[88] Today, the presence has increased considerably, with the Commission alone occupying 865,000 m2 (9,310,000 sq ft) within the European Quarter (a quarter of the total office space in Brussels[21]). 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Reopened in 2006, the Atomium, Brussels' Eiffel Tower, provides great views, inside and out. The City of Brussels is also the capital of both the French Community of Belgium[10] and the Flemish Community. [142][143] Other concert venues include Forest National/Vorst Nationaal, the Ancienne Belgique, the Cirque Royal/Koninklijk Circus, the Botanique and the Palais 12/Paleis 12. [86], Brussels serves as de facto capital of the European Union, hosting the major political institutions of the Union. Since 2003, Brussels has had a car-sharing service operated by the Bremen company Cambio, in partnership with the STIB/MIVB and local ridesharing company Taxi Stop. Le city pass de Bruxelles fonctionne en heure et non en jour. The Université libre de Bruxelles, a French-speaking university, with about 20,000 students, has three campuses in the city,[183] and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Dutch-speaking university, has about 10,000 students. Many events are organised or hosted in Brussels throughout the year. The Kunstenfestivaldesarts, an international performing arts festival, is organised every year in May in about twenty different cultural houses and theatres throughout the city. It was estimated that, in 2005, people of Muslim background living in the Brussels Region numbered 256,220 and accounted for 25.5% of the city's population, a much higher concentration than those of the other regions of Belgium. Vente en ligne de bières 100% microbrasseries. Other important athletics events are the Brussels Marathon and the 20 km of Brussels. Belgian cuisine is characterised by the combination of French cuisine with the more hearty Flemish fare. Because of its location on the shores of the Senne, on an important trade route between Bruges and Ghent, and Cologne, Brussels became a commercial centre specialised in the textile trade. [138] The Royal Museums of Fine Arts has an extensive collection of various painters, such as Flemish old masters like Bruegel, Rogier van der Weyden, Robert Campin, Anthony van Dyck, Jacob Jordaens, and Peter Paul Rubens.  Burgundian Netherlands 1430–1482 01 Jul 2011, 05:07 Last Attention : During the 20th century, the city hosted various fairs and conferences, including the Solvay Conference on Physics and on Chemistry, and three world fairs: the Brussels International Exposition of 1910, the Brussels International Exposition of 1935 and the 1958 Brussels World's Fair (Expo '58). Les adresses les plus coquines à BRUXELLES - BRUSSEL : retrouvez les coordonnées de toutes les meilleures adresses du Petit Futé (LA GRIFFE, CLUB 3000, MACHO SAUNA). The Brussels Museums Council is an independent body for all the museums in the Brussels-Capital Region, covering around 100 federal, private, municipal, and community museums. [60] The highest point lies at a height of about 108 metres (354 feet), near the Place de l'Altitude Cent/Hoogte Honderdplein, in Forest. The most notable are: The first two are also the main airports of Belgium.[198]. [127], Very little medieval architecture is preserved in Brussels. For a philosophical or economical reason, the idea of putting a little distance between you and your precious ride might have crossed your mind…. L’hôtel est vraiment charmant, certaines chambres ont une magnifique vue. En savoir plus > _ Accès rapide! Déposer ou récupérer quelqu’un. Notable specialities include Brussels waffles (gaufres) and mussels (usually as moules-frites, served with fries). The original Dutch dialect of Brussels (known as Brussels, and also sometimes called Marols) is a form of Brabantic (the variant of Dutch spoken in the ancient Duchy of Brabant) with a significant number of loanwords from French, and still survives among a minority of inhabitants called Brusseleers, many of them quite bi- and multilingual, or educated in French and not writing in Dutch. It is located in the heartland of the Brabantian Plateau, about 45 km (28 mi) south of Antwerp (Flanders), and 50 km (31 mi) north of Charleroi (Wallonia). They run from the centre of Brussels to the outer reaches of the Brussels-Capital Region.[203]. Brussels Airlines is the leading Belgian airline that offers the widest choice of flights between its base in Brussels Airport and Europe, Africa & the US. account? [159] In addition, Brussels ranks as one of Europe's best capital cities for flea market shopping. [verification needed]. [87][full citation needed][88][full citation needed] It locates the formal seat of European Parliament in Strasbourg, where votes take place, with the council, on the proposals made by the commission. Serving as the centre of administration for Belgium and Europe, Brussels' economy is largely service-oriented. Some national newspapers such as Le Soir, La Libre, De Morgen and the news agency Belga are based in or around Brussels. The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences houses the world's largest hall completely dedicated to dinosaurs, with its collection of 30 fossilised Iguanodon skeletons. Shop. Il existe des formules de parking sur mesure pour vous garer tout près, plus