Welcome to Brussels, the capital of the Kingdom of Belgium and of Europe. It is the heart of the European Union. You are less than two hours by train from London, Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne. Have you noticed that various languages are spoken here? That's not a coincidence. After all, you're in the most cosmopolitan city in Europe. A city that is alive both day and night. You can attend more than 23,000 cultural events every year.
Brussels is a city on a human scale. A compact city that you can easily cross on foot, by bike, with the bus, the tram or the metro. Be sure to meet the people of Brussels. You’ll notice that they are friendly and hospitable. Perhaps they're a little bit atypical, but then again, Brussels is the capital of Surrealism, comic books, Art Nouveau, chocolate and beer.
Explore our city. Discover the most beautiful square in the world and thousands of secret spots. And don't forget to indulge in some good food. After all, it’s part of the tradition here. Did you know that half of Brussels is made up of parks and gardens? That life is cheaper here than in most other capitals? You'll soon find out, because Brussels is a city where everyone feels at home.