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Brussels Attraction

Belgium is prominent for so many things more than just chocolates. If someone is planning for their next visit in Belgium then this list will clear out the doubts in one’s head, that which place to dwell first.

Hence Belgium goes fifty-fifty into two parts, the first half is Dutch-speaking(Flanders) and the other half is covered with French-speaking(Wallonia). Except for the changing languages, visiting this country is simple as ABC. The mixed culture of Dutch, French, and German makes a peerless combination of religion, tasty Belgium food and above all, Belgium desserts.

There are top most places one should never miss out once step into the Belgium. And these places are Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp, and Ghent.

Brussels Is known to be the capital of Belgium, this place is notorious for its museums, shops, restaurants, architecture and many more things which one can find easily under some miles of the city. Here are some of the Brussels Attraction one should never miss out.

1.Grand Place:

This place is located in the city’s main plaza, in the heart of Brussels Old Town and also found to be the most attracted place among the Brussels Attactions. All of its squares are in vogue due to it’s ornated stone work, magnificent gables, pilasters and royal look of gold decoration. The most eye-catchy building among the squares is Hôtel de Ville.

Belgian Comic Strip Center2. Belgian Comic Strip Center:

This luxurious Brussels Attraction is designed by Victor Horta represents the history of cartoons and comic strips in the country. This Exhibition does not only shows 200 original comic strips drawing but also contain Orginal manuscript of French comics, Draft sketches and imaginary sets of Lucky Luke’s saloon, Captain Haddock’s moon rocket and much more.

Belgian Royal Museum3. Belgian Royal Museum of Fine Arts:

Belgian Royal Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most beautiful and largest art galleries among all the Brussels Attractions. This art gallery first started up in 1797 and originally placed in Charles of Lorraine. Then shifted in 1846 to the newly ratified Musées Royaux. The gallery has been pieced up into two sections: the Musée d’art ancient (Museum of Ancient Art) and the other one is the Musée d’art Moderne (Museum of Modern Art).

place royale4. Place Royale (Koningsplein):

This beautiful building among all the squares in the royal palace is used as an official residence by the Belgium royal families. The two finest examples of this royal palace are: The Palais des Académies, which was once the residence of Crown Prince of Orange, and the Palais des Beaux-Arts (Paleis voor Schone Kunsten) built and designed by Victor Horta in 1920s.

Mont des arts5. Mont des Arts:

Mont des Arts were built and designed between 1956 and 1958. This complex of large buildings includes some beautiful building such as Bibliothèque Albert I and the modern Palais de la Dynastie and Palais de Congrès. And these were found between the period of the Burgundian rule with a collection of large museums and precious collections of the manuscript.

More than that one can easily find a huge no. of premium, mid-range and budget hotels there without any hassle. And above all of it once you get the chance to explore the Brussels Attraction you can have a beautiful experience with a home like feeling.

Attractions in Paris

Paris is a densely populated capital of France. The sites and attractions in Paris will not let you feel left out with their familiar icons and structures. Paris has a great historical touch in its exquisite architecture and modern lifestyle.
Dubbed the ‘capital of fashion’, Paris is home to the famous cosmetics and designers like L’Oréal and Louis Vuitton.
With its epic landmarks and UNESCO world heritage sites, these attractions in Paris will spellbind you-

Eiffelturm Paris

Eiffel Tower-

It is an undeniable attraction in Paris for a romantic getaway for newly-wed couples and lovers from all over the world. Gustave Eiffel built this 324m high structure in 1889. It was presented at Exposition Universelle to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution.

58 meters from the ground on the first floor, there is a famous restaurant 58 Tour Eiffel. The second floor at 115m offers a diving view of the surroundings. Finally, the third floor at 275m exhibits Gustave Eiffel’s office with a fascinating Paris look.

Notre Dame Cathedral-

It is located on the eastern side of Ile de la Cité; the birthplace of Paris. This Roman cathedral is a fantastic example of Gothic architecture. Starting from 1163, its construction completed in 1345.
You will much adore this towering perfection from the ground. It is one of the attractions in Paris which you see in the Hollywood movies. Afterwards, move up to the top using 387 stair steps to witness the amazing gargoyles and sculptures.

Louvre Museum-

Being a former royal palace, this museum lies in the Louvre, which was a fortress in the 12th-century. Covering an area of 2,10,000 square meters, this is one of the most visited attractions in Paris and the world.

This museum has eight departments to exhibit-

  • Paintings
  • Islamic & Graphical art and Objects of Art
  • Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Egyptian and Oriental antiquities
  • Sculptures from the Middle Ages, Renaissance age and Modern Times

Champs Elysées / Arc of Triumph-

This arch is an ancient Roman architecture from the 19th century. Built to the glory of imperial armies, this attraction in Paris has been engraved with the names of 558 generals and the victories. It stands at de l’Etoile that leads the way to the “the most beautiful avenue in the world”; Champs Elysees.

Montmartre-

This place got its name from a 130m high hill. This attraction in Paris is famous for the white-domed basilica. It was built in 1919 dedicated to the French victims of the Franco-Prussian war (1870).

You should not miss the Square of Tertre that is at a short distance from the basilica. You can also have your live painting from one of the artists here. This place has seen great artists like Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet in the early 20th century.

Palace of VersaillesPalace of Versailles-

This 17th-century attraction in Paris was built to exhibit the French supremacy. This famous castle mesmerizes everyone with its exquisite buildings, unique furniture, and art decorations.

Must visit the hall of mirrors, state apartments, French gardens, and the Queens’s chamber.

The Latin Quarter-

It lies on the left bank of Seine River (a UNESCO world heritage). The Latin Quarter got its name from the Latin language that was a prominent language here in the middle age. This is quite a youthful place due to its active student life. This attraction in Paris has many educational institutions, bistros and a fantastic ambience.

Disneyland Paris-

If you visit Paris with your kids, Disneyland Paris is a must-to-go attraction in Paris. It is at 32 km from the central Paris. You can reach here with the suburban RER A train system.

There are two theme parks in the Disneyland Paris-

1. Disneyland, where you can behold the setup of sleeping beauty’s castle

2. Walt Disney Studios. You should not miss the Space Mountain- a space themed roller coaster.

tao-klarjeti

In 12th and 13th centuries, Tao-Klarjeti was a part of United Kingdom of Georgia. It was only in the 16th century when Turco-Mongol conqueror Timur led to the demise of the kingdom leading to Tao-Klarjeti becoming a part of modern day Turkey. The term Tao-Klarjeti comes from two provinces i.e. Tao and Klarjeti. Today, salient remnants of the principality’s spiritual influence remain placed in tiny Turkish villages among the visually fascinating Kaçkar Mountains near the Turkey-Georgia border.