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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
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: 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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I loved that we had so many choices of where to eat and drink! Oh and lots of chocolate! Amazing place the architecture is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I loved that we had so many choices of where to eat and drink! Oh and lots of chocolate! Amazing place the architecture is amazing.

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Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Grand Place is absolutely worth seeing but I would recommend you get there early. There are lots of people there during the day and it is hard to get photos without lots of people in the way. I wouldn't recommend eating at any of the restaurants in the square because they are expensive, but you can't go wrong having a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The game place itself is a bland traffic circle...howeve it is surrounded by numerous museums, the palace, and other venues of interest. Not a tourist site on its own.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

very lively, overcrowded place, Good to spend an evening exploring the local belgian market.. you will find eateries, chocolate shops etc

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Lincoln
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We stayed very close to the Grand Place and spent most of our free time here. There are plenty of Chocolate shops with lots of goodies well what else in Belgium, clothes, kitchen ware, tourist and the usual city shops with plenty to walk arround. Some great buildings open to the public but we were only here for the F1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is a must see stop in Brussels. Winding thru the quaint cobblestone street which lead into the bustling Grand Place. Everyday it is filled with a varirty of activities. farmers markets, weddings, freinds meeting a children playing. A wonderful place to people watch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We were in Brussels for the weekend and had a couple of hours spare on our last morning, so took a wander down to the Grand Place. As you would expect, the open space itself is a bit touristy with the obligatory street vendors and tour guides herding unwieldy groups of people (are they any people left in Korea?!) but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We first entered the square by accident as we turned a corner on our way somewhere else, my 10 year old sons expression said it all, he stopped in his tracks looked up and gasped, it truly is beautiful, unfortunately one whole side is covered with scaffolding at the moment, we were staying just round the corner and would come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I think all tourists that come to Brussels will come here...this is where the grand square is, with lots of shops, restaurants and pubs around. Alot of tourist information centers, the statue of the boy peeing, the bus pickup points and train stations are all very close by. Food around this place is cheap compared to many other European countries.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

From loads of beautiful shops and restaurant to a whole surrounding of brilliant architecture, this is the place to be. No matter what you have in your agenda, there is something for everybody at here. There is history, there is impressive gothic architecture, for the lovers of Belgian chocolates, there are a whole lot of authentic shops around and if... More 

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Address: Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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