Brussels Hotels near Anderlecht
A town of smaller proportions and great charm, Anderlecht is situated at the heart of Belgium, and has been a part of Brussels since the Middle Ages. The region has an incredible history that dates back to Stone and Bronze Age settlements along the scenic Senne River. The atmosphere is utterly relaxing—as with many old school European towns—and invigorating with its kaleidoscope-selection of architecture. Once an important hub for culture and intellectual activity, it was home to Renaissance humanist thinker, Erasmus. Anderlecht certainly saw its share of battles during the turmoil of seventeenth and eighteenth century European wars, and wears the history with charm. ... Read more »
Anderlecht Top 3
- Enjoy a peaceful stroll through Parc Astrid in Anderlecht, brimming with a romantic atmosphere from its glassy lake and charming miniature water fountain installation.
- Transport yourself to classic Brussels at the Erasmus House, housing important artefacts, ranging from authentic furniture to engravings and books from the time of the Dutch humanist and priest.
- Taste famous Belgian beer at Cantillon Brewery, a family establishment, operating in Brussels since the beginning of the twentieth century, specializing in Lambic beers.
Anderlecht is connected to the southwest districts of Brussels. If you are taking a train, Gare de Bruxelles-Midi station is directly across the canal from Anderlecht. The metro also operates a stop beside the train station, and it is possible to walk into the district, take a taxi, or hop on a nearby bus. If you take route 5, it stops at Saint-Guidon station in the centre of Anderlecht. Trams and buses follow many of the same routes. Routes 31 and 81 are useful for getting around Anderlecht, while bus 49 covers much ground in the neighbourhood.« Hide