Get blinded by science in Brussels - Visit one of the weirdest attractions in all of Europe—the Atomium in Brussels. It's an enormous model of an iron crystal built in 1958 that’s both ebullient and terrifying in the way only the Atomic Age could be. —Paul Brady. © Justin Kase zfivez / Alamy. ... http://scotfin.com/ says, The modern, as in 1958 modern, Eiffel Tower, I suppose.