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Waterloo is a famous Walloon municipality situated in Walloon Brabant, a province in Belgium. This is a famous historical site as the Battle of Waterloo occurred close by, between the Alliance of the Seventh Coalition and First French Empire of Napoleon Bonaparte on 18 June 1815. It is a major tourist hotspot and tourists and travelers visit Brussels with the ulterior intention of visiting this historic place. Situated just south of the famous city of Brussels, it is a favorite tourist destination as it offers a plethora of attractions. If you are a history buff, avail cheap tickets to Waterloo to get first-hand information about the historic battle.
The Wellington Museum was earlier the Duke of Wellington’s Command Center. The museum is a treasure trove of important documents, authentic souvenirs, engravings and arms relating to the Waterloo battle. A visit to the Wellington Museum certainly enlightens visitors with the knowledge regarding the role of the seven participating nations in the combat. Visitors are able to visualize the battle scene through a series of relevant diagrams portraying as well as explaining the different phases of the battle.
The Butte du Lion is a favorite tourist hotspot. It is undoubtedly the visually most striking and gratifying tourist attraction in Waterloo. This is a 100 m tall structure. This stunning monument is innovatively topped by an amazing concrete Lion weighing 28 ton. A must-see is St. Joseph's Church situated just after the Waterloo Belgium Tourist Office. It is the most mesmerizing sight because of its lantern tower and its green colored dome. The church is open all day for sincere devotees to pray and curious tourists to visit. You are free to explore the small building.
All visitors make it a point to visit the wax museum situated just across the street opposite to the Panorama. War enthusiasts should book one of the several cheap flights to Waterloo and stay in one of the fine hotels in Waterloo. This museum displays several models of soldiers from various battle regiments and also their commanders. This museum is a sheer delight for die-hard war enthusiasts.