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Free Historical Tour: The Story of Brussels | By Local Legends

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on March 24, 2020

Legends Free Walking Tours offer free tours, private tours and other fun experiences in Bruges, Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp. From its foundation in 2015, the Legends team has guided tens of thousands of tourists through Flanders thanks to the work of its large team of experienced local tour guides, who strive every day to provide a quality service and maximize the customer satisfaction. For this reason, Legends Free Walking Tours is the best rated tour company on TripAdvisor and has been named the top 20 best experience in Western Europe by Viator.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Explore the vibrant heart of Brussels while learning about the history and legends of the city with an experienced local guide.

By the end of the tour, you'll know more than a local!

Places we visit: 

  • Grand Place. 
  • Manneken Pis.
  • La Bourse.
  • Monnaie. 
  • Galeries Royales St Hubert. 
  • Cathédrale Saint Michel et Gudule. 
  • Royal Park. 
  • Royal Square. 

... and more!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Grand Place 8, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Grand Place 8, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
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    We meet in front of the city hall on the main square (Grand Place). Look out for the guide with the RED UMBRELLA! Remember: if it’s not red, it’s not legendary!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    grand place
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Manneken Pis
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Delirium Cafe
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Place de la Bourse
  • 5
    Outside visit
    La Monnaie De Munt
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Galeries Royales Saint Hubert
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Cathedral of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula in Brussels
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Palais du Coudenberg
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Mont des Arts

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

58 ratings
4.8
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Professionalism
4.78
Fun
4.72
Expression
4.69
Quality
4.7
Route
4.7
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Sarah 26 Feb 2024
Calgary

Really recommend. We had Sebastian, who spoke fantastic English and is a well educated young man. He took us to all of the best spots and some hidden treasures in Brussels. I had a great time on this walking tour!
Deirdre 25 Feb 2024
Monaghan

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Amazing tour- entertaining, fun and sebastian had so much local knowledge. A must do
Concha 21 Feb 2024
Valencia

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
May is very nice and helpful. Highly recommended
Rianne 17 Feb 2024
Dieren

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Nadine is a great guide. She told about many different aspects of the history of Brussels and Belgium, including the colonial history.
Lewis 15 Feb 2024

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Wonderful, informative, and fun
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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