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Belgium: Chocolate, Castles and Beer Galore

Belgium: Chocolate, Castles and Beer Galore

Old Oct 22nd, 2008, 09:53 AM
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Belgium: Chocolate, Castles and Beer Galore

28 castles... making Belgium claim to have more castles per square mile than anyplace in the world.

2,000 chocolate shops

500 Types of Beer

So touts the Belgium Tourist Office which also touts its Frites (fries), mussels, Art Nouveau (more than 500 in Brussels itself that are all or part Art Nouveau)

35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Old Oct 22nd, 2008, 11:21 AM
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That's funny - the Unesco site list only 9 World heritage sites in Belgium.
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It might depend on what you count as a castle, but I thought Luxembourg had the most per square mile.
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Can't wait! We're going in May.
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<< 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites >>

<< That's funny - the Unesco site list only 9 World heritage sites in Belgium. >>

Perhaps they count every town house by Horta (which is 4, though they're included under ONE listing), and every beguinage, and every Belgian Belfry???
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