Shopping in Brussels: Malls and Streets
Brussels is a lovely place to visit for many reasons, but one of them is its wonderful shopping spots! Take home trinkets and treasures with these tips on Brussels shopping malls and streets and other shopping reviews!
Saint Boniface is probably one of the most vibrant places in Brussels. It located between the avenue Louise, Porte de Namur and Place du Luxembourg. It’s one of the unique places in Brussels where you can find a multicultural mix of wares. It’s visited by artists, bankers, young, old- everyone. You can hear different languages on corner, which makes it a thrilling place to shop. The perfect example is the fashion designer Nina Meert. One of the pioneers of Belgian Fashion, her creations are unique and her store is definitely a place to visit. She established her house 20 years ago, moving from the avenue Louise to heart of Saint Boniface. If you visit Brussels you can’t miss a visit to Saint Boniface!
Visitors often walk from Grand Place to the City 2 Shopping Mall and it only takes about 30 minutes. It’s an easy walk with many opportunities for photo stops and enjoying the surroundings. City 2 has a modern shopping complex with department stores and around a hundred or more specialty shops, restaurants, cafes etc. You’ll find prices are low and convenient here.
Take a walk up or down Chaussée d’Ixelles for some good shopping. At Porte de Namur it starts with high street fashion and electronic chain stores and African shops, then gradually the shops become more individual until around Place Fernand Cocq you’ll find Tibetan hats, Chinese pots, Belgian cartoons and gift shops all the way down to Place Flagey.
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