Some of Belgium’s most stunning gardens and castles are often located in the heart of the country– the city of Brussels. Although these castles and gardens are no longer home to Belgian kings, queens, princes, and princesses, they still wear the same air of elegance that made them fit for royals.
Today, most of these gardens and castles serve as picture-perfect party venues, tourist spots, and landmarks that give Brussels a unique identity of its own.
Located near the Atomium and near the heart of the city, Osseghem Park has all the features of a stunning eco-friendly park. It has been used in the past as the venue for many events, concerts, and city presentations. Osseghem Park is perfect for visits, all year round yet, the best time to see it would be from 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM from April 1 until September 30.
Bois de la Cambre
Found south of Brussels, Bois de la Cambre is a park and a garden retreat that is home to trees, plants and flowers of different kinds. It is the ideal play ground for children and the perfect place to meditate and simply relax, for tourists. Visit Bois de la Cambre from 6:00 AM till 10:oo PM from April 1 to September 30. Admission to the park is free but it can easily get crowded.
Petit Sablon Square
Petit Sablon Square is different from all the other parks and gardens you can find in Brussels. It is smaller and its grounds are not only adorned with beautiful flora, ancient structures that boast intricate forms and etchings are scattered all across the park, as well. There’s so much to see in Petit Sablon Square aside from its gardens and Gothic columns.