The Pentagon is the historical center of . It derives its name from the pentagonal shape of the inner beltway that surrounds the area. The Pentagon of Brussels encompasses many charming and beautiful attractions, with deeply ornate buildings on the Grand Place/Grote Markt, and a fish-and-crustacean overdose of St.

Notable Places in the Area

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The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula is a medieval Roman Catholic church in central , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Town Hall of the is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The or Grote Markt is the central square of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a museum in dedicated to Belgian comics. Photo: Ramón, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of and one of the three administrative regions within the country, together with and . Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the historic of , including the world's most beautiful town square, the Grand Place which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Matongé is a district in , the capital of , and home to its population originating from the Congo. Photo: Varech, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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