on October 1, 2000
What it is: a giant monstrosity... I meant, molecule... built for the 1958 International Exhibition.
Face it: if you go to Brussels, you have to have a picture taken in front of the Atomium. So don't fight it. Take the subway to Bruparck in the late afternoon, after the museums close and shoot away. The best picture spot is not the one where the tour buses take you. It's from the inside of Mini-Europe. (But I'm sure you can find equally suitable view from other spots in the Bruparck).
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