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Best things to do in Laeken

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Monument / Landmark
“One of Brussels main symbols - the more than 100m high structure in the shape of the iron atom was build for the 1958 World Expo in Brussels and supposed to last a year. It is still standing and is the equivalent of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Restaurant with great views on the top floor. Book well in advance.”
117local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Emblème de l'exposition internationale de Bruxelles en 1958. Emblem of the international exhibition of Brussels in 1958”
55local recommendations
Theme Park
“MINI-EUROPE is the only park where you can visit the whole of Europe in a couple of hours. A truly unique voyage ! Stroll amid the typical ambiance of the most beautiful towns of the Old Continent.”
30local recommendations
Church
“Eglise monumentale art déco début du 20° siècle. Possibilité de prendre un ascenseur pour les toits. Vue panoramique de Bruxelles exceptionnelle!! Church monumental Art Deco early 20th century. Opportunity to take an elevator to the roof. panoramic view of Brussels outstanding !!”
38local recommendations
Park
“This a Japanese museum close to us with a beautiful Japanese tower from the 19th century bought by the king of Belgium from the emperor of Japan sometime at the end of the 19th century!”
11local recommendations
Museum
“First house from the Art Nouveau architect Horta. You must visit of course the Horta museum in Ixelles, but in Schaerbeek you can visit Maison Autrique where the architect lived himself. ”
14local recommendations
Soccer Stadium
“The King Baudouin Stadium (French: Stade Roi Baudouin, Dutch: Koning Boudewijnstadion) is a sports ground in north-west Brussels, Belgium. It was inaugurated on 23 August 1930.”
10local recommendations
Park
“*PARK OF LAEKEN* The monument of the Dynasty, in Gothic style and set up in memory of King Leopold I is not the only interesting thing of the park, that is integrated between the Avenue du Parc Royal and the Avenue Jules Van Praet. Numerous trees can be found here like chestnut-trees, rowan trees, purple beeches,... Some of them are more than 100yr”
12local recommendations
History Museum
“La visite gourmande émoustille les sens et la curiosité des amoureux du chocolat. Accompagnée par nos audioguides en 7 langues, et une version pour enfants (en 3 langues: FR, NL, UK). Ouvert : du mardi au dimanche. Jour de fermeture : le lundi (lundis fériés ouverts). Semaine : de 9h à 18h From bean to bar, an interactive expérience, accessible to everyone. Accompanied by our audioguides in 7 langages with a children’s version in 3 languages (FR, NL, EN), our gourmet tours will stimulate the senses and curiosity of all chocolate lovers. Open: Tuesday to Sunday. Closing day: Monday (public holiday Mondays open). Week: from 9h to 18h - Weekend and public holidays: 10h to 18h - Last entry: 17h”
4local recommendations
Art Museum
“Plasticarium - biggest collection of plastic design objects in the world + temporary expo to combine with visit of the Atomium. You won't be disappointed.”
4local recommendations
Event Space
“Expositions, fairs, Couleur Café festival, restaurant. The newly landscaped park opened recently to the public.”
22local recommendations
Bar
“A real beer heaven on a lovely avenue, built in the same era as our avenue in the time of the bourgeois expansion of Schaerbeek. Always some lovely beer on tap and many treasures to discover in bottle.”
12local recommendations
Event Space
“Tour & Taxis is a large formerly industrial site. The site is composed of large warehouses and offices surrounding a former train station and its spacious central hall. The buildings on the site are made of brick, glass and wrought iron, examples of the quality of 19th-century architecture. Though it was long disused following its loss of importance as a shipping and customs hub, the site has now been partially restored, and is now used for large cultural events.”
8local recommendations
Premise
“Royal Palace including royal green houses. Theyare only open 1 month a year to the public. Be sure to see it if they are open.”
15local recommendations
Museum
“If you are interested in a very comprehensive retrospective on the life of Rene Magritte this is the best museum in the world to visit. It has photos, newspaper clippings, paintings, drawings and so much more. Plan on spending a few hours.”
9local recommendations
Event Space
“Every year, BRUSSELS EXPO hosts 60 exhibitions and 90 events. Perhaps you will be attending one of our next events? www.brusselsexpo.be”
15local recommendations