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Art Brussels in The best art fairs in Europe in 2010
Art Brussels

Best art fairs in Europe in 2010
    Art Brussels attracts 30,000 art enthusiasts every year, among which numerous art collectors, critics, journalists, curators and other decision makers. One out of five visitors comes from outside Belgium, however art collectors from Belgium represent a substantial number as well. The fair has a most international profile, with 80% of its participants coming from over 23 countries.      Art Brussels offers a great selection of 172 galleri ...


Atomium in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
Atomium

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  Atomium is located near Mini-Europe Park (park which has buildings minatura of some tourist attractions across Europe at a scale of 1:25), near King Baudouin Stadium. Is a structure that represents a unit of a crystal of iron. The attractions of Brussels has nine steel spheres (originally were made of aluminum) linked together by tunnels, along the 12 edges of the cube. Intraga structure has a height of 102 meters and 18 meters in diameter spheres. Its stability is ensured by thre ...


Basilica of the Holy Blood in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Basilica of the Holy Blood

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Church of the Holy Blood has a remnant of the holy blood of Jesus Christ. Legend says that after the crucifixion, St. Joseph of Arimathea, wiped the blood and body Savior kept his clothes. These clothes have left the Holy Land until the Second Crusade, when King of Jerusalem, Baldwin III, and gave the brother or the Count of Flanders, Diederik van de Elzas. Count Saviour brought clothes with blood on 7 April 1150 and placed her in a chapel he built a square Burg.   ...


Belfort Tower in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Belfort Tower

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Belfort Tower in Bruges is a tourist attraction that was built in XIII century. This tourist attraction in Bruges is not less than 88 meters high and houses the old treasure map of Bruges. If you decide to climb the 366 steps, you can admire the impressive clock mechanism which has 47 bells, each with different sounds and functions, and the climax is a panoramic view of the city from the top of the tower. Belfort Tower, Bruges is the central square is truly special. ...


Belgian Beer Weekend in Best beer festivals
Belgian Beer Weekend

Beer festivals are a great opportunity for people to join, share and have a great time together, united by...a pint of beer.
  In Belgium, the beer - a lot more than just a drink, it is an integral part of Belgian culture. Belgian brewing has ancient traditions that will satisfy anyone, even the most fastidious and discerning beer drinkers. By quantity produced and consumed beer, this country is among the first in Europe. In Brussels, there is the International Court of beer, and in Antwerp is the largest specialized market, where deals are made on the sale of malting barley and malt. The most popular bra ...


Belgium in The best places to live in the world
Belgium

The best places to live in the world
   Belgium has something special, whether it's the friendly people who, with three official languages, conversate easily in English, the impressive architecture or attractive cuisine offered by many restaurants. The energetic and carefree atmosphere of this country is contagious and invites everyone to enjoy life fully here.      Situated between France and the Netherlands, Belgium encompasses everything that Europe has to offer best: in one ...


Belgium in Best countries to live in the world
Belgium

We all strive for the best for our family and the beloved ones. We want our home warm and safe. Based on the quality of life, we have made the following selection. Check it out!
   Belgium has something special, whether it's the friendly people who, with three official languages, conversate easily in English, the impressive architecture or attractive cuisine offered by many restaurants. The energetic and carefree atmosphere of this country is contagious and invites everyone to enjoy life fully here.      Situated between France and the Netherlands, Belgium encompasses everything that Europe has to offer best: in one ...


Belgium in The best countries of Europe
Belgium

They all share the same geographical region, however differ from each other with their traditions, life style, landscapes and people -countries of Europe. Which one is the best?
Total area: 30,528 km2 Population: 10,827,519(2010 estimate) Density: 354.7/km2 Currency: Euro (€) Official languages: Dutch, French, German Capital: Brussels Governement: Federal parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy Internet TLD: .be Calling code: +32     Belgium is a country located in Western Europe. It is one ...


Boudewijn Seapark, Bruges, Belgium in The best water parks in the world
Boudewijn Seapark, Bruges, Belgium

best water parks in the world
  Boudewijn Seapark is a small amusement park in the Belgian town of Bruges, located in the Dutch country. It offers some speed trains, a children's playground, a mini train and a skating rink in winter. But the main attraction is the Aquarium - the single one in Belgium, where you can watch the shows with seals and dolphins 9: Flo, Linda Milo, Puck, Roxanne, Yotta, Indy, Mateo and Ocean. Besides the Dolphins, Boudewijn Seapark amusement park offers attractions for all age ...


