The Atomium is the national symbol of Belgium. It was built for the 1958 World's Fair, the first after World War 2. Its design represents a unit cell of an iron crystal, with 9 balls or circles depicting the 9 atoms of an iron crystal.
The Cathedral of St Michael and St Gudula is one of the most important visits in Brussels given its status as the main Catholic church in Belgium.
The Grand Place (French) or Grote Markt (Dutch) is the central square of Brussels, Belgium. It is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in Brussels, and is also considered one of the world's most beautiful squares.
Manneken Pis (Dutch for 'Little Pissing Man'; ) is a landmark bronze fountain sculpture in central Brussels, Belgium, depicting a puer mingens; a naked little boy urinating into the fountain's basin.
The Les Galeries Saint Hubert, a gorgeous glass roofed arcade in the center of Brussels has cafes, Belgian chocolates, waffles, and more.