Elegant 14th Century Buildings In The Grand City Square Of Brussels, Belgium
The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the Central Square of Brussels. Amazing Gothic buildings make up the sides of this elegant square. The cities Town Hall and The King’s House or Breadhouse are two elaborate buildings that face the square. Within the King’s House is the Museum Of Brussels.
The Grand Place is the most magnificent square in all of Europe, and is 223 feet by 361 feet. It is a major tourist destination and one can not easily forget such an outstanding landmark. The square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This medieval square is one of the grandest in all of Europe.
The magnificent Gothic City Hall, which is 315 feet tall, is on the South side of Grand Place and is topped with a 12 ft statue of Saint Michael destroying a demon.
Statues Adorn The Façade Of The 15th Century Hotel de Ville In Belgium
This impressive Gothic Town Hall, also known as the Hotel de Ville, was built in the early 15th century. It is still in use for marriages and other official business of the Mayor of Brussels. It is open to the public only during official tours.
Belgium Chocolate Is Loved Around The World!
The culture of the Belgian chocolate is a part of life in Belgium. This is high quality chocolate that is produced in Belgium. The chocolate industry has been major in Belgium since the 19th Century. People come from all over the world for a sample of this outstanding chocolate.
Be sure to check out the Belgian Chocolate Village Museum. Here you will see the history of chocolate, how it is made, and all the special secrets of this amazing chocolate industry. Only the finest chocolate is produced by this Belgium craftsman.
While you are touring Europe by train, be sure to spend time in Brussels and The Grand City Square. You will find markets to roam, architecture to admire, and a culture of chocolate to explore.
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