The Magnificent Brussels Hôtel de Ville

Brussels Hotel de Ville

BRUSSELS' HOTEL DE VILLE IS THE MOST MAGNIFICENT BUILDING ON THE GRAND PLACE: There are many great buildings on Brussels' Grand Place, but none beats the magnificence of the Hôtel de Ville (Brussels Town Hall or Stadhuis in Dutch). This Gothic building from the Middle Ages is one of Belgium's … [Read more...]

Atomium – A Futuristic Brussels Icon

Atomium

BUILT FOR EXPO 58, THE ATOMIUM IS JUST AS POPULAR TODAY: One of the more unique landmarks of Brussels is the Atomium, a 102-metre high steel-clad structure that marks the city's skyline. The Atomium represents the atoms of an iron crystal enlarged 165 billion times over. Made up of nine spheres … [Read more...]

Gare de Lyon – France’s Third Busiest Railway Station

Gare de Lyon

GARE DE LYON WAS BUILT FOR THE WORLD EXPOSITION OF 1900: Gare de Lyon, in the 12th arrondissement, is one of the six main terminus railway stations in Paris. Built for the World Exposition of 1900, the architecture of the building reflects the building style of the period, with a huge clock tower … [Read more...]