loin ou en VIP. The region is skirted by the European route E19 (N-S) and the E40 (E-W), while the E411 leads away to the SE. Utilisez le planificateur de voyage sur cette page pour trouver et acheter les billets disponibles à une date précise. Brussels experiences an oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb) with warm summers and cool winters. The commuter services operated by De Lijn, TEC and NMBS/SNCB will, in the next few years,[when?] Contactez Bruxelles Fiscalité pour savoir si vous avez droit à une réduction. usually plural (vegetable: miniature cabbage) chou de Bruxelles nm nom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". This development continued throughout the reign of King Leopold II. Accueil; Restos; néo-cantines; Pause Café ; bars; brunch; Events BK; About us; Recettes; Eshop; La Trinquette bar à vin. These were built upon the site of the second set of city walls following their demolition. [160] The neighbourhood around Rue Antoine Dansaert/Antoine Dansaertstraat has become, in recent years, a focal point for fashion and design;[161] this main street and its side streets also feature Belgium's young and most happening artistic talent. Together with the resulting fire, it was the most destructive event in the entire history of Brussels. In the middle of mobility week, BrusselsLife.be wanted to know the fastest mode of transportation in Brussels. Le prix des billets de train ou de TGV Brussels-Airport-Zaventem — Bruxelles Midi commence à 11,10 € si vous réservez à l'avance au tarif standard. The French rule ended in 1815, with the defeat of Napoleon on the battlefield of Waterloo, located south of today's Brussels-Capital Region. [170] The King Baudouin Stadium is also home of the annual Memorial Van Damme athletics event, Belgium's foremost track and field competition, which is part of the Diamond League. The Senne had become a serious health hazard, and from 1867 to 1871, under the tenure of the city's then-mayor, Jules Anspach, its entire course through the urban area was completely covered over. In addition, many festivals animate the Brussels scene. Anderlecht, based in the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Anderlecht, is the most successful Belgian football club in the Belgian Pro League, with 34 titles. Today, Brussels has the most congested traffic in North America and Europe, according to US traffic information platform INRIX.[204]. Its average elevation is 57 metres (187 feet) above sea level, varying from a low point in the valley of the almost completely covered Senne, which cuts the region from east to west, up to high points in the Sonian Forest, on its southeastern side. Kriek, a cherry lambic, is available in almost every bar or restaurant in Brussels. The famous Belgian surrealists René Magritte and Paul Delvaux, for instance, studied and lived there, as did the avant-garde dramatist Michel de Ghelderode. Among all major migrant groups from outside the EU, a majority of the permanent residents have acquired Belgian nationality. [167] Its Dutch-speaking counterpart is Sport Vlaanderen (formerly called BLOSO).[168]. [23][24] The secretariat of the Benelux and headquarters of NATO are also located in Brussels. [122] Even though some people want English to be used as an unofficial compromise language between Dutch and French, French remains the lingua franca, and laws still require Dutch and French translations in most cases. Copyright 2020 © Brusselslife.be Tous droits réservés.  First French Empire 1804–1815 Locations de logements meublés à Bruxelles Loger et vivre Bruxelles. Oui, il est possible de voyager de Bruxelles Central à Brussels-Airport-Zaventem sans correspondance. Si vous rencontrez un problème sur notre site, contactez info[at]talent.brussels 1000 Bruxelles (Entrée au Cube bleu) L’antenne est accessible à pied ou en voiture via la Kruidtuinlaan. White Star Bruxelles is another football club that plays in second division. To let the city expand, a second set of walls was erected between 1356 and 1383. [148] The International Fantastic Film Festival of Brussels (BIFFF) is organised during the Easter holidays[149] and the Magritte Awards in February. The Brussels Agglomeration had a separate legislative council, but the by-laws enacted by it did not have the status of a legislative act. Musée Bellevue - jeu de piste souterrain/Underground treasure hunt. The cafés are similar to bars, and offer beer and light dishes; coffee houses are called salons de thé. [129], The neoclassical style of the 18th and 19th centuries is represented in the Royal Quarter/Coudenberg area, around Brussels' Park and the Royal Square. Il se situe dans l’excellent quartier du Sablon, l’un des meilleurs quartiers de la ville selon moi. Buildings from that period are mostly found in the historic centre (called Îlot Sacré), Saint Géry/Sint-Goriks and Sainte-Catherine/Sint Katelijne neighbourhoods. Accès Centre adminisitratif & bureaux de liaison : tous les citoyens sont invités à se présenter seuls , maximum 15 minutes avant l'heure de leur rendez-vous , à porter un masque (obligatoire), à se … Oui, il y a quelques liaisons par jour entre Gand ou Bruxelles et l'aéroport de Bruxelles. In 2006, a public bicycle-sharing programme was introduced. By logging in, you agree to brusselslife . The Brussels bus network