Winter travel in Brussels: ideas and tips

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Think of chocolates one thinks of Belgium. But decadent chocolates and French fries are not just its identification marks; rather there are some magnificent spectaculars that bring lures too. Talk about Brussels, the capital and a city with enchanting winter destination owing to its charming Christmas markets, sparkling lights throughout the city and warm cafés. The city has abundant museums, palaces, squares, shops and restaurants that warmly welcome you and allow a glimpse of local life. Sunset, in particular, here is mind blowing with flake white buildings having dark roofs covered with white snow at the backdrop of pink hues. This sight is right out of any wonderland film. During winter this country is city than its other European counterparts. But hardly the temperature dips under zero grades. This city has an array of things to visit and activities to carry out. Sounds interesting? Carry out reading further!

Christmas market at the Grand Palace is a place one must visit. Local goodies, authentic food and very much Christmas atmosphere here will give you a taste of local culture. You can shop for souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones here. Adhering to the true Christmas spirit city centre too comes up with make shift wooden huts that sell local wares.

The Old England building houses a musical instruments’ museum. Visiting this facility has two benefits: one, the building itself has breathtaking architecture and will surely leave you speechless and two it plays host to a whole range of ancient and modern musical instruments from all over the world. You’ll be fascinated by the sight and sounds of these 2000+ instruments as you pass through the halls.

In case you are a shopping buff, then head straight to the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. This is a 19th century shopping arcade that has studios of famous designers as well as boutiques and designer stores. This building is not just famous for shopping but the architecture with high glass ceiling adds another depth to the entire experience.

Atomium is a place to be for science crazy people. If you wish to see a huge atom, then this is a place. They have blown the atom to 165 million times bigger.

In case you are not EU resident and wish to explore Brussels on roads then, during winter fixing of winter tires for your car or SUV as per rule is a big task if you are driving your own vehicle. Hence hiring a vehicle with SUV winter tires with ready insurance documents sounds really convenient option. Many rental agencies do this for you at a reasonable rate.


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