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Brussels: Private 3-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

1. Brussels: Private 3-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel if centrally located or at a centrally located meeting point in Brussels. On foot, discover the historical city center of Brussels including a visit of the famous Grand Place with its beautiful guild houses and surroundings such as the St Hubertus galleries, and the notoriously statue of Manneken Pis. Discover the Place de la Bourse Square with its imposing 19th-century stock market, the Place de la Monnaie Square with its opera house, and the Saint Goedele cathedral. Continue and take a stroll in the Warande Park until you reach the Royal Palace. Walk towards the Sablon Square before descending back to the Grand Place. 

Brussels: Private Tour of the Upper and Lower City

2. Brussels: Private Tour of the Upper and Lower City

With this fantastic private tour, set off on a journey of discovery around Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the second most cosmopolitan city in the world. Split into two sections, explore both the Lower City and the Upper City and understand the origins and historic development of the city.  Your tour will begin in the Lower City at the Grand Place, the central square of Brussels. Head towards the Manneken Pis, a landmark bronze sculpture, before continuing towards the Saint-Géry island, once the largest island in the Senne river. Marvel at the beautiful St. Catherine square, then pass through the stunning De Brouckère and Monnaie squares. Discover the spectacular federal opera house of Belgium before ending at the Saint-Hubert Royal Galleries, an ensemble of glazed shopping arcades. In the afternoon, continue your exploration of Brussels in the Upper City. Starting from the Grand Place again, climb uphill towards the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, where you can admire the stained-glass windows from the inside. From the cathedral, head towards the Place des Palais, where you will find the royal park and palace. Visit the Musical Instruments Museum or pass by the Magritte museum and the Palace of Fine Arts to arrive at the Petit Sablon and the Grand Sablon. 

Brussels: Private Tour w/ Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

3. Brussels: Private Tour w/ Locals – Highlights & Hidden Gems

See Brussels at its best from the eyes of a local in just 3 hours. Check out prime landmarks like the Grand Place, the Royal Palace, St Nicholas Church and hear unique insights that only a local would know. Uncover hidden gems and city secrets along the way that will show you an authentic side of the city with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. Fully experience the local flare with an included local treat to make your city tour a complete experience.

Brussels: Walking Tour from Central Station to Manneken Pis

4. Brussels: Walking Tour from Central Station to Manneken Pis

As capital of Belgium and of the European Union, Brussels offers the best of many worlds: from Gothic architecture to Art Nouveau, from historical places of interest like the Triumphal Arch in the Jubilee Park and the Palace of Justice to the Atomium, the icon of modernity, which was built to celebrate the Universal Exhibition Expo 58. The medieval town center is both trendy and traditional. Brussels is inviting with interesting contrasts, openness and a lot of vitality. Most impressive however, is the Grand Place with its Gothic Town Hall and gold leaf decorated facades of the guild houses. And of course, courtesy obliges you to pay a visit to Manneken Pis.

Brussels Comics & Street Art: Private Walking Tour

5. Brussels Comics & Street Art: Private Walking Tour

Join a friendly local guide and get an authentic experience of Brussels, visiting an open-air gallery plastered with incredible street art. Explore the city’s urban art scene as you’re led down streets lined with mind-bending murals and quirky comic stores. Meet your guide at Zuidstation, then make your way down colorful streets to two of the city’s iconic stores – Little Nemo (a neat-freak’s nightmare stacked to the rafters with comics and old toys) and Hors-série, a classy comic store housed in a 19th-century building selling precious first editions and other rarities. Once you’ve sifted through the piles, make your way to the famous Tintin Comic Mural, a larger-than-life mural of the iconic character decorating the side of an unassuming gift shop. Head to your next landmark in the city center, Mannekin Pis, a bronze fountain sculpture of a urinating boy designed by Jérôme Duquesnoy the Elder in the early 1600s, then see the statue of literary icon Don Quixote in the Spanish Square. Spy more street art on your way to Brüsel, one of the city’s oldest comic book stores where you can browse an extensive collection of Harry Potter figurines, and Manga (no prize for guessing what you’ll find at this store). Finally, swivel your head between impressive buildings on Boulevard Simon Bolivar, the city’s bustling central artery where entire walls have been used as canvases.

