for getting around the Belgian capital.

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Free Things to Do

Put these free things to do on your Belgium itinerary and see more for less.

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