This tiny but mighty nation is famous for its waffles, fries, beer, and chocolate. Brussels is known as the Capital of Europe, and it’s also steeped in culture and history. Brussels’ Grand Palace is a true stunner with its centuries-old architecture. Brussels’ Grand Palace is a true stunner with its centuries-old architecture. The town of Bruges — which boasts bustling, cobblestone-lined streets, medieval-era architecture, and winding canals — is among the most visited sites throughout the entire country. Venture further out to explore the jaw-dropping, which includes fairytale-worthy castles, extravagant mansions, charming waterfront villages, and so much more. The city is also dotted with eccentric museums, such as the Musical Instruments Museum, Comics Art Museum, and the Belgian Chocolate Village Museum. Antwerp, a former port city, dates back to the Middle Ages. Its vibrant town square is especially great for people-watching.