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Belgium is known for fantastic beer, chocolate, and their waffles. But, have you ever considered traveling to Brussels for the purpose of enjoying the cities amazing Christmas markets?
While the most famous Christmas market in London is called Winder Wonderland, the main Christmas market in Brussels is named Winter Wonders. In 2018, this winter wonder will open its doors on November 30th, and they will remain open until January 6th in 2019.
The main location for the Winter Wonders (the Christmas market) is the Grand Place in the heart of the city, but you can also find it elsewhere. Very close to the Grand Place, the Bourse can be found, and here you can find some of the other parts of the market. If you visit the Place de la Monnaie, the Place Sainte-Catherine and the Marché aux Poissons, you will be able to enjoy the other parts of the winter wonder in Brussels.
All in all, the Winter Wonders in Brussels gives you more than 200 stalls from which you can buy all sorts of Christmas products. Not only can you buy Christmas presents, but you can find all sorts of souvenirs, and of course, lots of chocolate and snacks to eat and drink. There will also be a small amusement park in which you can enjoy a big Ferris wheel, an ice skating rink, a carousel, and beautiful light shows at the Grand Place.
What are you waiting for? Shouldn’t you be booking those plane tickets to Brussels already?
If you come, make sure to look around in our Brussels Guide for even more information about events in Brussels, attractions in Brussels, recommended programs in Brussels, and much more! And do not forget, there is much more to Belgium than Brussels only. A visit to the city of Brugge can warmly recommended if you first visit the country.