Boudewijn Seapark, Bruges, Belgium in Best destinations in the world
Boudewijn Seapark, Bruges, Belgium

Best destinations to see in the world
  Boudewijn Seapark is a small amusement park in the Belgian town of Bruges, located in the Dutch country. It offers some speed trains, a children's playground, a mini train and a skating rink in winter. But the main attraction is the Aquarium - the single one in Belgium, where you can watch the shows with seals and dolphins 9: Flo, Linda Milo, Puck, Roxanne, Yotta, Indy, Mateo and Ocean. Besides the Dolphins, Boudewijn Seapark amusement park offers attractions for all age ...


Bruges City Hall in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Bruges City Hall

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  City of Bruges was built between 1376 and 1420 and was among the first mayors in the Netherlands monument. Comprises six main facade and two Gothic windows of the city arms. The entrance hall is magnificent ceremonial staircase leading visitors to the first floor, where there is room Gothic (built between 1386 and 1401). This room was decorated with neo-Gothic paintings illustrating the most important events of history's Bruges. ...


Brussels City Hall in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
Brussels City Hall

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  When you enter the Grand Place on one of the seven streets converge here, the eyes of tourists are attracted invariably Belgian capital of Brussels Hall Gothic tower that seemed to aim for the sky. Since it was built until today, "Hotel de Ville" or "Stadhuis" is considered one of the most beautiful halls in the Netherlands.      Building construction was the growing power of Brussels as capital of the Duchy of Brabant. ...


Chocolate Museum in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Chocolate Museum

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Chocolate Museum is a tourist attraction which is arranged in the house "The Croon" Saint John the market. House "The Croon" dates from 1480 and was originally a tavern and later a bakery. The twentieth century has been used as general office work forces, police, school and municipal bank of Belgium. Chocolate lovers can find not only very interesting visit to this museum.     Here you can see various sculptures in chocolate ...


Damme in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Damme

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Damme small town is situated on the river Zwin between Zeebrugge and Bruges. River mud has played an important role in increasing or fall Damme's between year 1180 until today. Damme city has many beautiful cafes and restaurants. Channel is superb ride and if you will walk through Damme will see many sculptures made by Charles Delporte representing some huge heads.     City of Damme, built between 1464-1468, is an excellent example of Gothic ar ...


Diamond Museum in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Diamond Museum

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Diamond Museum, the newest museum in the world diamond. Bruges is the city where diamond polishing was invented in the fifteenth century by Lodewijk van Berquem locals. Museum in Bruges offers visitors the unique experience within an imaginary workshop of Lodewijk van Berquem's a rare replica of the crown of Margaret of York which was handmade in Bruges, original equipment for mining, a model made exclusively on a scale of 1:1 the total amount of diamonds worldwide, grinding and c ...


Dinner in the Sky in The most unusual restaurants in the world
Dinner in the Sky

most unusual restaurants in the world
  Forget mountaintop restaurants or skyscraper: "Dinner in the Sky" goes further. A restaurant is moving, hanging from a crane 50 m above ground, with room for 22 customers and service staff. Seats rotate 180 degrees, so that customers can enjoy the air. Moreover, customers are tied to chairs, to avoid accidents. ...


Grand Place in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
Grand Place

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  "One of the most beautiful squares in Europe, if not the world." This is the sentence most often heard when the tourists who visit the city of Brussels are asked to describe the city's central square. French speakers refer to it calling it the "Grand Place", while in Dutch is called "the Grote Markt. Tourists today are not the only admire the beauty of this location in Brussels. Archduchess Isabella, daughter of Philip II of Spain wrote about this market d ...


Groeninge Museum in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Groeninge Museum

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
 Groening is a Landmark Museum in Bruges, also called fine arts museum, named after the field where his armies were defeated Flemish king of France in 1302. Museum collection was begun in XVIII century but the building was built between 1929 and 1930. Museum name was given after the street where, in 1302, Flemish army troops defeated French king.     Museum's collection includes works belonging artists who lived or worked in Bruges. Largest artwork in ...


Gruuthuse Museum in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Gruuthuse Museum

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Gruuthuse Museum is the largest complex of museums in Bruges and is located in the house which belonged to Van Gruuthuse Brugghe-van der Aa. Gruut represent a mixture of flavors from which he used to make beer. Present collections of art and antiquities have been started in 1865 by the Archaeological Society in 1955 and Burges, Bruges city council won a collection and expanded.      Sculptural art - the collection consists of objects of di ...


Historical Centre of Bruges in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Historical Centre of Bruges

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Bruges City Centre is part of UNESCO heritage. Historical city center has been carefully built since the Middle Ages and is remarkably preserved today. The city can tell their own story through all the monuments, churches, historic buildings and markets. Bruges site is an example of medieval settlement, which has preserved original buildings of centuries, and Gothic buildings are part of the city identity. As one of the commercial and cultural capitals of Europe, Brugge developed ...


