Napoleon met his opponent at the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium. The battlefields of World War I in Ypres are now an important pilgrimage site, and they are one of the most popular attractions in Belgium. Regardless of the ancient or modern history of coming here, Belgium offers a huge European heritage on a small piece of land.
If you come to Brussels to plan to go to Waterloo, then this is already a very good start, here you will appreciate the scenery of the battlefield, you will feel the peace of the town. If you buy a ticket to Waterloo Station, it’s okay. Walk for one kilometer to Waterloo Eglise and take the W bus for 25-30 minutes to get to the vicinity of the battlefield. You can tell the driver to go to Lion Mountain (Lion Mountain). He will call you. In fact, you can also stop at Waterloo, and go to the next stop, Braine L''Alleud, where you can take the W road closer. The fare of Lion Rock is 7 euros, and the price of 4D movies is 8 euros. If you walk up to the Lion Rock with 225 steps, you will experience the feeling of commanding war from a commanding height. Although it took some time, Waterloo is still worth a visit. Brussels Nord (North Station), Central (Central Station), and Midi (South Station) can all buy tickets for 3.8 Euro per person by train, and the journey takes about 30 minutes. The Waterloo bus ticket is 2.4 euros per person. The ticket is valid within 60 minutes and you can take it as you like. You can take the IC bus at Waterloo station to Braine L''Alleud train station and change to the W bus. There is no need to buy a bus ticket.
On the top of the Iron Lion Mountain in Waterloo, a 28-ton iron lion sits on the base, with an iron ball stepped on its right paw, looking at the direction of Paris, majestic and slightly sad. It is said that the iron lion was cast from scrap iron of weapons left on the battlefield. The battle lasted less than 24 hours, with 31,000 casualties of the French army and 24,000 casualties of coalition soldiers. The Duke of Wellington later described the Battle of Waterloo as "the most unpredictable event in his life".