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Brussels Christmas Market
Brussels is the administrative centre of European unions and also the capital of Belgium with the largest urban area. It is basically famous for its impressive monuments, lively streets and active culture. Brussels also getting big names for shopping district in the national or international level. Brussels market is the market where one can see cheerful lights, various kinds of stalls, delicious things which really show a true festival atmosphere. Brussels Christmas Market is known as winter wonderland. At present Brussels has got different reputation and image in the whole Europe. In the winters Brussels beats with the rhythm of Plaisirs d’Hiver, Brussels is featured with the magical decor looks like a wonder. It is also divided into 19 municipalities with the responsibilities to its each council.
Christmas Shopping in Brussels For shopping there are gastronomic specialities, handcrafts, unusual stocking fillers. In the year 2010 this Brussels Christmas market will start from the 26th November up to 2nd of January. Because it is also named as shopping district in the Europe here are many shopping opportunities. There are some famous shopping centres in the Brussels
Fort Jaco Shopping Center
Woluwe Shopping Center
Westland Shopping Center
Shopping Center De La Bascule
Basilix Shopping Center
Westland Shopping Maal (it has 140 shops in the mall).
Great nightlife there is a wonder view at night in the Brussels. People enjoy dancing, drinking beers and they always used to go for bars and restaurants at night. The nightlife of Brussels is much enjoyable at the time of Christmas. Trendy Bars and Restaurants For delicious food there are many cafe’s restaurants, and bars. Anyone can enjoy fabulous food in this market. A la mort subite is one of famous bar in the Brussels Christmas market.
Museums and Attractions At the time of Christmas celebrations there are many attractions like exhibitions, festivals, skating rink etc. And this skating link is about 200 foot long which lies at the end of walk route. It has many attractions beside Christmas market like spacious parks, lively squares and medieval streets. This year the ice rink will remain open up to 9th of January. Grand Place is also one of the main attractions in the Brussels, it is the central square of the Brussels surrounded by guildhalls and also called city’s town hall. In every two years in august a flower carpet is set up in the grand place for few days, it covers the whole area which is about 19000 sq ft. It also includes to the beauty of Brussels and attracts large number of visitors.
Weather The climate of Brussels is divided into different parts like warm summer and mild winters. The temperature in the summers may rise up to 30c in the month of July or august and in winters it may go down up to 6c in the month of December and January. Maximum rainfall can be expected in the month of July and snowfall can be expected in the month of December last and January. Anyone can visit Brussels at any time in a year but the time of Christmas is much better to visit because of Brussels Christmas market.
Eurostar Christmas Break to Brussels Brussels is easily access with high-speed Eurostar London Brussels train. If you want to enjoy this year Christmas in Brussels, then avail Eurostar Christmas break offers to Brussels. You can book your Eurostar train tickets + Eurostar hotels deals from £113. You simply need to take high-speed Eurostar London Brussels train from London’s St Pancras International train station and reach Brussels Midi station In record time of 1hr 51min. You can avail given below deals for Chrismas breaks in Brussels
Brussels 3* from £113 pp ( Louise Hotel )
Brussels 4* from £115 pp ( Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie )
Brussels 5* from £123 pp ( Stanhope hotel)
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