Brussels in Belgium is considered the capital of the European Union, but when families plan their travels to Europe, it is often overlooked.

The city of Brussels has plenty to offer families, it has a vibrant blend of rich history, stunning art nouveau architecture, delicious cuisine, and a thriving cultural scene.

Here are some of the most unmissable and amazing attractions in Brussels for any type of traveler, whether you’re a family like us or a couple or solo traveler!

Try Brussels Frites

First, they are prepared crispier than any you will probably have. Second, and here is where the fun comes for the kids, they have endless toppings ranging from simple mayonnaise to all sorts of curries. The combinations are endless.

Get Some Moules-Frites

Moules Frites is probably the most famous dining option in Brussels if not all of Belgium. It would be the equivalent of getting a steak in Texas.

Admire The Royal Palace of Brussels

Its iconic neoclassical facade, adorned with exquisite sculptures and ornate details, is just one of the many features of the palace to be admired. Step inside to see where true opulence and grandeur are showcased.

Marvel at Notre Dame du Sablon

The Notre Dame du Sablon dates back to the 15th century, and is a magnificent late Brabantine Gothic church that has long been patronized by the city’s nobility and affluent citizens.

Check Out the Christmas Markets

Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as you wander through the charming chalets adorned with twinkling lights. Indulge in traditional Belgian delicacies, sip on mulled wine, and browse unique handmade crafts.

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