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10 Astonishing Facts You Will Find in Belgium

1. Belgium have the largest sand sculpture festivals.

https://www.google.co.id/search?q=sand+sculpture+belgium&oq=sand+sculpture+in+belgium&aqs=chrome.2.69i57j0l3.10531j0j7&client=ms-android-lenovo&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8#fid=0x47c4aa6cc5c3d795:0xc0ac47d1eaf1ba54&fpstate=luuv&imagekey=!1e10!2sAF1QipMOrYjWZJ0YzuALsQr8VqfZMqJr3qxvNEAussNQ&viewerState=ga

2. The character inspiration of Peter Pan, George Llewelyn Davies was buried in Belgium.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12114675/george-llewelyn-davies

3. Pralines chocolates were invented by Jean Neuhaus in Brussels in 1912.

http://bestbelgianchocolates.blogspot.com/2012/06/reasons-why-you-should-start-belgian.html?m=1

4. The first skyscraper in Europe is De Boerentoren (Farmer’s Tower). It located in Antwerp and built in 1912.

https://goo.gl/images/42obfv

5. Europe’s oldest shopping arcades is The galeries St. Hubert that first opened in 1847.

https://www.google.co.id/search?q=The+galeries+St.+Hubert&oq=The+galeries+St.+Hubert&aqs=chrome..69i57j33l3.960j0j9&client=ms-android-lenovo&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8#fid=0x47c3c47f6ec755bb:0x131e072ac2a7d730&fpstate=luuv&imagekey=!1e10!2sAF1QipObDiO0Mr-VBL2rLgJDk6L-9xSAnLMKAb09_xjA&viewerState=lb

6. The tricolor flag with vertical strips black, yellow, and red was adopted in 1931.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2011/02/201121713555577175.html

7. Spa is the name of the town in Belgium which also origin of the word “spa” as a wellness center.

https://www.travelshelper.com/destinations/europe/belgium/spa-towns-belgium/

8. Belgium has most castles per square metres in the world!

https://wonderfulwanderings.com/belgium-facts/

9. The blue forest or the Hallerbos is located in Belgium. The forest will be covered with bluebells between late April and May.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-blue-forest

10. The only museum dedicated to bookbinding and book arts is bibliotheca wittockiana.  It is the only bookbinding and bookarts museum in the world.

https://www.google.co.id/search?q=bibliotheca+wittockiana&oq=bibliotheca+wittockiana&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l3.1661j0j4&client=ms-android-lenovo&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8#fid=0x47c3db45a1f52c99:0x3934eebc58c8faf4&fpstate=luuv&imagekey=!1e10!2sAF1QipOFyd225PwfY7kRJ_SSzdWSNcSC6WlZQkAw2PSK&viewerState=lb

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