By Raffaele Padovano, an electronic music lover who loves to explore the hidden wonders of Brussels.
Edited by Matthew Wears
For somewhere so small, there are still plenty of hidden gems in Brussels that are super fun to explore. If you know where to look in this diverse city, you can find some really cool places that only locals know about. I’ve lived in Brussels for ten years now, and I still love to explore the city’s awesome parks, quirky museums and old-fashioned drinking dens. It’s when you choose to leave the city centre and explore some of the other interesting neighbourhoods, that you begin to come across some of the hidden places in Brussels that are just out of sight. For this article, I’m going to be letting you in on my own personal favourite secret spots all across the city! There’s going to be tons of interesting places to keep you entertained during the day, as well as some unusual things to do in Brussels at night too. Personally, I think it’s the city’s totally unique night time culture that makes it so exciting to visit. So, let’s begin my awesome list of non-touristy things to do in Brussels. I know you’re going to love it.