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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Paris, Brussels or Antwerp, you must purchase a ticket from Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Schiphol, you must then purchase a ticket to Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

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Slumberland
20 Rue de Sables
Brussels
+ 32 (0) 22195801
www.slumberlandbd.com


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The Slumberland bookshop has been giving pleasure to young and old alike since 1989, when it set up shop at the entrance to a large Art Nouveau shop built by Victor Horta. Located within Belgium’s Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée comic strip museum, this enchanting location has all sorts of comic strip treasures for all sorts of readers.

Sublime architecture

It’s well worth a visit for the building itself. People who like Art Nouveau will certainly think so, given the magnificent building, which was constructed in 1906 by the top man of this genre. Here, you’ll find panelling, metalwork and arabesques typical of the movement, which gives it an extraordinary class and which makes it boundlessly poetic. Fine wooden shelving sublimates the whole place and links its different parts. Before you even enter the world of the comic strip, you’re already transported elsewhere.

Diversity and heritage

This place is a part of Brussels’ historical heritage, as is its name, which it took from the comic strip created by Winsor McCay in 1905 called Little Nemo in Slumberland. You’ll find everything you could ever want about comic strips in this bookshop, from the oldest to the most recent collections, including the classics, mangas, figurines, posters and other items that collectors love. Authors often come here for book signings. It has an inviting atmosphere in an extraordinary setting, which has made this place a reference point in Belgium.

Gabriel, 32 TENNIS PRO

I teach tennis in the city and also write about culture for a number of publications. I love to travel and meet people. My city? It's an improv concert in a down-to-earth bar, an exhibition built on a work site, a play performed in the heart of the old city... My little extra: combining sport and culture!

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