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Atomium Square, Brussel, 1020


Atomium - Reviews from across the web

Atomium - Brussels - Reviews of Atomium - TripAdvisor
When you are for the first time in Brussels, you have not only to try their beers, but also so visit the renovated Atomium. It is easily accessible by public transport (tram, metro). I found i...

The Atomium, Brussels - Reviews of The Atomium - IgoUgo
This unique structure is located near famous places of interest such as Brupark, Oceade, Mini-Europe and Brussels' Exhibition Park. Engineer André Waterkeyn designed this wonderful building for the 1958 World Exhibition. It is an iron atom enlarged 165 billion times. Nine massive irons spheres (rep...

Atomium, Brussels - Review - EASY TO FIND CHEAP- A LITTLE BORING
The Atomium is an attraction in Brussels, which is only a short walk away from Mini- Europe. You can buy a joint ticket to both of the attractions to save time (and maybe a bit of money). I was in the Atomium over Easter weekend 2001 (a few days ago, so the experience is still fresh in my mind. I th...

Atomium (Brussels) - Sightseeing International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Built for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair (Expo '58), the 103-metre (335-foot) tall Atomium monument represents a unit cell of an iron crystal (body-centred cubic), magnified 165 billion times, with vertical body diagonal, with tubes along the 12 edges of the cube and from all 8 vertices to the centr...

Atomium | Museum/Attraction Review | Brussels | Frommers.com
As the Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris, the Atomium is the symbol of Brussels. There's nothing quite like this cluster of giant metal-clad spheres, built for the 1958 World's Fair, which represents the atomic structure of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. Closed for renovation through...

Atomium & Heyzel area- Brussels, Belgium - VirtualTourist.com
This monument dates from the Exhibition of 1958 and has become the Eiffel Tower of Brussels. The Atomium is the visual representation of the concept of an atom , and symbolizes an elementary iron crystal with its 9 atoms, magnified 165 billion times. It was built to honour the metal and iron industr...

Atomium & Heyzel area - Brussels Tourist Traps - VirtualTourist.com
The Atomium is not really centrally located, so it will take you a while to get there if you are in the center. After the long ride, you will be able to see this quite nice-looking structure, which is a 150 million times enlargement of an iron molecule. But that is about it. The inside is not very n...

Architecture of The Atomium - Brussels, Belgium
. Something large, geometric, and symbolic. And like the Eiffel Tower this, too, is a relic from a past World's Fair. The Atomium is an iron molecule magnified 165,000,000,000 times and turned into a huge building. Inside there are restaurants, shops, museums and an observation deck. Each of its nin...

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