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things to do in Brussels with a 6 hr lay over

We are traveling to in Sept. Prague and have a 6 hour layover in Brussels and would welcome any suggestions of things to see, do or a place to grab lunch near the airport. Thank you!

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It's around twenty minutes by train to Gare Centrale. I think you will probably have enough time to have a quick look at the Grand Place at least. It's a spectacular sight. Other than that, many of the interesting bits in Brussels are very spread around, and you probably won't have time to see them.

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You could take the city tour bus that leaves from Grand Place. Or the canal boat. The old city is very compact, but the major museums are up a hill, which won't leave much time for you to enjoy them. Or you could take a cab from the train station to the museums (there are three next to each other), including a newish one on Art Nouveau works.