Impressive and lasting symbol of the 1958 Brussels' World Fair, the shining steel-and-aluminium Atomium represents an iron molecule magnified 200 billion times. The upper sphere (height 330 feet) houses a panoramic restaurant. Scientific exhibitions are held in the side spheres.
excerpt from
Girault Gilbert's Map and Guide of Brussels

12 March 2000

Brussels Atomium Norman 'n Shelly

Brussels Atomium

Brussels Atomium

Brussels Atomium Closeup

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