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Address: Place du Grand Sablon | R. de Rollebeek, Brussels, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Running
Description: Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du...
Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du Grand Sablon.
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A must see

A must see for when in Brussels. Great architectural styles and a great variety of traditional Belgium shops. These include chocolatiers, lace and waffle shops.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I visited in a hot summer day. It was quiet. relaxing, calm and refreshing. Also visited Notre Dame du Sablon where I had the fortune of being a witness of a very elegant wedding, with a very good children choir performing, as well as a soprano and attendants dressed in big hats and elegant suits

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A must see for when in Brussels. Great architectural styles and a great variety of traditional Belgium shops. These include chocolatiers, lace and waffle shops.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Nice little square with a regular and interesting little antique and bric a brac market. Good bars and restaurants around the area, which is perhaps just off the beaten track for tourists.

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Place du Grand Sablon, not to be confused with the Grand-Place, are two different squares although not far one other. This is also a nice square but impossible to compare to the Grand-Place which is one of the most beautiful in Europe. However it was nice to be here, the square is surrounded by beautiful historic buildings, some coffee shops... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Slightly less touristy that Le Grand Place so def worth a visit. Some cute little bars and good restaurants.. Very close to the marche aux puces which is defiantly worth a visit although if you are looking for a bargain, try during the week and not at the weekend.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Thought this square was okay. Went to the antiques market here and it wasn't that great at all. There are so many chocolate shops around this square I felt like I would go into a coma from all that sugar. I wouldn't really bother to make a special trip to this square since the Grand Place is the best square.

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great fun, great food, great beers - ideal for an evening out with friends. Def make a trip there and try a few different beers and food.

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Amberley, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is another beautiful square in the heart of Brussels, although more so on a sunny day with people strolling through or sat down on one of the terraces and having a pleasant drink. The main attraction of the square is the Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon, which is again another beautiful building here in Brussels. Also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Its a good choice with affordable pricing. Though the room service was a bit draggy. Had to call several times to get smallest of the things done.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a must visit on your trip to Belgium! Loads of great cafes and pubs and great to walk around and spend some time here. Indulge in the local fare and take loads of pictures. Its one of the most beautiful squares in Europe! It's close to Grote Market as well! There are plenty of artisan chocolate stores, so stock... More 

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Address: Place du Grand Sablon | R. de Rollebeek, Brussels, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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