Culture and traditions

Brussels for free: enjoy what the city offers without paying

Brussels It is the capital of Belgium and a city very rich in tourist attractions related to culture. Brussels It is a relatively expensive destination with comparable prices to travel to London, however, here are some destinations visit in Brussels for free.

Brussels Cathedral The Brussels Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula, was inaugurated at the beginning of the 15th century and is located in the central station of Brussels. Guided tours of the Brussels Cathedral take place from Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 18:00 hours; Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and, on Sundays from 08:30 to 14:00 hours. Sometimes concerts are held on weekends that are also free.

Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History. The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History is dedicated to the history and evolution of the Belgian army being inaugurated in 1923. In the museum we can see a wide variety of tanks, weapons, uniforms, airplanes, and others, of the militia from the country. The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History can be visited for free from Tuesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 16:45 hours (closes from 12:00 to 13:00 hours).

European Parliament. The European Parliament is the body that represents the citizens of the European Union being a body of supranational nature. The European Parliament has free guided tours from Monday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Fridays it has a single guided tour at 10:00 a.m.

Manneken Pis. Located in the historic center of Brussels, we will find the Manneken Pis. The Manneken Pis is the statue of the “child who urinates” that is of a bronze and a little more than fifty centimeters. The Manneken Pis is one of the symbols of Brussels and one of the main tourist attractions of the city that we can visit for free.

Grand Place Located in the center of the city, the Grand Place is the financial and commercial heart of Brussels and a destination that every traveler should visit when traveling to Brussels to get closer to the lifestyle of this country.

The Sacred Heart Basilica. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is an Art Deco church that is located in the municipality of Koekelberg and is within the ranking of the ten largest churches in the world.

Finally, it is important to note that Brussels main museums They offer their visitors the possibility to visit them for free on Wednesdays.

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