Brussels: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

6. Brussels: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

Join an enthusiastic local guide on an off-the-beaten-track experience of Brussels with a personalized tour of the city center. Marvel at the city’s history, culture, and impressive architecture as you’re led down its most exciting streets. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Meet your guide in the heart of Brussels to see iconic attractions like the Grand Place, the Royal Palace of Brussels, and the opulent guildhalls that make this square one of the most beautiful in Europe.  Explore the city’s urban art scene as you’re led down streets lined with mind-bending murals and quirky comic stores.  Once you’ve sifted through piles of vintage comics, make your way to the famous Tintin Comic Mural, a larger-than-life mural of the iconic character decorating the side of an unassuming gift shop. Head to your next landmark in the city center, Mannekin Pis, a bronze fountain sculpture of a urinating boy designed by Jérôme Duquesnoy the Elder in the early 1600s. Grab some on-the-go Belgian Frites (twice-cooked, thick-cut fries) on your way to the European Quarter, home to the headquarters of one of the most powerful political institutions in the world – the European Union. Back in the city center, stroll through the stunning 19th-century shopping arcade, Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries, and window-shop to your heart’s content, and wind down with a Belgian beer and a light bite at a favorite local cafe.  End your day sampling creative chocolate treats at the city’s chocolatiers and quirky chocolate boutiques and then exploring the African Quarter’s unique bars, Congolese restaurants, and cool jazz clubs.

Brussels: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

7. Brussels: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Brussels with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Maison Dandoy and Manneken Pis in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Brussels like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Brussels to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Brussels: Private Guided Tour

8. Brussels: Private Guided Tour

Explore Brussels and see the highlights on a guided tour. Begin with a pickup from your hotel in downtown Brussels in a luxurious and air-conditioned car. Learn about the Belgian capital’s history as you spot signature sights such as the Mannekin Pis peeing boy statue and St Michael’s Cathedral. Admire the Grand Place, note the flamboyant buildings of the art nouveau quarter, absorb the views from the dome of the National Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and more. Enjoy a flexible itinerary with the option to tailor the sightseeing to your interests.

Brussels: 4-Hour Private Christmas Market Guided Tour

9. Brussels: 4-Hour Private Christmas Market Guided Tour

Warm your spirits with the coziness of Christmas in Brussels with a private guided tour of the Christmas market. Learn about the history of the market from your local guide as you wander the city center, enjoying magnificent light displays. Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and embark on a personalized tour that could include the Grand Place, Manneken Pis, the Cathedral, the Atomium, the Court of Justice, the EU district, and St. Catherine's Square.

Brussels: Private Gourmet Tour with Food and Drink Tastings

10. Brussels: Private Gourmet Tour with Food and Drink Tastings

Indulge in the culinary treats that have brought fame to Belgian cuisine, from decadent waffles to savory dishes. Walk around Brussels with an expert guide and get an insider's look into the cuisine, culture, architecture, and history of the city. During the tour, capture the spirit of Brussels as your guide shows you the most impressive places in the Old Town, such as the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Manneken Pis, Place St. Gery, Place Ste. Catherine, and the Royal Palace. Hear about the legend of Belgium fries (frites) and the special way to prepare them. Better yet, find out for yourself why the sauce served with them is considered a gourmet specialty at one of the tasting stops. Learn about the surprisingly high number of different beers produced in Belgium, and have the chance to try 2. Discover the best places to try chocolate and the famous Belgian waffles, too.

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What people are saying about Manneken Pis

Excellent guide, many interesting stories and historical insights. Great private tour to take with visiting friends and family (and have fun yourself). We texted before the tour and communicated our interests, tour adapted accordingly ... and everybody had a good time!

This was very interesting! We had a Dutch private tour. We were with 3 teenagers, the guide really took this into account. We had a drink together along the way. It was super cozy and very informal.

Great tour with superb guide! Friendly and very knowledgeable. Gave us loads of information and useful tips for our stay.

Our Giude knew his way around. He also did not avoid social-political questions. His answers have always been helpful.

The guide was amazing with lots of knowledge but it was very expensive for what was offered