In Brussels, the capital of Belgium, the City and the Region joined to promote tourism.
The tourist information desk VisitBrussels (formerly Brussels International - Tourism and Congress) is situated in:
- the Rue Royale, in the BIP offices [plan]
- the City Hall on the Grand-Place of Brussels [plan]
- the Bruxelles-Midi (Brussel Zuid) train station [plan]
The official site of VisitBrussels offers lots of information about: what to discover, how to eat, to go out or to find accommodation in Brussels. You can also find a schedule there.
Map of Brussels
An online city map of Brussels contains all services and tourist attractions and museums of the City:
Attention: city maps, brochures and guides in paper are available at the tourist information offices.
Map with tourist information offices in Brussels
Next video of Brussels as a tourist destination with images of popular sights, events, museums,... contains no comment but text in English:
Tourists can fill in the satisfaction survey of VisitBrussels to assess Brussels as a tourist destination.
BIP - Brussels Info Place
Rue Royale 2-4
1000 Brussels [plan]
Tel. : 02 513 89 40
Fax : 02 513 83 20
Closing period : 1 January and 25 December
1000 Brussels Tel. : 02 513 89 40
Fax : 02 513 83 20
Closing period : 1 January, 25 December
Watch the time-lapse videos of the Grand-Place in 2014, both day and night. The videos were made with one shot of the webcam each day in 2014.
This map shows ATMs or cashpoints on the territory of the City of Brussels. Where to find banks for cash withdrawals in Brussels? If you click the places, the bank office and address will be shown.
A virtual visit of Brussels is available at the website bruxelles.arounder.com. The website worked together with the BITC, the Brussels regional tourist office.
In Belgium, a trader can only sell products under the name 'sales' ('solden' in Dutch, 'soldes' in French) twice a year. Both periods of sales are determined by law. The first period begins on 3 January and ends on 31 January 2015.
From Thursday 5 to Monday 9 February 2015, from 10 am to 6 pm, in Brussels Expo.
Brussels Beach (Bruxelles les Bains) opens its urban beach from 3 July to 9 August 2015, from Tuesday till Sunday, at the Quai des Péniches near the Place Sainctelette.
From 13 to 16 August 2015, from 10 am to 10 pm, at the City Hall of Brussels and the Grand-Place.
The City Hall, remarkable both by its architectural wealth and by its political and social meaning, has some amazing paintings, sculptures, art objects and Brussels tapestries.
Open every day from 10 am till 5 pm. Visits by appointment.