Brussels is also known as the Brussels Capital Region in Belgium. Everyone in Brussels used to speak Dutch, however late in the 19th century, people began to speak French instead. The weather in Brussels is cool year-round and it rains more often than not.
There are numerous architectural styles in Brussels including Gothic, Baroque, Louis XIV and postmodern. The Grand Palace is the most visited attraction in the city and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. The Grand Palace is considered a square which also holds the Flamboyant Town Hall, the Breadhouse, the guildhalls, the Palace of Justice, the Royal Palace and the St, Michael and Gudula Cathedral.
There are more than 80 museums in Brussels including the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, the Magritte Museum, the BELvue Museum, the Royal Museums of Art and History and the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History.
Belgian food is amazing and there are too many restaurants to count in Brussels. A few of the favorite local foods include waffles, chocolate, French fries and Belgian beers. Neuhaus, Leonidas and Godiva are all chocolatier companies that are located in Brussels.
Brussels is a place to visit just for the food and beer. When a person adds in all of the historical attractions that the city has to offer, they will have found the perfect destination for their travels.