Car rental Brussel
Exploring the homesteads of Brussels by using Car hire
Brussels was once part of the county Uccle in the Duchy of Brabant, where Leuven was the most important city. Brussels benefited from the unrest in Flanders during the Burgundian period and became one of the Burgundian homesteads. The metropolitan area of Brussels is vast, which makes it desirable to travel by car rental in Brussels. Compare the rates for car hire in Brussels at holidaycars.com and make an early booking.
This is one of the finest and busiest squares in the world. There stands the Gothic Town Hall built from 1402-1450 under direction of J. of Thienen and J. Bornoy. Inside there are beautiful decorations and tapestries on display, as well as furniture from 18th century.
The most famous citizen of Brussels
Manneken Pis (Little Man Pee in Marols) stands right behind the Town Hall, which you won't miss. Since feminism in Belgium has made its appearance, there is also a peeing girl figurine. Car rental Brussels is especially convenient to see all attractions nearby, such as the impressive Atomium, Parc du Cinquantenaire-Jubelpark, Justitiepaleis and more.
One of Brussels great monuments: the Atomium
The Atomium is a momument in Brussels, originally built for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair, Expo'58. It is a design of 102 meters high by engineer of A. Waterkeyn. As one of 12 must visit attractions in Brussels, it was described by Frommer's, “As the Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris; the Atomium is the symbol of Brussels.”
Rent a car to travel through Ixelles
Car rental in Brussels is also advisable to travel in Ixelles, a vibrant part of town with numerous chic restaurants and bars. Here stands the neo-Gothic St. Boniface Church, as well as the remains of the Abbey of La Cambre, a former Cistercian abbey that you should not miss. The facade, of Jacob Frank Standaert, of Trinity Church from 1895, comes from the demolished Augustinian church.
At the top sights around Brussels is certainly the Royal Palace. The residence of the Belgian royal couple with a large park is not far away, but public transport is time consuming, so car rental in Brussels is the best way to see the Palace. The neo-Gothic Church of Our Lady contains the graves of Belgian monarchs.
It's highly recommended to rent a car in Brussels and travel the vast region of Uccle, full of parks and forest. You can take a leisure drive in your rental car in Brussels and visit the classical St. Peter's Church, stemming partly from the Roman period, explore the intimate Belgian countryside and enjoy the gastronomy of the region. The residents will warmly welcome you with an authentic abbey beer.