It’s a truly cosmopolitan city and ranks top in Europe for number of languages spoken. The growth of EU institutions and international organizations has enriched this multi-culture, creating a melting pot of nationalities, ideas and ways of life
Brussels is home to hundreds of international headquarters of scientific organizations and corporations, information & communication technologies (ICT); healthcare, including biotechnologies and medical equipment; and environmental technologies. With four universities, seven university hospitals and numerous post-graduate institutions, the city maintains a close partnership between universities and industry.
Brussels has superb air, road and rail connections with an outstanding infrastructure to move about to conduct business or pleasure. If you fly in, it will take you only 20 minutes by train from the airport to the city centre. Most places are within walking distance or a short ride away. Step out of your hotel and the chances are you’ll find shops, restaurants, places of interest and nightlife, all within a short walk.
Brussels provides an exciting cultural, artistic and social scene. Theatre and shows, music and dance, art and exhibitions are in abundance in Brussels. Enjoy world-class opera and music in the splendid La Monnaie/De Munt theatre that goes back 300 years and see the arts in a new light at the BOZAR fine arts center.Brussels has long been a favorite destination for food lovers! With its fine food and eclectic choice of restaurants. One can dine is any type of restaurant, taste one of the hundreds of beers brewed in the area and take home some of those famous chocolates the Belgium is known for. Outside the institutions of modern Brussels, the city has maintained its local traditions and rich heritage, like the comic strip art, Surrealism, folklore and Art Nouveau that color the city. People enjoy living here, and it shows. That’s why there is a layback ambience of good humor and tolerance flowing through the city.