Destination guide Belgium

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THERE ARE A GREAT VARIETY OF SOUVENIRS WHICH CAN BE
PURCHASED IN A VARIETY OF LOCATIONS. LACE MADE BY HAND OR
MACHINE, TAPESTRIES CAN BE FOUND IN ANTIQUE SHOPS IN THE
SABLON AREA. FAMOUS GLASSWARE IS PRODUCED IN LIEGE. PEWTER
AND LEATHER GOODS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. THERE ARE WOODTOYS
FROM SPA AND VERVIERS AND THE PORT OF ANTWERP IS A FAMOUS
DIAMOND CENTRE. OTHER SOUVENIRS INCLUDE CONFECTIONARY IN
THE FORM OF PRALINE CHOCOLATES, BABELUTTES WHICH ARE HARD
CANDIES & SPECULOOS, A FORM OF GINGERBREAD. CERAMICS & HAND
BEATEN COPPERWARE FROM DINANT.

BRUSSELS IS THE CENTRE FOR SHOPPING. THERE IS A FLOWER & BIRD
MARKET ON SUNDAYS IN THE GRAND PLACE. AT L'ILOT SACRE OR THE
SACRED ISLE, WHICH IS A PEDESTRIAN ZONE, ART GALLERIES AND
CRAFT SHOPS CAN BE FOUND. THERE ARE ALSO THE GALERIES
ST. HUBERT WHICH HOUSE ARCADES OF BOUTIQUES. THE AVENUE LOUISE
IS THE SHOPPING STREET FOR THE MORE EXPENSIVE BOUTIQUES AND
THERE IS A WEEKEND ANTIQUE MARKET IN THE GRAND SABLON SQUARE.
BRUSSELS' CLASSIC SOUVENIR IS CHOCOLATE.
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