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Royal Palace (Palais Royal)

Place des Palais, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 551 20 20
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Place des Palais, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 551 20 20
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Reviewed 1 week ago

they told us if the flag is up, the king is working. the flag was up. very clean and nicely kept. disappointed that there was no tour of the inside.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like other European royal residences, except this one is a working palace, where the royal family does its work and receives visitors. The palace is open to the public usually only during the summer months, and closes by early Sept. if you want to see...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the official Royal Palace and I saw it only from outside. I wish there are tours (like Buckingham Palace) but have to find out next time.

Thank Albert J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good expression of the decadence of the Royal Family. Paid for by the exploitation of its colonisation of The Congo.Perhaps they should open it up to the public, as royalty no longer live there.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice palace but have definitely have seen better. it will be better if you can club the palace visit and the park infornt

Thank pixie249
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Large square with evergreen shrub garden in front. At night need to be careful as it did not appear very safe to wander around

Thank j d
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We actually enjoyed our visit! It was not only interesting but very informative. We went in with a small group which was well worth it.

Thank tete123
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We took pictures of the outside and got to see the guardsmen in their guard attire. beautifully maintained gardens.

Thank TravelingwithJeff
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Architecture is stunning. And a brief walk around is a must for any tour. Unfortunately we were not able to go inside.

Thank wayne m
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We visited here when in Brussels and spent a few hours inside. Entry is free (Except on Mondays) and there are a number of rooms open to the public for viewing. The palace is well kept and there is enough art work and interesting furniture...More

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laura m
27 October 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I'm not sure at that time of year but usually everything is open.
Donna-Lynn C
11 March 2016|
Response from Michel B | Reviewed this property |
Tous les ans : du 22 juillet au 15 septembre.