Best of Brussels, Belgium | Private jet charter
The capital of Belgium, Brussels offers visitors an eclectic nightlife, a vibrant restaurant and café scene, world-class museums and galleries and is an easy train ride from Medieval Bruges. Here are 5 Brussels attractions to visit via private jet charter today.
Brussels’ architectural masterpiece, the Grand Place, is Brussel’s central square and is lined with Flemish baroque guild houses which are now taverns and restaurants. The Gothic Hotel de Ville is here – unmistakeable for its spire figurine of St Michael killing the devil. Opposite the Town Hall is the neo-Gothic Maison du Roi which houses the Musée de la Ville de Bruxelles.
This iconic bronze statue, located on the Rue de L’Etuve, has become the symbol of Brussels and is a popular tourist attraction. Legend has it that the boy in question helped to avert a blaze with his quick thinking… Created in 1619 by Jérôme Duquesnoy, the statue has been stolen on several occasions although happily always found again.
Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Brussels
The fifth largest church in the world was the mighty vision of King Leopold II and only completed in 1970! Located in the Koekelberg district, there’s an impressive art collection here, as well as an exhibition on the Basilica’s history. Climb the cupola for stunning views of Brussels and over the surrounding countryside as far as Antwerp.
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
Home to a fabulous collection of Belgian artwork, a reminder that the Symbolist movement once had Belgium at its centre. From the Flemish primitives to Brueghel and Rubens as well as the acclaimed surrealist René Magritte who has a whole wing devoted to his art.
No visit to Brussels is complete without visiting the 1815 battlefield. Located about nine miles south of Brussels, the small town of Waterloo has a museum and exhibits, and on the main battlefield site you’ll see the artificial memorial mound known as the Butte du Lion, as well as some interactive exhibitions, and farmhouses used by the fighters.
A bizarre chemical element-looking structure, the Atomium is a 102-metre-high structure designed by Andre Waterkeyn. Apparently it is supposed to represent a molecule of iron magnified 165 million times. Visitors can go inside four of the nine spheres and enjoy the Biogenium show about the history of human life.
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