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Royal Palace (Palais Royal), Brussels

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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See where the King and Queen of Belgium receive visitors at Royal Palace (Palais Royal). While the royal family's residence is just outside of the city, this palace serves as an official place for business and the reception of foreign dignitaries. Located directly in the center of the city in Brussels Park, the palace houses some of the best-loved pieces of furniture and art from generations of the royal family, such as stately portraiture, porcelain, and modern art. You can view some of the reception rooms when they are not in use. If the king is not there, the flag is raised; if he is, the honor guard is stationed outside. Combine your tour with a visit to the BELvue museum, a good place to start your visit and learn more about Belgium's royal family. A restaurant and summer cafe are located next door. Use our Brussels vacation planner to arrange your visit to Royal Palace (Palais Royal) and other attractions in Brussels.
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  • Finally, after many years we are in Belgium, we had the opportunity to visit this beautiful Palace: what happiness! We loved the visit, major shows and especially the splendid chandeliers in Murano cristall. Go here as soon as is possible.
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  • Expected to Buckingham palace, but it is far. We have the impression that the Palace is abandoned since long. Besides, the walls are dirty.
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  • the Belgian Government Palace is beautiful, you can take pictures of your garden and enjoy all the beauty of the place.
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  • Not very pretty, the palace is not a landmark in Brussels and cannot be visited. The Royal Park in front is nice. The surrounding neighborhood is where most interesting museums are located.
  • Beautiful palace from outside, within one of the most beautiful neighbohood of the city. The park in front of the palace is a nice place to walk.
  • Very beautiful and majestic building. A fine example of architecture.
  • If you get the chance to visit the palace during the weeks it's open in the summer, do so! Well worth a visit and spending your time!
  • Palace worth the while, but the road sucks. Try to avoid by bike when the roads are slippery.
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