Buildings in the Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

The Grand Place (French) “Grand Square”; also used in English or Grote Markt (Dutch) is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, the city’s Town Hall, and the King’s House or Breadhouse (French: Maison du Roi, Dutch: Broodhuis) building containing the Museum of the City of Brussels. The square measures 68 by 110 metres (223 by 361 ft). The square is the most important tourist destination and…

Brussels – Belgium

Brussels, the capital of Belgium is known as the capital of Europe.  Not in the least by the presence of the headquarters of the EU and NATO in the city. Brussels is due to its central location, also a hub for many train patchs. Brussels has, however, also in a completely different direction. So is it the…