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Monument
Location type: Monument
Location address: België, Brussel, Brussel,Laken
Number of texts: 6
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Actresses Evelyne Demaude and Ann Vanden Plas were ‘Atomium, un rêve and aluminum. “In heavy kitschy 80’s -elektrostijl frolic two singers from Girls Next Door with their background dancers in glitter suits around on the lawns around the Atomium. Normally you should not take pictures of the Atomium but the Girls Next Door had permission from the Atomium to run it, and the song of the nine spheres certainly seems in French-speaking Belgium candidate summer hit.

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Atomium was built in Brussels in 1958 for the Brussels World’s Fair. It was designed by engineer André Waterkeyn and shaped in the form of a unit cell of an iron crystal, only enlarged 165 billion times!

Linked themes: Technology & engineering, Science, Top things to do, Architecture, History, School excursions

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The Atomium is a building in Brussels originally constructed for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn and architects André and Jean Polak, it stands 102 m (335 ft) tall. Its nine 18 m (59 ft) diameter stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. It is a museum.

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