Are you looking for historic spots, museums, nature walks, concerts, festivals, brasseries, restaurants, parks, and so on? Martin’s Hotels will be happy to make a selection of the tourist attractions and the best addresses in your hotel’s neighbourhood.
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Brussels by bike!
Discover Brussels by bicycle
Go off the beaten track by cycling in Brussels and explore the capital's many different sides.
MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCES - ROYAL BELGIAN INSTITUTE OF NATURAL SCIENCES
A great day out, naturally!
A natural must-see for children and adults. Meet the famous Bernissart Iguanodons in the largest Dinosaur Gallery in Europe. Learn about the human body and how it evolved in the Gallery of Humankind and go back in time in the Gallery of Evolution.
KANAL - Centre Pompidou
13 MONTHS OF EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS BEFORE CONVERSION WORK BEGINS
Before it becomes the largest cultural institution in Brussels, with 35,000 m2 devoted to artistic
Brussel, capital of Europe
Have you ever wondered what was going on in the buildings of the European Quarter? Are you curious to know how the European Commission and Parliament operate? We offer you a free guided walk through the institutions every Sunday at 10am! This guided tour is a unique opportunity to discover the European institutions.
The European district
Brussels is the capital of Europe and has developed an entire district that promotes the interests of the old continent. Between the Wetstraat, the Belliardstraat and the Robert Schumanplein the imposing offices stand next to each other
The European Parliament's Visitors' Centre.
Experience the European Parliament as never before. At our Visitors' Centre in Brussels, children and adults alike get to discover in a refreshingly new way more about the institution that represents them.
House of European History
A place to debate, question and reflect on Europe’s history
From myths and discoveries to the chaos and cohesion of the 20th century, the House of European History will take visitors on a journey along the path of Europe’s history and challenge them to contemplate its future.
Jubel Park Museum – Royal Museum for Art and History
The Jubel Park Museum takes you on a voyage along several continents, from pre-history into the 19th century. The collections are presented along four themes
More than 250 vehicles of various origins illustrate the spectacular development of vehicles over more than a century.
Most of the cars on display at Autoworld come from the Mahy Collection revered by connoisseurs everywhere as it is one of the biggest in the world comprising around 1000 vehicles.
Discover the railway world of yesterday, today and tomorrow
We are not just another railway museum; we are more of a train opera. Visit us and spend an unforgettable day in the Train World universe.
Dive into the history of a small country, Belgium. Belgium is more than fries, beer and chocolate. Discover the country through themes such as prosperity, migration, democracy, language and
The Grote Markt of Brussels
The Grote Markt – the central square of the City of Brussels – is recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Known worldwide for its beautifully decorated buildings,
The Sint-Michiels and Sint-Goedele cathedral
The Sint-Michiels and Sint-Goedele cathedral stands on top of a hill in the centre of Brussels. Built in Gothic style, there are still Romanesque vestiges
The Warandepark – or the Park of Brussels – was once a ducal hunting ground. It lies directly in front of the Royal Palace and is now the stage for dozens of cultural activities
Museums for Fine Arts – Museum voor Oude Kunst
The Museum voor Oude Kunst exhibits an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures and drawings that date from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
Museums for Fine Arts – The Fin-de-Siècle Museum
Brussels’ Fin-de-Siècle Museum will open its doors in December 2013, replacing the Museum for Modern Art. It takes you on a voyage of discovery of the art societies that lie at the basis of the Société libre des Beaux-Arts
The Magritte Museum
The Magritte Museum has taken up residence in the “Hotel Altenloh” of the Royal Museums for Fine Arts. The collection counts more than 200 masterpieces by Magritte
MIMA the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art Museum
The MIMA is situated on the remarkable site of the former brewery Belle-Vue beside the canal in the center of Brussels. The MIMA is a new museum with an international vocation that advances contemporary, accessible and viral creations such as Street Art.
MIM – the Musical Instruments Museum
The MIM lets you admire 1,200 musical instruments in the former Old England warehouse, which was completely built in Jugendstil (Art Nouveau).
Manneken Pis is also called the Brussels ketje. Your stay in Brussels is only complete after a visit to Manneken Pis. A true Belgian reference, his wardrobe includes more than 654 suits,
The Grote Zavel
The Grote Zavel is a square with exceptional architectural value. The majority of the buildings date from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
Vossenplein, the Marollen
The Vossenplein lies in the middle of the Marollen, the working-class district of Brussels. This authentic pleasant square is known especially for the flea market, which is installed there every morning.
The Belgian Comic Strip Centre
The Belgian Comic Strip Centre is housed in a splendid art nouveau building that was designed by Victor Horta. The Comic Strip Centre is devoted to the most famous characters of the Belgian comic strip, such as Tintin
The Horta Museum
The Horta Museum is part of the UNESCO world heritage and offers a wonderful overview of the work of this art-nouveau artist. The museum is accommodated in a house that Horta designed himself and in which he lived for a time.
The Sint-Goriks Halls
The Sint-Goriks Halls are located a short walking distance from the Stock Exchange. The halls are now used as an exhibition space, totally devoted to life in Brussels and the Brussels heritage.
The Atomium was built for the World Fair of 1958. It represents the nine atoms of an iron molecule and is 102 meters high. You can see a permanent exhibition there about the building industry
Located at the foot of the Atomium, MINI-EUROPE is the only park where you can have a whitlestop tour around Europe in a few shorthours. A truly unique voyage ! Stroll amid the typical ambiance
Belgium's No. 1 water park
Océade is the most exhilarating water park in Brussels as we are the No. 1 in water slides in Belgium. Immerse yourself and your family & friends in our unforgettable water park with its numerous slides. Our park features no less than 6 thrilling chutes that result in 10 water slides.
Shopping in Brussels
You can enjoy shopping in Brussels. Let yourself be surprised by the chocolatiers, the book shops and the cafés in the Sint-Hubertus galleries.
Marketing in Brussels
The Zuidmarkt is held every Sunday morning at the Brussels South Station. Scores of exotic market vendors offer their wares: an exquisite range of fruits, vegetables and spices.
Cinemas in Brussels
Brussels has a large offering of cinemas, including the THX halls of large groups like UGC or Kinepolis, as well as smaller cinemas with a more small-scale programme. The Cinebel website gives you an overview.