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Grand Place

Lille, France (Vieux Lille 4)
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Ranked #2 of 58 Attractions in Lille
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.
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Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A lovely central square influenced by the Flemish architecture - similar to the ones in Bruges, Ghent. You might not be impressed if you have previously been in the one in Brussels though. Very nice place to hang around, have a coffee or a snack in very reasonable prices. One of the least expensive cities in France overall, is highly... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

From our hotel walking to find food or places to visit, we found ourselves walking via Grand Square most days and ate at outside tables on a couple of occasions. You get a good view of the town architecture from here

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Lille, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

it's a great place to hang out with friends. All day long, there are a lot of young people there, chatting. Here also you can find some coffee bar with great view of the square.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A very large outdoor center with a large variety of restuarants and tourist attractions.Most striking are the surrounding buildings,the architecture,the styles,colours and monuments.

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Edinburgh
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Beautiful placein the centre with Theatre du Nord dominating. Lots to see close by this fine gathering space.

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weston super mare
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A lovely location to sit with a beer or two watching the world pass you by. Theres always something going on!

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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215 reviews 215 reviews
101 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I found Lille a charming and laid back city and the main square or Grande Place was the cherry on the cake. It's cobbled ground, exquisite buildings and charming cafes make this a place you could easily spend a few hours without keeping track of time.

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Lille, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Not enough trees. When you see a square like this, you've already see the others... They're all the same. I may go there everyday and I always have the feeling that trees are missing in the place...

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Lovely to walk around and explore the other streets that lead into the old town. You really can't get lost and lots of restaurants. Nice to sit by the fountain watching people go by.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Excellent place to sit, have a drink and watch the city pass by. Several bars to choose from, all with outside seating.

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