The Grand-Place

Extraordinarily beautiful, this is one of Europe’s most perfectly preserved Gothic-Baroque squares.

Éditions Jacques Brel

Devotees of chanson should make a beeline for the Éditions to hear Brel in full, very anguished voice.

The Musée d’Art Ancien

Holds an exquisite sample of early Flemish paintings.

Musée Victor Horta

A fascinating museum set in the old house and studio of Victor Horta, the leading exponent of Art Nouveau.

Bars

Brussels has some wonderful bars; two of the oldest and most atmospheric are À l’Imaige de Nostre-Dame and Au Bon Vieux Temps.

Comic strips

The Belgians love their comics and the Brüsel comic shop has the best range in the city.

Flea markets

The pick of the bunch is held daily on place du Jeu de Balle.

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