Atomium

Recommended
The Atomium was created for the Universal Exhibit of 1958. Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn, it represents a ferrous crystal molecule, enlarged 165 billion times. It is made up of 9 spheres linked by tubes; each sphere has two floors for temporary exhibits. The sculpture-like building is 102 meters high. A lift in the central tube carried visitors to the upper sphere in 23 seconds. This vantagepoint offers one of the best panoramic views of Brussels and its surroundings.

Useful information

Adresse : 

bd du Centenaire

Phone:

+32 2 475 47 75

Price:

11 €

Opening hours

10am-6pm

Nearby tourist attractions

Mini-Europe
Mini-Europe
All the EU countries are represented
Laeken Royal Greenhouses
Laeken Royal Greenhouses
North of the Laeken royal estate lies a
120 minutes
National Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
National Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
Of special importance to the city's
30 minutes
Domaine de Bouchout
Domaine de Bouchout
This park is laid out with woodland
90 minutes
Le Botanique
Le Botanique
The immense greenhouses of the former
Premonstratensian Abbey Church
Premonstratensian Abbey Church
This church (1660-1725) was never
15 minutes
See all

Other ideas « Patrimony »

National Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
National Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
Of special importance to the city's
30 minutes
Le Botanique
Le Botanique
The immense greenhouses of the former
Premonstratensian Abbey Church
Premonstratensian Abbey Church
This church (1660-1725) was never
15 minutes
See all

Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Mini-Europe
Mini-Europe
All the EU countries are represented
National Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
National Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
Of special importance to the city's
30 minutes
Premonstratensian Abbey Church
Premonstratensian Abbey Church
This church (1660-1725) was never
15 minutes
See all