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Written by Chandru on May 19, 2020 Share on

Brussels’ Mesmerizing Mini-Europe

Brussels is the stunning capital city of Belgium and it truly has something for everyone. This is a fascinating place with stunning architecture and fascinating history packed that you can see and experience which is situated in every street and alleyway. It is a multi-layered atmosphere that makes Brussels such a great city to visit and is a perfect way to get into the heart of Western European culture. It’s also the capital of Walking through the city feels like magic as it is also the capital of comic books, fries, beer, waffles, and of course, chocolate!

Brussels
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Mini-Europe

Located at the foot of the Atomium, Mini-Europe was created in 1989 and is the only park where you can have a whistle-stop tour of Europe in a few short hours. A truly unique journey that features 350 monuments and live-action models including the Leaning Tower of Pisa, an erupting Mount Vesuvius, and Big Ben including its famous chimes. Enjoy a stroll taking in the typical atmosphere of the most beautiful towns as some of the models even have moving parts, such as the Thalys train, which travels proudly past the historical monuments, rivers, and streams of Mini Europe.

Mini Europe Brussels
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Most of the buildings located in the miniature, roughly 80 cities in the EU, were financed by their respective countries or regions. It is located alongside an amusement park, a water park, and the Atomium which is one of four attractions at Bruparck. All the miniatures are built in such a way to withstand rain, hail, sunshine, and snow as the entire area is outdoors. Mini Europe has been the center of attraction for all the visitors – right from young children to old age people which offers a soulful experience. It is a must-visit place if you are traveling with your children. It is also one of the best mediums to get them educated about the history of Europe in an interesting way apart from entertaining them.

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Know Before You Go

Brussels Mini Europe is located on tram line 7 or the last stop on metro line 6 called “Heysel”. It is a short walk from where Atomium is located. It is so gigantic that one cannot miss after getting off the tram or metro.

Address:
Mini-Europe
Bruparck
B-1020 Brussels (Laken)

It generally operates from 9:30 am to 6 pm with the last entry at 5 pm but it varies throughout the year. During the summer months of July and August the park closes at the later time of 8 pm with the last entry at 7 pm. You can reserve your place by buying online tickets that you print. This will give you a guaranteed and immediate entry inside avoiding the waiting line.

Mesmerized by the place which offers a glimpse of all important monuments across Europe? Pack your bags and head straight to Brussels to ensure you don’t miss out on the place which has gained a lot of importance since its opening along with your family. With Pickyourtrail, you can plan and customize your itinerary with our Germany packages so that you can miss out on must-see places and visit in a planned manner.

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