Boy and girl from Brussels
• Boy and girl from Brussels
Belgium was the last country of the three monarchical states of Benelux, as well as the last of the nine countries bordering with Germany, where I was not. In Brussels, you can enjoy amazing waffles, find exquisite chocolates, walk the corridors Evaroparlamenta, climb the giant crystal lattice of atoms find outstanding urban parts, try several hundreds of beers to be drunk pink elephants, as well as see the Manneken Pis and the girl ...
Before I show funny statues, fountains, offer leisurely stroll through the Belgian capital.
The Belgians love waffles. Well, and now I really like Belgian waffles. This wafer costs 5 euros, without all - 1
One of the stages of production.
In Brussels, an immense amount of chocolate shops.
Sweets for everyone.
The shop of a famous chocolatier.
Other showcases and products under the tapestry.
The central square once a year becomes the most beautiful in Europe. Chances are greeted with a giant carpet pictures of flowers? In winter, all gray, but still nice.
Quota sculpture for making wishes.
In the past, in all these buildings housed various guilds.
Brussels always wanted to be more beautiful than Paris and around to compete with it.
Asymmetric Town Hall. Count the number of arches on the right and left of the center of the tower base. Both the main entrance with respect to the tower is not located in the center.
Earlier houses had no numbers, people relied on the name of the building. "The house with the horn" (look at the nameplate):
of Brussels like to rebuild their city. He was not bombed as, for example, Berlin. Old neighborhoods and areas completely and deliberately chaotic demolished for the construction of new ones. This process even has its own name - brusselization.
City for the most part business. They say that Christmas is here, even falling hotel prices, due to the fact that all are leaving.
Here, as in Strasbourg, located europarliamentary institutions. In Brussels, for the benefit of Europe has about forty thousand people.
In Brussels, Belgium, and in all the two main languages: French and Flemish.
The red bicycle path.
The descent into the subway.
On the display you can see on some stations are currently in train. Very good!
You can shout?
Tanks for glass.
One of the main hotels of the city where celebrities stop. Previously, there was a prison, and one night it slept Karl Marx.
Belgium - the birthplace of the Smurfs. They came up and drew the Belgian artist Pierre Kyullifor (fr. Pierre Culliford).
One of the new cultural characteristics of Belgium and a great passion inhabitants - comics.
Another Belgian brewed hundreds of different beers.
A little about the clinical manifestations of delirium tremens. The nature of the hallucinations is very different. You can "dopilsya as hell", "... to the white bunks" and in Brussels - "... to pink elephants!"
A few more photos.
Oh, and finally, the bronze statue-fountain boy and less well-known statue of girls, gender equality symbol (located at the end of a dead-end alley of Allegiance at Impasse de la Fidélité 12, 1000City of Brussels, Belgium).