|Belgium is a small country with a splendid history, fabulous art and multitude of culture and all of them prove to be much more than several of its bigger and boastful neighbors. Belgian fries, beer and glass along with the multicultural and multilingual society make Belgium an intriguing place. Well known for some most consumable products such as beer, chocolate, and oil paint, Belgium has many a thing it can boast of. Cities like Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent possesses most of the fabulous attractions of Belgium. Exemplary architectures, palatable food, modern entertainment resources and ancient heritage come together in finest combination to impart uniqueness to these cities of Belgium. Some of the most famous attractions in the country are :
Cinquantenaire Museum :
This fantastic museum has a huge collection of artifact. The collection includes the antiques from several continents. National Archeology, European arts and crafts, and facts of non-European civilization are the parts of permanent collection. Gorgeous jewelry and Merovingian civilization's gift of dead funerary are pride of this wonderful treasury.
Grand Place :
The gorgeous Central Square, in Brussels is famous as Grand Place and promises you to offer the finest of country's baroque guildhalls, the best of restaurants and the most popular pavement cafes. You will come across this fantastic place which is interestingly situated at core old town, only when you take the narrow slide alleys approach it. Its intriguing position adds even more of charm to it.
In the heart of Ghentcity, the Gravensteen, also called "Count's castle" is located serves as one of the most famous attractions of Belgium to pay a visit. Equipped with all the features of a splendid fort such as Moat, turret and arrow slits, this castle impresses every visitor with its grandeur. Do try to have the wonderful view from battlements. However, it was known to be fearsome place of power during 12th century. The museum housed by it displays huge swords and gruesome torturing instruments.
Menin Gate :
One of the saddest reminders of Ypres past, Menin Gate, white in color is a huge gate in commemoration of British and Commonwealth troops who lost their lives during World War II