Brussels

Brussels

by Antony Mason
     
 

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This guide is packed with ideas - for sampling the best beers and bars, for a romantic weekend or for discovering the architectural gems. It takes you off the tourist trail to the Brussels only the locals know - from smoke-stained drinking dens to intimate jazz clubs. Our expert authors and local researchers give the lowdown on the city, from the stately squares and…  See more details below

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This guide is packed with ideas - for sampling the best beers and bars, for a romantic weekend or for discovering the architectural gems. It takes you off the tourist trail to the Brussels only the locals know - from smoke-stained drinking dens to intimate jazz clubs. Our expert authors and local researchers give the lowdown on the city, from the stately squares and world-class art museums to the cobbled backstreets. 76 hotels and 120 restaurants and 62 bars, plus clubs, music venues and puppet shows are all personally reviewed.There are 17 detailed maps, plus 12 pages of full-color maps with grid-references to help you find every sight and recommendation in the guide. You will also find guided walks and itineraries that take you shopping, on an Art Nouveau tour and out to the green oases surrounding the city. (5 x 8 1/2, 304 pages, color photos, maps)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860118517
Publisher:
Cadogan Guides
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Series:
City Guides - Cadogan Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.57(d)

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'Belgium, and Belgian culture, is suddenly being pushed out of the backstage and into the limelight, and undergoing radical reappraisal. Belgian restaurants, Belgian beer, Belgian chocolates, have now achieved virtual cult status. And even the French seem less inclined to make jokes about the Belgians'

Meet the Author

Antony Mason is co-author of Cadogan's London-Brussels. He has written some 40 other books, including The Xenophobe's Guide to the Belgians. He now lives and works in London, but remains a frequent visitor to Belgium, accompanied by his Belgian wife.

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