Horta Museum in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
Horta Museum

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  Horta Museum in Brussels is not a traditional museum, in the true sense - a building where objects exposed to attract attention. Horta Museum is a little backwards: it is the museum building itself. Horta Museum was actually the house that Victor Horta built it for himself in late 1890. It is an excellent example of architectural style that made Horta one of Belgium's most respected architects.      Art Nouveau style was very popular in Eu ...


Manneken Pis in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
Manneken Pis

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  On the street called Rue de l'oven / Stoofstraat the Rue du Chene / Eikstraat in the old heart is found one of the strangest sights in Brussels. It is a statue of a naked boy to pee in a fountain, known as the Manneken Pis.      Nobody knows exactly when and why this all too impressive statue became so famous. There are thousands of similar fountains and statues scattered throughout Europe, yet thousands of tourists are rushing to make a p ...


Manneken Pis in Places NOT to visit before you die
Manneken Pis

Places not to visit before you die
  On the street called Rue de l'oven / Stoofstraat the Rue du Chene / Eikstraat in the old heart is found one of the strangest sights in Brussels. It is a statue of a naked boy to pee in a fountain, known as the Manneken Pis.      Nobody knows exactly when and why this all too impressive statue became so famous. There are thousands of similar fountains and statues scattered throughout Europe, yet thousands of tourists are rushing to make a p ...


Palace of the Liberty in The best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
Palace of the Liberty

Best places to visit in Bruges, Belgium
  Liberty Palace Bruges (Landhuis van het Vrije Brugse) took centuries more uses. After construction in 1525, the building was used as the Region Palace and after the second building was in 1725 became the Royal Court. Later the building became a tourist information point. Today, hosting national archive. The most important part of the building, is of course "Aldermann Room" with beautiful fireplace made of different materials: alabaster, marble and wood. ...


Palais de Justice in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
Palais de Justice

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  Palais de Justice is the Supreme Court of Belgium. It is situated in a beautiful area of town, cariterul Saint Gilles, the end of the street called the Avenue Louise. Location enables some stunning panoramic views over the city in the valley. The building provides a view similar to that which can be seen from a high tower guard. This monumental palace project was not welcomed by everyone, is very controversial.      With over 20,000 square ...


St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  This church is located at the boundary between Treurenberg hill town at the bottom and top. Since the early 11th century there was a church here. In 1047, Duke of Brabant, Lambert II, ordered that the relics of Saint Gudula to be moved from St Gorik in downtown Brussels to the new church on the hill Treurenberg. Since then St Michael and St Gudula acquired a greater importance than any other church, Brussels.      Due to the increasing imp ...


Stoclet Palace in Best new sites included in UNESCO patrimony
Stoclet Palace

Best new sites included in UNESCO patrimony
  Stoclet Palace in Brussels dates from 1905 and was built at the request of a wealthy banker and collector, called Adolphe Stoclet. The latter has allowed architect Josef Hoffman free his imagination, who has made a masterpiece of Art Nouveau style, which is in fact the beginning of Art Deco and Modernist movements. ...


The Atomium in The Strangest Sculptures in the World
The Atomium

A sculpture is an art form. Its works have physically material, product volume and three-dimensional shape, placed in real space. The main protagonists of a sculpture are people and wildlife images. The main genres of the sculpture are the portrait, historical, mythological, personal, symbolic, allegorical images, and the figure of animals. The materials used are metal, stone, clay, wood, plaster, and other modern fabrics.

 

The sculpture exists since the ancient times. At that period they represented people and animals. Nowadays, the sculptures are widely used to attract crowds of tourists in each city. That’s why some of them are totally different from the antique sites. They are so strange. They make you to think that the sculptor is totally crazy. But certainly this makes you curious that you want to see the sculpture.

 

There are a lot of monuments and sculptures in the world. But not all of them are worth to be visited or seen, although they represent true masterpieces. They all are made by famous people, sculptors, and painters. But not the name of their builders gives them the fame. It is hard to explain sometimes why a sculpture is the most visited, and another is not considered as the main tourist site. Tourists choose by themselves what should be seen and what should not. According to some statistics, the sculptures that seem to be very strange, gain the love and the attention of the public.

Enjoy your life spending great time admiring the craziest and the strangest sculptures you have ever seen.


If you ever visit Brussels, do not be lazy to go to the 81st tram and get off at the station "Heysel". Here, you will see the majestic statue, a monument to limitless possibilities of peaceful nuclear energy, after a series of similar European structures.This is the symbol of Brussels, the Atomium, a huge, polished model of an iron molecule increased by 165 billion times. ...


