Belgium is famous for its chocolate, its centuries-old architecture, and its high-speed Thalys train, connecting its capital city of Brussels with Paris. Brussels is without a doubt a must-see destination for any Belgium vacation. Highlights of Brussels include the architecturally important Grand Place, the well-known MannekinPis statue, and the Royal Palace. Visit the Atomium, built specifically for the 1958 World’s Fair, Enjoy fantastic dining in your choice of thousands of restaurants within the city limits, and shop in the city’s fashionable boutiques. Many visitors to Brussels often board a train for an excursion to Bruges and Ghent, showcasing some of the best-preserved Renaissance architecture and enhancing any trip to Belgium.