Brussels (6) – Street Scenes

We were in Brussels for about 27 hours.  However, from my posts, you would think I was here for a week.  My last post of Brussels consists of selected street scenes around the central part of the city which is filled with colour and beautiful architecture.

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Boulevard Anspach is a major street in the city centre.

 

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View toward Place de Brouckere along Boulevard Anspach

 

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Brussels Stock Exchange

 

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Rue De Marche Aux Poulets

 

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A creative drumming busker displays his talents

 

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Corner of Rue du Marche ay Chabon and Grands Carmes Street.  We stopped here for a morning  coffee.  I admired the camaraderie as the employees indulged in lively conversation with the patrons on the outside patio.

 

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Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium

 

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Standing in Square du Petit Salon looking towards the Elise Notre Dame Du Sablon

 

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Rue des Bouchers

 

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Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert is located next door to our hotel.  If lucky, you might get a room overlooking the interior of the Galerie.

 

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Graffiti makes its’ presence

 

 

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Skateboard park

 

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A large assortment to choose from

 

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Words cannot express the excitement in my eyes and stomach when we came across this bakery.

 

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On doing research about Brussels, “Mannequin Pis” was considered something to see but don’t have big expectations.   Wandering through the streets, I noticed a lot of confectionary shops selling chocolate “Mannequin Pis” creations.  It reminded me that we may want to seek out this curiosity.  However, as I turned the corner…there it was.  Interesting, how a small sculpture of a young boy performing a bodily function can be so thrilling.

 

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Palais de Justice

 

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Looking at rooftops from the Palais de Justice

 

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Looking down Rue des Minims from Palais de Justice

 

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