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How to see Brussels in 2 Days (Day 1 Itinerary)

How to see Brussels in 2 Days (Day 1 Itinerary)

Flight landed to (BELGIUM) Brussels European Political Hub.. Sounds boring !! There is much more to discover about this beautiful destination. Lets dig out ! How to see Brussels in 2 Days perfectly  ?

Brussels in 2 Days:

On the basis of my visit, I am dividing Brussels into two parts.

  • Central Brussels, it is mainly by Walk, discovering city center, atomium and mini Europe.
  • European Brussels is the part where all museums, parliament European and Park of Brussels.

Brussels Day 1 :

  • Grand Place

It is one of the most spectacular Central squares in Europe. The center have Kings House surrounded by other guildhalls. Each building in symbolized with the business trademark on the top which made this place unique for trading purpose. It is the most visited place in Brussels by tourists.

Brussels in 2 days

 

Tip: Visit Grand Place in morning to feel the market palace and at night to feel the magical royalty of this place.

  • Everard t’Serclaes

Everard momentum is near Grand place area and holds an important history. It is believe touching this momentum will bring good luck to you with a promise to bring you back to Brussels. This momentum will lead you to our next destination.

Brussels in 2 days

  • Manneken Pis

It’s a bronze 61cm long statue which is landmark of Brussels. Manneken Pis is the 3rd famous statue in world. This statue is dressed up on every special occasion. On my visit its naked and Peeing on everyone (Sounds Funny).

Brussels in 2 days

 

  • Grand Arcade / Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert in french is a shopping arcade. A french architecture with a glazed roof top. It’s a long straight market place where you can take break on a rainy day with a waffle and tea or selection of your chocolate.

Brussels in 2 days

  • Atomium

Atomium is the Symbol of Brussels ! It is a mega structure which was constructed as a display project at Expo 1958. These gigantic 9 sphere building offers 360 panoramic view of Brussels. If you are a science lover, visit this place to enjoy the light show inside the escalator.

Brussels in 2 days

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  • Mini Europe

Spend rest of your time exploring Mini Europe ! It’s a fun place for everyone. It is the only park in Europe, which shows 80 cities at a time. Full of Education for children to give them a vibes of different places and culture all around the Europe.

Brussels in 2 days Brussels in 2 days

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End of Day 1 with all the major sightseeing. Mostly things are by walk which I summarized, will give you ease to discover more.  If you have limited time and staying for 24 hours can follow this Itinerary to cover the major sightseeing.

Tip : City sightseeing Brussels is a waste of money and as buses are not frequent and on time (my own experience).

 

>> Click here for Day 2 Excrusion and How to see Brusels in 2 days 

 

 

 

 

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65 Comments

  1. Viveena Rodrigues

    I enjoyed my last visit to Brussels, that square is something – I stood there for an hour admiring the architecture all around 🙂 Love from: http://www.mysnapshotstories.com

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  2. GiGi Eats

    Well, I officially need to put Brussels on my map of places TO GO – looks stunning!

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  3. elizabeth

    Nice pics, I really love this it touched me so deeply.

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  4. The Wildest Tales (www.wildesttales.com)

    I never thought Brussels could be such a nice place to visit! I guess it must be nice to wander around especially when it’s sunny as there is a lot of wonderful architecture to admire!

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  5. Nina Bashaw

    I love to travel but haven’t had the chance to visit Belgium yet. You photos make me want to sit down and plan a trip!

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  6. Shannon

    Great post with some beautiful pictures of stunning architecture. We are planning a trip to Europe next year so i will keep this in mind.

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  7. Anushka

    Sounds like a perfect itinerary specially if I plan to visit Brussels, this would surely be helpful. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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  8. WhodoIdo

    It’s great that you’ve covered the main sights in this guide and can be done in a day. I think I need to make a return trip to Brussels. Great pics! Can’t wait to read part two. : )

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  9. lexiet

    this is nice you got your own iterinary, but yeah I’m a local and I know better which places to visit first 🙂 well you did a good job keep it up.

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    • travelmyjourney

      I won’t challenge locals !! Suggestions are always welcome !!

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  10. ankana silva

    Brussels is one of my favorite cities. So many beautiful architectural corners. Thank you for this guide.

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  11. corinne & kirsty

    Brussels looks like a lovely city! the building are gorgeous and the architecture so typical. I have never been to Belgium let alone Brussels but I would love to visit one day!

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  12. oursamyatra

    Pictures are great and so the content is. love to read the blog. Keep sharing.

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  13. Claudia Krusch

    I would love to go explore Brussels. The Grand Place would be amazing to see in person.

