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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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A crowded must-see

The square is surrounded by extremely beautiful buildings and is definitely worth seeing but prepare for a crowded place. There are squares and parks in the city those are much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The square is surrounded by extremely beautiful buildings and is definitely worth seeing but prepare for a crowded place. There are squares and parks in the city those are much much nicer to sit down and enjoy a moment.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The photos look better than the actual place. It was crowded and bustling with people, restaurants and shops. The square/buildings are quite nice, but nothing special

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Pity that this year they had the flower carpet elsewhere. there was a game going on which I didn't know what it was but it was interesting. Kind of like baseball but they hit the ball with their hands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Magnificent. Blown away by its beauty. Completely shocked at how gorgeous it is, especially at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and idyllic at night. Although very busy there was a relaxed calmness about Grand Place at dusk. People just sat on the floor in the square with a beer and a crepe and enjoyed the wonderful architecture as the sun went down and the lights lit up the town hall and museum. Very different to other cities, so relaxed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This square was really impressive, beautiful architecture and there were some really nice cafes you could sit in during the evening to people watch. It's especially nice at night when they light up all the buildings - looks pretty cool!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A great place to spend the day! Loaded with great places to grab a snack and amazing cold beer, steps to great hotels and overall, a spot to sit back and take in the culture and history!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful buildings, very lively place. I would like to see it with the flower carpet, must look wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

It´s a wonderfull place and the central square of the city of Brussels. There are beautiful historycal buildings such the guild houses, the City Hall and the Maison du Roi. Inclusive, the Grand-Place is considered as one of the most beautiful places of the world. The Grand-Place of Brussels was registered on the World Heritage List of the UNESCO in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is magnificent to look at. Very crowded with tourists but a must see. Be careful is you have purses and bags. Easy to get distracted for someone to pickpocket you.

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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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