Located in southeast Brussels near the Sonian Forest, Lake Genval is a beautiful lake for leisure, recreation and romance. This picturesque lake in the heart of Brussels attracts people to marvel at its beauty, wildlife and plants. With its famous fountain, Lake Genval is a breathtaking destination to relax to the sound of the water in the summer. Around the lake are beautiful houses from the Belle Epoque - "Beautiful Era" - a period in European social history from the late 19th century to WWI characterized by optimism and discovery. One of these magnificent houses is Chateau du lac (Castle of the Lake), a five-star hotel and spa with breathtaking lake views.
One of hottest shopping and dining areas of Brussels, Avenue Louise features many international designer shops and trendy fashion boutiques - from Gucci to Prada and Louise Vuitton. One of one of the oldest thoroughfares Brussels, Avenue Louise is lined with prestigious shops clustered around the large department store Innovation. Lined with fashion and flavor, Avenue Louise is home to many hip cafes, restaurants, bars, and clubs.
Designed in 1862 by German architect Edouard Keilig,Bois de la Cambre is a beautiful urban park on the edge of the Sonian Forest in South Brussels, Belgium. The park features beautiful English-style gardens, with trees and bushes planted to intimate the randomness of nature, as well as a small lake with an island, called Robinson's island, which you can get to on the electric ferry. With its beautiful green spaces, Bois de la Cambre is the favorite parks for leisure activities in Brussels. Children can ride the ponies of the Brussels Poney Club.
The beautiful center square of Brussels, Grand Place is a symbol of the eclectic blend of architectural and artistic styles that characterizes the culture of Brussels. A UNESCO World Heritage, Grand Place is surrounded by stunning building, baroque and gothic halls, and the remarkable Brussels Town Hall, dating from the late 17th century. The architecture is a vivid illustration of social and cultural life of this significant political and commercial center. Known as Grote Market, the surrounding streets is a market lined with vendors and merchants. Every second August, the amazing square is filled with a million begonias in a stunning pattern. The square hosts many concerts throughout the year. Sit down at outside cafes and chocolatiers and enjoy Belgium's beer and chocolate.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Horta Museum is dedicated to the work of Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta. Housed in Horta's former house and atelier (1898) in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles, the museum features stunning Art Nouveau interiors with a permanent display of art objects, furniture, and utensils designed by Horta, as well as documents related to his life. The museum also presents temporary exhibitions related to Horta and his art. Designed by Victor Horta, Maison Horta features his revolutionary Art Nouveau architecture of the late 19th century. Visit www.hortamuseum.be