Nearly 33,000 men died on these fields. And it was here, on 18 June 1815, that Napoleon's march toward nearby Brussels was halted and he lost his empire for a second time.
The Musical Instrument Museum in Brussels has a lot to see. But it has even more to hear.
Flemish art has a well-deserved reputation for its beauty. Some of the best is on display at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels.
Most churches count their blessings to have one patron saint. This one has two.
It's probably the most famous landmark in Brussels, perhaps in all of Belgium. And yes, it really is a statue of a little naked boy peeing.