Brussels-Capital Region includes the City of Brussels, Belgium’s capital and largest city, that has become the centre of many international institutions, such as NATO, and also serves as the capital of the European Union.
Brussels (Brussel, Bruxelles) is a very cultural destination, with plenty of art to admire, such as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts (a combination of six museums), and also a must go region for architecture lovers with plenty of historical treasures to contemplate, such as the central square Grand-Place in the city centre, the cathedrals, churches and museums, in a combination with beautiful contemporary buildings and hotels. See for yourself through these live streaming webcams.
Population: More than 1.1 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Schaarbeek / Schaerbeek, Anderlecht, Sint-Jans-Molenbeek / Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Elsene / Ixelles, Ukkel / Uccle
Main attractions: Grand Place (Grote Markt), Mannekin Pis, Saint-Michel Cathedral (Sint-Michiels Kathedraal), Belgian Comic Strip Center, Place Royale (Koningsplein), Belgian Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Atomium, Northern City Center, Mont des Arts, Notre-Dame du Sablon, Parc du Cinquantenaire, Château Royal, Basilique Nationale du Sacré Coeur
Nearest airports: Brussels Airport (BRU — Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal / Aéroport de Bruxelles-National)