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  14. Denay DeGuzman

    I love this mini travel guide for seeing the best of Brussels in just two days. I’m feeling the wanderlust vibe!

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  15. Heather Johnson

    I never would have thought that Brussels could be such a nice place to visit. Then again, I have sadly never been out of the US. What a great itinerary!

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  16. kristal

    Brussels looks like a fun place to visit. I like a city that you can explore and see a lot within two days.

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  17. Vinil

    That’s a lot of days to cover in a short period of time. But really nice and interesting locations. Thanks for sharing

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  18. Suvarna

    thanks for the info on the city sightseeing. Usually these are so ideal but if the busses are far and few in between it does defeat the purpose. The architecture is as stunning as always.

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  19. Shell

    I love your gorgeous photographs !!! This looks like such an amazing place to visit… I hope to travel here one day 🙂

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  20. Ride Clues

    The guide to travel in 2 days is a good idea, i thought it will take lot of time to travel.

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  21. Madhurima Dutta

    Wow, this is really helpful. I am always lost about how to fit in the important things in a few days, specially when I am travelling for a few days. Thanks 🙂

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  22. Jenny

    That looks like an interesting place to visit. Beautiful architecture. 🙂

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  23. Hra

    Wow i am going to Brussels in March 2018 and just you gave me such a great info 🙂 Thanks !!

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  24. Farah

    This is lovely , I have always wanted to visit Brussels. Looks like you enjoy it.

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  25. Yesh

    Brussels looks amazing – I love the architecture of the buildings and sculptures. So much to do in 2 day seems like such an adventure!

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  26. The Gypsy Gurl

    Brussels is right at top of my bucket list. A lovely post felt like the virtual tour of the city. Thanks for sharing 😊

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  27. lloyd

    Atomium looks awesome! I had no idea you could go in there, i just thought it was art. Grand Place looks stunning to. Nice write up, great work 🙂

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  28. Jessica Taylor

    Brussels looks stunning. I have actually never heard of it until today! Lovely photos!

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  29. Ambuj Saxena

    I had read so much about Brussels being a crucial part of EU. Now i know why it is accorded so much respect! I would love to take a stroll in the Atomium and the Grand Palace looks really grand!

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  30. Marisa

    This place looks amazing, I’d love to visit here one day!

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  31. Ruth I

    Brussels is so lovely I want to visit it one day. I don’t think 2 days will be enough for me, but thank you for showing how beautiful it is.

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  32. Angela Milnes

    That would be a busy two days! Love everything about Brussels!

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  33. Cindy Gordon

    What a beautiful place to visit. I’ve always wanted to see Brussels.

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  34. amit

    Brussels has always been one of those Cities that just keeps escaping me. A friend of mine just recently went had a great time. Reading through this post has made me want jump over the Chanel right this minute haha

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  35. Emely

    Thank you for such a comprehensive guide to Brussels. You make me want to visit there!

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  36. Jona

    I have never been to any European country and Brussels is one of my dream destination. I wish I can go and visit before I turn forty. I still got less than ten years to save.

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  37. Anosa

    Brussels is one of my favorite destinations. The architecture are amazing. I guess I will never get tired of visiting it.

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  38. Elizabeth O

    Wow! This is very nice. So adorable!

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  39. Sharon Chanyau

    Awesome travel guide. Lovely images. Gave me a bit of an idea of what Brussels looks like

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  40. Digital Travel Guru

    I really enjoyed Brussels when I visited, and your pictures brings back memories of my trip. There are some fantastic sights there to see.

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  41. Portia Jones

    What a lovely guide! I haven’t been to Brussels in years. xx

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  42. Madison

    Wow Belgium is so beautiful! My best friend is living there currently, I might have to take a spontaneous trip to see it/her haha.

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  43. Rahat Arora

    Never visited Brussels. Great travel guide. Lovely images. Gave me a bit of an idea

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  44. LaiAriel R. Samangka

    I haven’t been to Brussels and this 2 days itinerary will surely be a big help If I visit this stunning places. I love how you were able to convey your travel experiences into words. Your photos are also amazing!

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  45. Rain

    look at all that amazing architecture. Wow. It looks so beautiful. Kudos for condensing it to two days. I could spend 2 whole days just admiring one building.

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  46. Patricia-Ann Que

    never been to Brussels but always wanted too and reading your article just re affirms that i should soon especially now that there is a ready made itinerary! http://www.crayonized.com

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  47. Jennifer L

    omg I feel like you’d need a month to see a fraction of brussels. Looks absolutely incredible! First on my list would be to see the Grand place with its architecture.

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  48. Amber

    What a great resource for info on Brussells!

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  49. Ron Leyba

    This is such an amazing itinerary. Thanks for sharing, might be helpful soon!

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