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Famous for its chocolate, mediaeval architecture and potent beers, Belgium packs quite a cultural and culinary punch for a country with a relatively compact frame. Brussels, a capital not only for Belgians but the 500 million people that live in Europe, has an appropriately worldly character: spend days touring grand government buildings, Japanese gardens and galleries filled with the work of European masters. Closer to the coast, the port city of Ghent is full of gingerbread-like houses and gothic churches – but it’s also fast becoming a hotspot for innovative restaurants and cool cocktail bars.
Destinations in Belgium
As the de facto capital of Europe, Brussels has a lot to live up to, but it steps into the role of Euro-culture melting pot with architectural, gastronomic and cosmopolitan élan.
Northwest Belgium’s port city Ghent has an impressive mediaeval core that’s dotted with towers and spires, thanks to a handful of imposing cathedrals and the 12th-century Gravensteen castle.
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