BE-38639 from morganalefay
Brussels is the de facto capital city of the European Union (EU) and the largest urban area in Belgium. The Grand Place was named by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1998. The Grand Place is well known for its large "flower carpet". This display of begonias is arranged on the square every two years for a few days in the middle of August, and attracts many tourists. This card shows flower carpet in 2004. Its size is 24 x 75 m and 800 000 flowers is used.