The Royal Galleries of Saint-Hubert
A glass roof of hundreds of meters, classified by UNESCO world heritage, can be found in the center of Brussels in the Royales Galeries of Saint-Hubert. Underneath it there are unique shops, restaurants a cinema and theater complex.
The galleries are divided into three parts: the Queen's Gallery, the Royal Gallery and the Prince Gallery. They are the work of architect Jean-Pierre Cluysenaar and were designed in 1837. After completion they were called "The Umbrella of Brussels".
The galleries are one of the favorite places of Brussels people and the tourists. Only a few meters away from the famous Grand Place in Brussels, in the heart of the capital More than 6 million people walk under the beautiful glass gallery every year.
Previously, you had to pay to access the galleries. 25 cents on Thursday and Sunday and 10 cents on another day. Today the entrance is completely free.
In the galleries today you can find great quality brands and the most trendy boutiques: haute couture or fantasy, But also the original shops, a cutlery shop, a glove shop, a hat and umbrella shop, jewelers, bookstores, world famous chocolatiers and restaurants.
You can find the Royal Galeries Saint-Hubert at this address: Rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, Brussels.