Are you looking for a holiday or a sightseeing in Belgium? We will introduce you to them today. Perhaps we don’t even have to mention the capital Brussels, which you should not miss.
Waterloo was made famous by Napoleon Bonaparte who spent the last battle here, where he was definitively defeated and then taken to the island of St. Helena where he died in 1821. Apart from being a tourist town, you won’t really see much of it in Waterloo. If you are lucky, you will come across a show in period costumes and costumes. Entrance to the museum and the hike up the hill is charged, if you do not want to walk up the stairs, you can stop at the pub.
Ghent is a student town where you will definitely not be bored. There is no overcrowding, a lot of tourists and poor neighborhoods. In the center of town you will find many bars, restaurants and there is the opportunity to visit the music festival. Ideal is a walk along the canal which is beautifully lit in the evening. Be sure not to miss a tour of Gravensteen Castle and churches such as St. Nicolas or St. Bavo.
You may have been interested in Gravensteen Castle in the previous article. Gravensteen is open all year round for 8 euros for adults, 6 euros for people aged 19 to 26, up to 19 years free admission. There is a large exhibition of torture instruments, from shackles and mittens to devices that will chill your back. In the entrance hall there are many showcases with knight’s armor, swords, bows, daggers, firearms, in short, with everything that the knights of the time dressed for battle.
Belgium’s largest port in Antwerp is a shopping center. You will find a lot of fashionable clothing brands here, so mainly ladies will enjoy it here. Shopping in Antwerp is more enjoyable than in Brussels, because you have everything in one place. When you get tired of clothes, look at diamonds and jewelry. Either to the shops, or at least to the museum. You can refresh yourself in one of the pubs, where sometimes even Pilsner beer is drafted. And for culture, head to the square planted with old merchant houses, which is dominated by a statue of the painter P. P. Rubens. Antwerp also has the tallest Belgian cathedral. Buy from us.