Uptown Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Brussels

The upper part of the city is the place to go for high-end shopping in an area that oozes class, sophistication, style and money. Take your fashionable feet down to the celebrated Avenue Louise, known as the Champs-Elysées of Brussels. This is one of the most prestigious and expensive streets in the Belgian capital hosting a cavalcade of fashionable brands.

Your tour of the voguish stores of uptown Brussels will introduce you to dozens of styles, including vintage, classic and modern by some of the biggest names in Belgian and global fashion. Behind the elegant and beautiful façades of chic boutiques are the creations of such fashion icons as Versace, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Pierre Cardin, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton.

Head to the Boulevard de Waterloo, a paradise of luxury shopping. Stop by one of the boulevard’s exquisite little cafés for a revitalizing cup of coffee and a delicious pastry. As you sit, watch the crowds of trendsetters pass by in the street. If you have a hankering for gourmet foods, go to the Place du Chatelain. Browse the weekly Wednesday food market on this leafy square for a fabulous selection of cheeses, oysters, olives, meats and wines among other delicious items.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Uptown Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Uptown Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Belgium » Brussels
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Author: emily

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