Brussels-The Capital of United States of Europe and Waterloo Daily Walking Tour

Tour descrip­tion

Explore the best of Brus­sels and see where mod­ern Europe estab­lished its leg­is­la­tion . Vis­it the Guilds Head­quar­ters, the place of birth of the Bible of Com­mu­nist ide­ol­o­gy ( The Com­mu­nist Man­i­festo) by its gurus Carl Marx and Fridrih Engels. Explore the mini Europe, mar­vel at the Atom­i­um- iron crys­tal mag­ni­fied 165 bil­lion times and lis­ten to fas­ci­nat­ing sto­ries of the past as you see the Roy­al Palace.

High­lights

Brus­sels, a lit­tle bit Dutch, a lit­tle bit French even Ger­man, but again very orig­i­nal and spe­cif­ic — very Bel­gian!

Let’s explore the his­tor­i­cal and reli­gious her­itage of Bel­gium, meet 4 of the Bel­gian biggest images in one place — “fri­ets” (frayed pota­toes) , choco­late (“pra­lines”), waf­fles and beer.
Brus­sel is also the meet­ing point of Flem­ish and Wal­loon cul­ture-mak­ing, har­mo­nized mosa­ic uni­ty of oppo­sites.
The place of ori­gin of unique draft hors­es and with a rich his­tor­i­cal, artis­tic and archi­tec­tur­al back­ground ( muse­ums, grandiose palaces, church­es, vil­las, squares… ) but at the same time the cen­ter of mod­ern Euro­pean democ­ra­cy and uni­ty.

  • See the Cinquan­te­naire Park, a memo­r­i­al place of Bel­gian inde­pen­dence
  • Admire the archi­tec­ture of the Roy­al Palace
  • Shop around the Grand Place, the mar­ket above the riv­er
  • Enjoy in the view on Brus­sels from the high­est , 102 meter tall point, city’s image con­struc­tion, Atom­i­um

    

Itin­er­ary

⇒ Parc du Cinquan­te­naire

 Memo­r­i­al place of Bel­gian inde­pen­dence.

⇒ Roy­al Palace (Palais Royal/ Place des Palais)

Mar­vel at the archi­tec­ture of Roy­al Palace, dec­o­rat­ed with mil­lions of emer­ald-coloured bugs wings.

⇒  Euro­pean Par­lia­ment Hemi­cy­cle (free vis­its)

The place where mod­ern Europe estab­lish its leg­isla­tive.

⇒  St. Michael and St. Gudu­la Cathe­dral (Cathe­drale St-Michel et Ste-Gud­ule)

Relive reli­gious sto­ries at St. Michael and St Gudu­la Cathe­dral.

⇒  Grand Place Brus­sels Main Square

Shop around the Grand place, mar­ket above the riv­er host­ing main old town build­ings.

⇒  Brus­sels City Muse­um

The pic­turesque Guilds head­quar­ters also the place of born ‘Bible of Com­mu­nist ide­ol­o­gy’ (Man­i­festo) by its gurus Carl Marx and Fridrih Engels.

⇒  Town Hall (Hotel de Ville), Grand-Place

The Town Hall of the City of Brus­sels, land­mark build­ing from year 1455,  the seat of the City of Brus­sel­s’s  munic­i­pal­i­ty

⇒  Man­neken Pis ( The Pee­ing Boy)

One of the most famous icon of City of Brus­sels

⇒  Jean­neke Pis (The Pee­ing Girl)

“Younger sis­ter” of more famous Brus­sel’s Pee­ing Boy

⇒  Atom­i­um

Iron crys­tal struc­ture mag­ni­fied 165 bil­lion times

⇒  Mini-Europe (1 hour)

Maque­ttes of Euro­pean cities land­scapes and famous build­ings at a scale of 1:25 at one place

⇒  Water­loo (2 hours)

The place of Napoleon’s last bat­tle and final defeat.

     

Tour price

The price of this tour: € 450 per group up to 6 per­sons.
Tour takes approx­i­mate­ly 5–6 hours.

Upon cus­tomer’s request tour could be cus­tomized.
Tour includes guides ser­vices, tea or cof­fee with­in or after the tour, pub­lic trans­porta­tion tick­et (subway/metro)to local­i­ty Atom­i­um.
Tour excludes retour train tick­et to Water­loo ( ca €20 p.p. adults. With­in week­end ca. €10 p.p. )