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Address: Lille, France
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Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

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I really enjoyed this city! I'm very glad I took my time to explore it all! It's extremely beautiful!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Caracas, Venezuela

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this city! I'm very glad I took my time to explore it all! It's extremely beautiful!

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Hualien, Taiwan
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful square located in the town center not far from the railway station, among the best squares but sure not the best

Thank bitto2015
Antwerp, Belgium
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square is surrounded with beautiful Flemish style buildings. Take your time to check them all out. Sadly, traffic is rushing across the square, which spoils it a little.

Thank MatthiasFonteyne
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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317 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge square with some spectacular buildings. At the heart of the city it acts as a divide between old and new town. Numerous bars to sit and watch the world go by. Car park underneath.

Thank zonda
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grand place is exactly that. It is big and grand and the architecture is beautiful but watch out. Alot of beggers roam the grand place and almost follow you. just a precaution but don't let that deter you.

Thank Peter M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the Bellevue hotel overlooking this square in January. With the Wheel in full swing and nice weather, this was a great place to use as a central hub, visiting the bars and restaurants in the surrounding streets. Quite picturesque!

Thank Ben S
Kent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the high level of tension created by the events just a few weeks previously, Lille presented a a defiant attitude and everyone was there to enjoy themselves. The central attraction (including a ferris wheel and a snow-covered Santa's Grotto) was as spectacular as it was exciting. The resteraunts surrounding the square served wonderful food and at reasonable prices which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was busy when I went and still had Xmas rides taking up most of the square, watch out for traffic the cars can drive through the square.

Thank CCBX
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grand Place not only offers a vibrant heart to this city but also defines the divide between the new and the traditional faces of this larger than expected experience. Resteraunt so offer unexpected connection to Wales with their take on Welsh rarebit but this offers a really heartwarming boost to fight a chill winter air

Thank Tracy_and_Gary
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I was surprised that Lille is such a beautiful town and I did not visit Paris again after all feeling quite at home here. The architecture is impressive, the places to eat plentiful and people very friendly, sharing a joke about my lack of French speaking skills was welcome. Go to St Maurice church in the centre and light a... More 

Thank Sandra N

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