The Heysel is northern most district, and its most leisure centered district. The Atomium is its most famous attraction, but the district has a lot more opportunities for activities and interesting sights to offer.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a sports ground in north-west , . Photo: Joni-Fuego, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theme park
is a miniature park located in Bruparck, at the foot of the , in , . Photo: Gellerj, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stuyvenberg Castle is a residence of the Belgian Royal Family, located in , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a Belgian royal residence in , , which currently houses Albert II of Belgium and his wife, Queen Paola of Belgium. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the of . Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Laeken or is a residential suburb in north-west in Belgium. Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Gellerj, CC BY-SA 3.0.


50.8889° or 50° 53' 20" north
4.3407° or 4° 20' 26.6" east
Open Location Code
32 metres (105 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1866455868
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 海塞爾公園
  • Dutch: Heizel
  • Dutch: Heizelplatau
  • English: Heysel Plateau
  • French: Heysel
  • German: Heysel-Plateau
  • German: Heyselpark
  • Greek: Πάρκο Χέιζελ
  • Hebrew: פארק הייזל
  • Japanese: パレ・ドゥ・サントネール
  • Northern Sami: Heysel
  • Norwegian: Heysel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Heizel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Heysel-parken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Heysel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Heysel park
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Heyselplatået
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Heysel
  • Persian: هیزل پلاتو
  • Spanish: Heysel
  • Swedish: Heysel
  • Walloon: Heyzel
  • Heisel
  • Heysel - Heizel

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