is complementary to the rail network. In the 15th century, the marriage between heiress Margaret III of Flanders and Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, produced a new Duke of Brabant of the House of Valois (namely Antoine, their son). Video archives are a true goldmine for interesting surprises. About 32% of city residents are of non-Belgian European origin (mainly expatriates from France, Romania, Italy, Spain, Poland, and Portugal) and 36% are of another background, mostly from Morocco, Turkey and Sub-Saharan Africa. [7][8] The yellow iris is the emblem of the region (referring to the presence of these flowers on the city's original site) and a stylised version is featured on its official flag. Airbnb Brussels Booking Airbnb Brussels Booking. Attention: la gare de Brussels Airport-Zaventem n'appartient pas à la zone "Bruxelles". Some premetro stations (see Brussels metro) were built on that route. Brussels' inhabitants deal with either the French Community or the Flemish Community for matters such as culture and education, as well as a Common Community for competencies which do not belong exclusively to either Community, such as healthcare and social welfare. [87] Early building in Brussels was sporadic and uncontrolled, with little planning. Depuis le 1 er janvier, Bruxelles Fiscalité a repris la gestion de la taxe de circulation et de la taxe de mise en circulation. Habsburg Netherlands 1482–1556 The French-speaking population regards the language border as artificial[114] and demands the extension of the bilingual region to at least all six municipalities with language facilities in the surroundings of Brussels. J'en profite! On average (based on measurements over the last 100 years), there are approximately 200 days of rain per year in the Brussels-Capital Region, one of the highest totals for any European capital. Racing White Daring Molenbeek, based in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, and often referred to as RWDM, was a very popular football club until it was dissolved in 2002. [125], Brussels has a large concentration of Muslims, mostly of Moroccan, Turkish, Syrian and Guinean ancestry. [49][50] It was in the Palace complex at Coudenberg that Charles V was declared of age in 1515, and it was there that he abdicated all of his possessions and passed the Habsburg Netherlands to Philip II of Spain. Mais pourquoi limiter le piquenique à l’été ? Le spéculoos en décembre, c'est une tradition. Découvrez nos hôtels, musées et attractions bruxelloises, la gastronomie Belge et des lieux pour vos séminaires et congrès. The Belgian postal company Bpost, as well as the telecommunication companies and mobile operators Proximus, Orange Belgium and Telenet are all located there. [27] Brussels is a hub for rail, road and air traffic,[28] sometimes earning the moniker "Crossroads of Europe". Les prix peuvent également varier en fonction de l'heure de la journée, du trajet et de la classe réservée. 3 kind of trainings to help you find your way. In the Belgian French pronunciation as well as in Dutch, the k eventually disappeared and z became s, as reflected in the current Dutch spelling, whereas in the more conservative French form, the spelling remained. [51] The city became the capital and seat of government of the new nation. [139] It promotes member museums through the Brussels Card (giving access to public transport and 30 of the 100 museums), the Brussels Museums Nocturnes (every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. from mid-September to mid-December) and the Museum Night Fever (an event for and by young people on a Saturday night in late February or early March).[140]. 19 of the 72 French-speaking members of the Brussels Parliament are also members of the Parliament of the French Community of Belgium, and, until 2004, this was also the case for six Dutch-speaking members, who were at the same time members of the Flemish Parliament. As of 2017[update], the Brussels tram system consists of 17 tram lines (three of which – lines T3, T4 and T7 – qualify as premetro lines). [35][37], Brussels is known for its cuisine and gastronomy,[38] as well as its historical and architectural landmarks; some of them are registered as UNESCO World Heritage sites. It has been enlarged throughout the centuries to become the second Belgian inland port. The 19 municipalities (French: communes, Dutch: gemeenten) of the Brussels-Capital Region are political subdivisions with individual responsibilities for the handling of local level duties, such as law enforcement and the upkeep of schools and roads within its borders. Manneken Pis, a fountain containing a small bronze sculpture of a urinating youth, is a tourist attraction and symbol of the city. Brasseries 't Hofbrouwerijke 1; … [164] The nearby Sablon/Zavel area is home to many of Brussels' antique dealers. Capitale de l’Europe, Bruxelles est un pôle incontournable en termes d’activités et de développement économique. [74][75][76][77][78], Berchem-Sainte-Agathe / Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean / Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Saint-Josse-ten-Noode / Sint-Joost-ten-Node, Watermael-Boitsfort / Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert / Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Woluwe Saint-Pierre / Sint-Pieters-Woluwe.