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Address: Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the...

Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate Grand Place is the center of Brussels, where many historic buildings dating from the 17th century are located.

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Lovely place to visit. Went on viva tours and learnt histpry of the Grand Place and surroubding areas. Great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely place to visit. Went on viva tours and learnt histpry of the Grand Place and surroubding areas. Great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived in the afternoon and we went for a walk near our hotel. As we turned a corner we were awe struck by the magnificence and beauty of this place. If you love architecture and history, this is the grandest place to be spending your holiday. The square is lovely and vibrant. Huge difference in photos as compared to... More 

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Albufeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brussels' Grand-Place is indeed grand. Once you lay your eyes on it, it's difficult not to be mesmerised. The architecture is truly spectacular! The square is surrounded by restaurants and shops, and being such an international city, there is a constant buzzing atmosphere. During the day, it's gorgeous..... at night when the buildings are lit up, it's something even more... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First of all very sad with the news of these days. Year after year of coming and every time nice experiences. I love the different places to eat and drink here, the best chocolates, and also coffee and macaron shops, ethnic food from many countries. My choices: Neuhaus for chocolates and Chez Leon for not expensive and good food.

Thank Ramonpy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The most attractive part of BRUSSELS. You can feel fairytale atmosphere in the heart of brussel-and that is GRAND PLACE

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having its origins as the market square in the original 12th or 13th century settlement, it is understandable that this square is lined with the city hall and various respendid guild halls as the different trades tried to out-do each other in displaying their prosperity. The dates on the different halls, typically 17th century, testify to their age, and were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is it, a plaza, surrounded with the most beautiful buildings your will encounter in Europe. Visit and fill your eyes with the beauty of it. I went with no guide, so I know nothing of the story of the place, which surely is fantastic, just enjoy the greatness mankind can build is enough.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely square. Well worth a visit. Plenty of places to eat and drink. Looks wonderful day or night. I visited in the rain and it was still wonderful.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small cafes around, larger restaurants, friendly people and beautiful to look at, wherever you sit. Perfect for a 30-minute break from all that walking!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The grand place was really beautiful with plenty of coffee around, lots of chocolate taste (think has to take with you, it is delicious) and great atmosphere with wonderful people

Thank Fried S

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