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#WhereInTheWorld // Brussels Winter Wonderland Market in Belgium

December 24, 2016

#WhereInTheWorld // Brussels Winter Wonderland Market in Belgium

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It’s Christmas Eve, so let’s talk about how European towns absolutely crush Christmas markets! We’re in Sittard in The Netherlands for the holiday itself, but a couple weeks ago, we found ourselves in downtown Brussels for the opening weekend of their Winter Wonderland market that happens from late November until the first of January.

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The town lights up, and there are tons of stalls for pretty much any kind of food and drink that you could imagine—and I quickly learned that the mulled wine is lethal (and delicious!).

The can’t-miss highlight is the Grand-Place: at first, we just thought this lighting display was gorgeous, so serene and just beautiful, and we stood around admiring the architecture:

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Then, everything went dark, and music starting pulsing. And this happened:

If you’re in Belgium for the holiday, absolutely try to make it into downtown Brussels. You won’t be disappointed!

Find out more here.

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