Belgium is undeniably an integral part of the European community. After all, to understand the country is to understand Europe. But then, there are certain distinctions which set this relatively small nation from all other in the region - all of which are part of the very rich culture of Belgium.
Basically, history is manifested in the different places of Belgium. Most of the magnificently designed buildings reflect the sophistication and elegance of the nation. Everything is so flattering to the eyes. The list of famous edifices includes the Brussels Stock Exchange, the Brussels Parliament Building, the Royal Palace of Brussels and the Cinquantenaire. In the streets of Brussels also situates the top hotels in Belgium like the beauteous Hotel Metropole at the downtown, and the Bedford Hotel and Congress Center.
Just like in any other countries, aesthetics also play an integral role in the continuous development of the Belgian culture. For tourists, it is recommended to visit the museums which exhibit different artworks of the most famous Belgian artists like Jan van Eyck, James Ensor and Victor Horta.
In terms of cuisine, Belgium is best known for its beer, chocolates and the delicious Belgian waffles. For a Belgian trip to be complete, tourists must try the aforementioned delicacies. There are lots of cheap but delicious restaurants near Belgium hotels.