The Manneken Pis in The Strangest Sculptures in the World
The Manneken Pis

A sculpture is an art form. Its works have physically material, product volume and three-dimensional shape, placed in real space. The main protagonists of a sculpture are people and wildlife images. The main genres of the sculpture are the portrait, historical, mythological, personal, symbolic, allegorical images, and the figure of animals. The materials used are metal, stone, clay, wood, plaster, and other modern fabrics.

 

The sculpture exists since the ancient times. At that period they represented people and animals. Nowadays, the sculptures are widely used to attract crowds of tourists in each city. That’s why some of them are totally different from the antique sites. They are so strange. They make you to think that the sculptor is totally crazy. But certainly this makes you curious that you want to see the sculpture.

 

There are a lot of monuments and sculptures in the world. But not all of them are worth to be visited or seen, although they represent true masterpieces. They all are made by famous people, sculptors, and painters. But not the name of their builders gives them the fame. It is hard to explain sometimes why a sculpture is the most visited, and another is not considered as the main tourist site. Tourists choose by themselves what should be seen and what should not. According to some statistics, the sculptures that seem to be very strange, gain the love and the attention of the public.

Enjoy your life spending great time admiring the craziest and the strangest sculptures you have ever seen.


The Manneken Pis is one of the most famous attractions of Brussels, located near the Grand Place, at the intersection of Banna and Oak Streets. This is a miniature bronze statue-fountain in the form of a naked boy urinating in the pool.   The history of the statue   ...


The National Botanic Garden of Belgium in The Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in the World
The National Botanic Garden of Belgium

Are you a garden enthusiast?  Do you love to take care of plants, of rare species of trees and to walk through some green exclusive landscapes.?  Botanical gardens are the ideal spot where to enjoy such lovely moments, admiring the spectacular beauty of the Mother Nature. We know that all of us need plants in this world. The botanical gardens are those areas where the nature is protected and well preserved, to keep its original majesty. A garden is a planned and totally controled space, often created outside, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The botanical gardens are those enchanting places which offer a lot of useful information, about their statues, plants, flowers or trees that enchant the guests’ eyes.

The world's most beautiful gardens are veritable tourist attractions and most of them are works of art in the real sense. Fountains, statues, sculptures, rare birds, plants and flowers arranged in a spectacular way - are just some of the most representative words for these gardens. If you want to relax and to take a deep breath of fresh air, than choose to rest yourself in some remarkable and tranquil spaces, designed to appear as fantastic gardens. Every country features its own botanical gardens, which are really picturesque pearls, left to impress the tourists and to relax their mind and soul. Decorated with specific features, beautified by original and notable beauties, the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world will always be great destinations for a silent and pleasant journey. So, do not hesitate and take a look at the most beautiful botanical gardens and choose the next destination for your next holiday, and you will never be disappointed or bored there, as they will leave  only nice impressions and majestic dreams.

 


 The National Botanic Garden of Belgium is one of the world’s largest botanic gardens. The collection of plant that live in the garden give a huge contribution to the botanical and horticultural research, and also  to the education and conservation activities of the splendid garden. The greenhouse with the outdoor collections include together around 25,300 accessions of living plants, comprising about 6% of all kn ...


The Royal Palace in The best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
The Royal Palace

Best places to visit in Brussels, Belgium
  Royal Palace of Brussels is an official royal residence located in the center of the capital of Belgium. Although in the past was used as residence by many kings, today is rarely used by the Belgian royal family who lives in the Royal Castle of Laeken located on the outskirts of Brussels. Royal Palace is located in front of the beautiful Parc Brussels and a market very long even called the Place des Palais or Palace Paleizenplein that separates the park. Nation Palace, which house ...


The Seat of the European Union, Belgium in The Best Parliament Houses in the World
The Seat of the European Union, Belgium

The best government buildings in the world constitute perhaps the most popular and spread images of a country known and recognized throughout the world. These stunning places are the offices of all public meetings and different parliamentary offices. Each country in the world, no matter how big it is has such an unmistakable architectural complex, but only some attract our attention through their beauty and unique architecture. Government buildings play not only a role in the political life of a country, but they are historical monuments too. These majestic structures are a perfect illustration of a country’s heritage. They are a true example of grace and splendor. These are the most admirable government buildings in the world.


The European Union is a West European political and economic organization established under the Treaty of Rome to encourage trade and friendly relations between its member countries and to compete with other major economic powers. The hemicycle of the European Parliament, with a capacity of 750 seats was completed in 1999 and it was created to provide a worthy setting for the mont ...


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