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Old Stock Exchange

Place du Theatre, 59000 Lille, France
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Ranked #1 of 58 Attractions in Lille
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
Description: Designed by architect Julien Destrée, the Old Stock Exchange (circa 1653) is a magnificent example of the Flemish baroque style.
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chicago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's a pretty building with some nice book stores in it, but can't see spending more than 30 minutes here

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Every first Sunday in the evening music and tango dancing, at other times antiquarians book market. Recommended

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Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The building is amazing but that is all. There are many antique sellers and if you like that type of thing then I'm sure you would enjoy it. It is well worth a look but that is really about it!

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Mayenne
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Interesting building but not much too it. Books and other bric-a-brac for sale, OK if in a car but not much good on the train.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Secondhand bookstalls are a delight if you like rummaging, the architecture is beautiful and I at is just fun to wander around

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Beautiful building just off La Grande Place. In the inner courtyard there are stalls with lots of old books, postcards, prints, posters, bric a brac for sale and a wonderful place to spend some time. None of the sellers hassled you (in fact it was hard to see who or where they were!) so you could browse to your heart's... More

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Strasbourg, France
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I just love this place i love the atmosphere , The building is beautiful .... If You go to Lille just go There

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A beautiful courtyard building with lots of interesting features both inside and out. There are lots of stalls on the inside selling bric-a-brac, collectibles, books, coins, paintings etc. Certainly worth a visit for a few minutes or longer if you have the time

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curacao
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It is a beautifull building and a step away from the grand place.a nice second hand book market( French mainly). On nice weather day, people plek chest.have a look during you're walk around town .

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Chelmsford
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lovely architecture inside the building. It houses a small number of second hand book stalls. Go for the building, no fee

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