View of Atomium, Landmark of Brussels, Belgium (Stock Footage)

View of Atomium, Landmark of Brussels, Belgium (Stock Footage)

HD version of Great 4k uhd timelapse footage.. daytime and night time, zoom in zoom out and stabile versions of time lapse footages are available. brussels french: bruxelles; dutch: brussel, officially the brussels-capital region french: région de bruxelles-capitale, dutch: brussels hoofdstedelijk gewest, is a region of belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the city of brussels which is the capital of belgium, the french community of belgium, and the flemish community. the region has a population of 1.2 million and a metropolitan area with a population of over 1.8 million, the largest in belgium. brussels has been a major centre for international politics and has become the polyglot home of numerous international organisations, politicians, diplomats and civil servants. brussels is the de facto capital or one of three capitals including luxembourg and strasbourg of the european union as it hosts a number of principal eu institutions. the secretariat of the benelux and the headquarters of the north atlantic treaty organization nato are also located in brussels. brussels is just a few kilometres north of the boundary between belgium’s language communities—french in the south, dutch in the north. historically a dutch-speaking city, it has seen a major shift to french since belgian independence in 1830. today, although the majority language is french, the city is officially bilingual. brussels belgium grand place city hall bruxelles europe landmark tourism square travel belgian building sky cityscape european union capital eu old skyline brussel view day gothic center people tourist sightseeing summer timelapse hyperlapse downtown urban historical medieval street panorama grote markt landscape cathedral dome castle panoramic destination business midtown attraction royal palace king palais architecture culture history famous garden classic benelux facade traditional centre official exterior tradition. all road signs, street names, and many advertisements and services are shown in both languages. brussels is increasingly becoming multilingual with increasing numbers of migrants, expatriates and minority groups speaking their own languages. the grand place or grote markt is the central square of brussels. it is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, the city’s town hall, and the breadhouse, maison du roi, broodhuis, building containing the museum of the city of brussels. the square is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in brussels. it is a unesco world heritage site. the brussels city hall was built on the south side of the square in stages and made the grand place the seat of municipal power. atomium brussels belgium landmark famous travel architecture city tourism urban museum sign symbol model capital style structure park tradition cityscape center memorial summer bruxelles europe tower iron building day belgian grand place european garden square benelux destination centre brussel view people tourist sightseeing timelapse hyperlapse downtown panoramic business midtown attraction. the atomium is a building in brussels originally constructed for brussels world’s fair. designed by the engineer andré waterkeyn and architects andré and jean polak, it stands tall. its nine diameter stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified billion times. it is a museum. tubes diameter connect the spheres along the twelve edges of the cube and all eight vertices to the centre. they enclose stairs, escalators and a lift in the central, vertical tube to allow access to the five habitable spheres which contain exhibit halls and other public spaces. the top sphere includes a restaurant which has a panoramic view of brussels. cnn named it europe’s most bizarre building

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