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Address: Centro Historico, Mechelen 2000, Belgium
Activities: People-watching
Description: Antwerp's "Great Market" square is a popular attraction in the heart of...
Antwerp's "Great Market" square is a popular attraction in the heart of the old city.
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Super place

The market is a super place with very good pubs like the sava. The saterday market is a moment one should not miss

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Paul V
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Mechelen, Belgium
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Mechelen, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The market is a super place with very good pubs like the sava. The saterday market is a moment one should not miss

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Mechelen, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Dear ones may I draw your attention to the fact that 1° the correct name is Grote Markt (with a T) and 2° that the image shown is not one of the Grote Markt in Mechelen but in Antwerp. As a result, the comments I can see are messed up again. TigerSurrey relates to an annual steer weighing contest, which... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to this place many times during summertime, but this time it was during winter, and I still find it very interesting and lively.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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196 reviews 196 reviews
80 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Mechelen city market square is nice, but not more. There are better 'Grote Markt' places in Belgium.

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Surrey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A typical Flanders market setting but always surprising. Last weekend was the annual steer weighing contest!!Expect a wonderful Christmas market with skating rink and a really great tourist/souvenir shop. Look for the Antwerp symbol, the A with sun beams round it. When in Antwerp a must see.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Not much to see,nstead of visiting u better go to the area of the Kloosterstraat, a much nicer environment

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Lovely historic houses to see. In Suterdays can you by everthing on the huge market... Fish, meat, flowers, fabrics, hats, fruit, greens etc... My favourite is to go for oyster and cava, standning there and eating and looking at the market and all people. Talking to people around you :)

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Sabac, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Old and beautiful, surrounded by gold encrusted buldings and famous De Kathedraal.You can drink coffee and enjoy in ambient decorated with centuries.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Historical, a good meeting point with friends!The statue of Brabo is also a must see!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The 'Grote Markt' is the original market place of Antwerp. Its City Hall, its important surrounding near by 'De Schelde' - its entrance to the harbour, visited by the vikings, B.C. and A.C., leaving their traces in symbols and architecture... Look up in surch of the statues grown upon the buildings because they are everywhere. Ask for the oldest pub... More 

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