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This cosmopolitan city that loves good food lives life its way and expresses itself in a style very much its own: sometimes rebellious and mischievous, sometimes thoughtful and composed, but always very likeable.

Despite its European dimension and all the different languages spoken on the corner of every street, Brussels is still inspired by a very "village-like" spirit. Of course, it's well known for its Grand-Place, its Atomium, its Manneken-Pis, its Gueuze and its Kriek, its waffles and its chocolates... (don't miss them!). But, just one tip: take the time, too, to soak up the very special atmosphere of its many different districts. Take a stroll to Rue Dansaert, Halles Saint-Géry and Place Sainte-Catherine. Head for Saint-Boniface, Châtelain or Flagey... You'll discover a Brussels that's in the spirit of the times, a capital that's relaxed and comfortable, as much in its history as in its present-day reality. Very fashionable. Very designer. Very creative.

In other words, to put it in a nutshell, just relish Brussels, a fine and beautiful city to explore and discover...

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Transport in Brussels

Public transport

Most public transport in the Brussels-Capital Region is organized by the STIB (Société des Transports intercommunaux bruxellois).
The network includes metro lines, which connect the eastern and western districts of the city. Pre-metro lines (trams in the tunnels) complete the metro service. A great many metro lines also have above ground bus and tram connections.
Timetables: 6 a.m. - midnight - consult the timetables shown at the stops.

STIB offices

Koningsstraat / Rue Royale 76 | 1000 Brussels
Info :  070 23 2000
Open from Monday to Friday: 8a.m. - 7p.m. Saturday : 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Check STIB's website -
Upload the app
Maps of the network are available free of charge from the information service at the metro stations

Brussels Taxi Companies:

  • Autolux : Tel. (0)2 411 41 42
  • Taxis Bleus : Tel. (0)2 268 00 00
  • Taxis Orange : Tel. (0)2 349 43 43
  • Taxis Verts : Tel. (0)2 349 49 49

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