Google Maps today opened up to the users of center of Europe “Belgium” on Street View. “Belgium was one of the founding members of the European Union and Brussels is home to many EU and international headquarters. You can now explore the area around the European Parliament and the European Commission,” said Julien Blanchez, Google Belgium.
“Belgium may be a small country but it’s big on culture with more than 300 castles, 40 UNESCO World Heritage sites, 200 museums, 500 types of beer and 2000 chocolate shops.”
In the heart of the capital, Brussels, you can now take a virtual stroll around the famous Grand Place which houses the town hall, markets, cafes, museums and the magnificent flower carpet.
Imagery of the historic battlefield of Waterloo is also now available, where the fate of Europe was defined almost 200 years ago.
Here are a couple of live street view maps:
Grand Place, Brussels
Waterloo memorial, Brussels from the road