When he left the Heysel metro station Mr Monkey could clearly see which direction he needed to scamper in. He trotted across the empty carpark, and admired the aluminium-clad structure towering above him. The Atomium was built for the 1958 Exposition, and represents a steel molecule magnified 165 billion times.
You can read about the building at the Atomium website.
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