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Place du Chatelain

Rue de l'Amazone, Brussels, Belgium
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Ranked #94 of 218 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Going to a city midweek often rules out markets-except for fruit and veg ones. The wednesdat market in Place de Chatelain is predominantly food and drink but its a really good experience. Its that elusive experience we are usually all after when away on holiday- a local experience. Its just lots and lots of people browsing, tadting, shopping and eating-... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Cosy place to have lunch or afternoon tea or just to chat with friends. I did lost first time when I was driving there, but overall it's pretty easy to get to. For me it is a special place because the wedding boutique where I bought my dress is situated there. So I will always remember it.

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Stocksund, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Typical Brussels architecture, masses of restaurants, great street market on Wednesdays. The square itself is not square but nicely irregular with lots of trees. Oh, and a nearby hotel is one of the few in Brussels with good facilities for wheelchairs.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

When I manage to get home early enough in the summer on a Wednesday, one of my favourite activities is to go the Chatelain market and meet with friends and soak up the atmosphere. It usually becomes a big street party with people spilling out on the street not only at the market, but also in the neighbouring bars (I... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

An area where young inhabitants of Brussels like to hang out on weekends or summer days. The Place du Chatelain itself hosts only few bars and restaurants, but the surrounding streets have more to offer. Just stroll around and discover beautiful houses, small bars and restaurants, and all sorts of shops and boutiques.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The square itself has it charms - so does the location and the streetside pubs in the even ing heaving with thirsty young things. Above al the Wednesday afternoon market should not be missed.

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

This is one of the loveliest areas in Brussels with lots of restaurants, bars, shops and "multi-national" hippy yuppies all. On a sunny day, you might struggle to find a place to sit down for a beer. If you love shoes shopping, you must go to De Griff where you can find discounted designer shoes.

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Some nice clothes shops in the neighborhood all of which are boutiques. It's expensive to buy a place here, though renting is reasonable if you can handle the discomfort of lack of elevators. There are some nice houses in the area and some good restaurants. No bargains here. Great lebanese, wonderful "raconte moi des salades", and overrated pizza take-out where... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

I have lived in Brussels for only 4 months. I live 5 minutes away from Place du Chatelain by foot, and it is one of my favorite places because it is lively and very fun. Go on a Wednesday and it is a guaranteed good time...lots of people watching, food merchants, people to meet!

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Top Contributor
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27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Full of bars, cafes, restaurants and people shopping and enjoying a Belgian beer. Lovely market in Wednesdays!

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