The Royal Palace of Brussels is the official royal palace of the King and Queen of the Belgians, the palace is situated in Brussels, Belgium. Construction of the palace was started in 1783 and was finally completed in 1934, the build was influenced by many architects over the years. The facade that is present on the palace today was added in the early 20th century. Although the palace is the official palace of the King and Queen, it is not where they live but it is where the King does most of his work such as hosting royal receptions. The palace is as grand as any other royal palace around the world, some of its more notable features are the Grand Staircase and Throne Room.
The palace is situated by the Royal Park. It is a short walk away from the central railway station of the city ‘Gare de Bruxelles-Central’. The closest metro station to the palace is the ‘Trone’ station which is accessed by the 2 and 6 services. The 92 and 93 trams stop outside of the palace.
Opening Times and Admission
The palace is open to visitors at a certain point of the year, usually daily 10.30am-3.45pm July to September with entry being free to the public. The palace only opens certain rooms to the public during that time but you do get an experience of the building.