- By Kevin
- On Nov 9, 2017
- Travel Tips
It’s known for its grey exterior, but there are hidden idyllic green spots in abundance. Reasons why you should visit Brussels? Typical of Belgian humor, Brussels’s pride and joy is a small statue of a rebellious boy peeing into a water fountain.
Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
The 19th-century flâneur is deeply indebted to Brussels for constructing one of Europe’s first covered shopping arcades. The Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert is split up into three magnificent halls – the King’s Gallery, the Queen’s Gallery, and the Prince’s Gallery – and provides a lush setting for a good window shop.
The newest scion in the Brussels museum family since April 2016, the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art is determined to haul what they’ve dubbed “culture 2.0” out of the shadowy periphery and into the limelight. Located inside the old Bellevue breweries and overlooking the canal, the MIMA showcases everything from graffiti to digital and subculture arts.