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Brussels the Capital of Belgium

The capital of Belgium is Brussels, and coincidently (even though it's not official) it is known as the capital of the EU. It is a cultural heaven, so many ex-pats, and several fusions of cultures make Brussels, the most diverse place in Europe.

Fun things to do in Brussels today


Weekend City Breaks
Heritage & Culture
Foodie heaven


The Grand Place, Brussels
Manneken Pis (bronze statue)
Brussels City Museum
The Cinquantenaire Park

Travelling to Brussels

How to get there?

  • You can Fly to Brussels Airport BRU – Easiest

  • You can travel by train to Brussels Midi ( the Mian train station) – Relaxing

  • You can also drive by catching a ferry to cross the channel – Fun

The Capital of Belgium with more than 108 languages


The official language of Belgium - architecture building inspired by its diverse culture
Explore Brussel’s Notre Dame Du Sablon
Exonym of Belgium represented by the flag of belgium

Things to do in Brussels

bernardo-lorena-ponte-The Atomium, Brussels


Brussels is the capital of Belgium. Based in the central part of the country it is ideally located and easily accessible for Belgians and Europeans to travel and commute to.

Brussels is the most densely populated and the richest region in Belgium in terms of GDP. It is also the headquarters of the European Union and NATO.

This makes it one of the most multicultural zones in Europe, with literally everything at your fingertips to accommodate your every need.

If you can imagine 108 languages with over 120 nationalities located in one city, aging, coming together for a 30-year period. It has created mini-communities throughout the city.  So you can always find things to do in Brussels every weekend. 

Its probably one of the few places in the world where you can eat Ghanian cuisine for lunch and Nordic fish for dinner, equally authentic and run by those respective nationalities. 

Whether you’re looking to organize a weekend trip or working in the Eurozone for a few days, The city has literally something to do for everyone.

Belgium Capital of Culture

Brussels is a very lively city. People of all ages and nationalities come together to enjoy its great outdoor festivals throughout the year.

There are so many fun things to do in Brussels all the time, events are organised hourly and they are so diverse. Because of the political significance of the capital of Belgium and the EU. In the city, you are never short of seeing something new every week. 

There are way too many options to list them all on here, but here are some of the ones our Culture Moodie experts have really enjoyed over the years: Jazz Marathon, Fête de la Musique, Eat!

Brussels is known for its cuisine and gastronomic offer (including its local waffle, its chocolate, its French fries and its numerous types of beers), as well as its historical and architectural landmarks; some of them, are registered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Brussels!

Welcome to the foodie heaven – Brussels is a well-known city for its beer, waffles, French fries and chocolate! This beautiful city is not only the gourmet capital it’s also the capital of Europe, EU institutions like the European Commission, the European Council, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament calls Brussels “home”.

Eager to find out more fun facts about Brussels, keep reading!

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Brussels the Capital of Belgium

One place you must visit in Brussels

The Marolles is known for being the most authentic neighborhood. Here you’ll hear people speaking the local dialect and find the oldest bars in town, plenty of street art and a flea market

Belgium - BE - The Country of Northwestern Europe

Culture Moodie

A dive into Belgian Culture

Must SEE places in Brussels

Tourism & Landmarks in Brussels

Things to do in Brussels this weekend

Bozar, Flagey & Jeu de balle flea market


How much is a home?

The average price of a home in Brussels is €300,000 Euro

In Brussels, the average gross salary is 3,510 Euro. The median salary is 3,100 euros gross. 

Tips for Influencers in Brussels

Mini-Europe has miniature versions of Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower & the Cathedral Santiago de Compostela—Scaled to a ratio of 1:25.

The capital of Belgium, Brussels is a city for Culture lovers, like Culture Moodie.

Another cool thing to do is to stay on top of all the local events. Brussels is a city that has non-stop events and culture running through it daily. You can easily make your videos and pictures stand out by hijacking a cultural event in Brussels.

So whether you’re Lining up plans in Brussels-capital-region? or if you’re a local, new in town, or just passing through, you’ll be sure to find something to enjoy in the capital city.

Things to do in Brussels on a weekend trip


Europe’s oldest shopping arcades, the “Galeries St Hubert”, was opened in 1847 in Brussels. Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert is still one of the most visited spots in the city.


It is foodie heaven, you will not stay hungry here that’s for sure. Brussels has it all, from the fast options to special fine dining experiences. Brussels has 138 restaurants per square mile

Fun Times

Did you know that comic heroes, like Tin Tin, Lucky Luke, Gaston, Gil Jourdan and Marsupilami are “Belgians”? Belgians are paying tribute to them throughout the city.

Where to eat in Brussels

Brussels has 138 restaurants per square mile, so you can literally eat anywhere.

In Brussels you can find a host of different cuisines that cater to almost every dietary requirement in most restaurants. 

Tips for what to do in Brussels at night

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Most frequent questions and answers
Top 5 Things to do in Brussels in 1 Day
  1. Grand Place or Grote Markt. 
  2. City Museum and the Brussels Town Hall. 
  3. Take a horse carriage ride at the Central Square.
  4. Eat some waffles at Maison Dandoy. 
  5. Try some Belgian fries & beer

Brussels is a big city, yet very intimate. It is undiscovered in places and culture. Because It is an easily walkable city, with evenly spaced walkways and simple directions it makes discovering to so much fun.

Brussels is famous for its history and medieval architecture. The Grand Place is one of the examples of History and incredible buildings in Brussels. 

Brussels is excellent for shopping, It has a row of all the designer and boutique brands on the main boulevard. You’ll find everything you could wish for! The city has many neighbourhoods, each with their own vibe. 

The diversity in Brussels, has made English the universal language in the city. it’s a safe call to start a conversation in English. Although most of the residents in Brussels are francophones, Brussels is officially bilingual, with street signs in both French and Dutch.

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