The city which is the capital of the European Union from the beginning. What would Brussels be without the European Union? A small poor village? What would Belgium be without the European Union? The most poor country of Europe? Probably! Would Belgium still be together without Brussels being the capital of European Union? Probably not.
So Brussels is you can saw, quite important for Belgium and everybody has the stake to keep it like that.
Brussels is furthermore famous for ' Manake Pis' , the famous ' Brusselse Wafel' , Belgium Beers and the Fortis Bank which collapsed.