“Brussels” one of the most beautiful city in European Union, it is the capital of Belgium here you can find a lot of historic sites, various beautiful places and most of them are places of your interest. While having trip to other European country you should not miss Brussels in your planning since this is the country which depicts the complete past of Europe. Here you can find beautiful building which is constructed hundreds of year before. This city is the example of most developed civilization; here you can find the combination of past and present which makes this city more adorable. In 6th century the city of Brussels originated from a village on the plains across the river Senne. But now days this city converts in and developed giant having Nemours beautiful parks, as well as impressive architecture. Here some beautiful places in Brussels:
1. Grand Place
Grand place is the city center of Brussels about each and every major event of Brussels held here. This place is a town square which is covered with old building from all the sides. Previously this is the place where execution of prisoners takes place but now this place has turned into an amazing tourist spot; there are three major building house kings, trade building (Guli House) and town hall. The development of this place takes place as one of the heritage site of the world under UNESCO.
2. Brussels Town Hall
Brussels town hall is one of the most incredible places in whole Brussels; this place has its own charm tourists get attracted towards this place automatically after looking at the architecture of this place. This building was designed by famous architect Jan Van Ruysbrueck. There are various statues in this building which depicts various stories and historical symbols.
Manneken-Pis is the statue of a little boy pissing off, there are various stories about that statue one of them is, a small boy named Juliaanske well known as Julian saved many people by fusing an active bomb by pissing on it. The heroic act of the small boy made him very famous and whole country start loving him; this is the reason for the statue. There are about 600 costumes for that statue each costume used at the particular time, like on Christmas they use Santa costume. And some time beer was served to the beer lovers via the passage of urine of that statue.
4. Heysel Park and the Atomium
Heysel Park is situated in western part of Brussels this park is dedicated for leisure and fun, champions cup tragedy took place here in 1985 because of which several spectators got killed. After that this stadium was redesigned and named as Stade Roi Baudoin. The main point of this place is the existence of Atomium which is the model of an atom and about 102 meters high. Which symbolize the modern age or atomic age.
These are the few places where one should visit during their visit to Brussels, I must say this is an wonderful place and one should visit this place in their life time.