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Waffles, fries, chocolate and beer!  Belgium is famous for its junk food.  Brussels has a food festival, taking place in the capital September 11–14.  Belgium is famous for other stuff as well like Manneken Pis.  Manneken Pis is a statue of a boy.




la Belgique

ATTRACTIONS IN BELGIUM 

Grand Place

The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by the city's Town Hall, and the Breadhouse building containing the Museum of the City of Brussels.


Manneken Pis

Manneken Pis is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels. It was designed by Hieronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and placed there in 1618 or 1619.


Museum of Natural Sciences

The Museum of Natural Sciences is a museum in Brussels and it is dedicated to natural history. The museum is a part of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

 

Autoworld

Autoworld is a car museum with lots of old cars from many years ago in the center of Brussels, Belgium, located in the southern hall of the Cinquantenaire Park.


 












ATTRACTIONS IN ANTWERP


Antwerp Zoo

Antwerp Zoo is in the center of Antwerp, located next to the Antwerp-Central railway station. It is the oldest zoo in the country, and one of the oldest in the world and opened on July 21, 1843. 

  

Rubenshuis

The Rubenshuis is the previous home and studio of Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp. It is now a museum. 

 

Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp is the modern art museum of the city of Antwerp. It is one of the most important art museums in Belgium. 

  

Nachtegalen Park

Nachtegalen Park is located in Antwerp. It was used as the archery venue for the 1920 Summer Olympics.

 


AIRFARE COST

The cost of round trip airfare for a family of 4 will be approximately $3,000.


RESTAURANTS

Belga Queen

Address:
Rue fossé aux loups 32
1000 Brussels
BE 0475 347 411
RPM Bruxelles

Menu: Gazpacho of tomatoes, brunoise of vegetables, thin slices of red tuna, passion fruit vinaigrette, crispy fennel.


Pasta Divina

AddressRue de la Montagne 16, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Menu: Choose many pasta dishes, soft drinks and many desserts.


De Godevaart

Address: Sint-Katelijnevest 23, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium 

Menu: "Gravlax" of wild Sockeye salmon pea fennel grapefruit Saumon sauvage mariné-petit pois-fenouil agrumes. Marinated wild living salmon-green pea fennel citrus.


3 FRENCH PHRASES

- Bye bye:  Au revoir 

- Hello:   Bonjour

- My name is:   Je m'appelle.


BELGIUM LANGUAGES

Dutch, German and French.

 



 

 Manneken Pis 

Map of Belgium showing provinces of Belgium 


Brugge Belgium 

Poeke Castle

Brussels city centre

 Belgium capital building