Five Major Tourist Destinations in Belgium
To the attraction of national and international travelers, there are various tourist destinations in Belgium. Five of the major tourist destinations in Belgium are briefly described here.
Capital of Antwerp province, Antwerp is a well developed city. There is Antwerp International Airport. Number of transportation facilities is available here besides bus and tram. Two railway stations are there in Antwerp. You can visit Plantin Moretus Museum which is dedicated to the printing. Besides this, you can enjoy visiting Antwerp Zoo, the Cathedral of Our Lady, Royal Museum of Fine Arts and Plantin Moretus Museum. Shopping Streets of Meir is for those travelers who enjoy shopping.
Belgium’s capital Brussels is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Europe. There major attractive spots for travelers in Brussels like The Ommegang, theAtomium, The Manneken Peas, the Flower Carpet, Toone Theatre, Bruparck and Mini Europe are the other popular tourist places spread over to Brussels. Located at Heysel in Brussels is Bruparck where you can enjoy luxurious Belgian Village housing cafés and restaurants. Europe’s biggest movie complex Kinepolis is also located in Bruparck.
Ghent which is located at the cross-section of Europe’s two main highways E40 and E17, is one of the most famous tourist destination in Belgium. For traveler’s attraction there are World’s most famous museums like the Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Stdelijk Museum and the Designmuseum etc. Major attraction for foreign travelers is the nightlife of Ghent.
Leige is another most popular tourist destination in Belgium. There are number of sites of historical importance in the city of Leige like Citadel, Mosan Art and Curtius Museum. There is Saint Paul Cathedral in the city which must be visited by the tourist.
Bruges is another most popular holiday destination in Belgium which is situated in the northwestern part of the country. Bruges contains immense historical heritage. UNESCO has declared Bruges as World Heritage Site. You will find amazing mediaeval architecture in Bruges which can be experienced in the sculpture of Madonna and child and the Church of Our Lady. There are some most famous buildings in Bruges like Beguinage, Bascilica of the Holy Blood and Old St. John Hospital etc.