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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
Fee: Yes
Activities: Running, Shopping, City walk sightseeing
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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have been to 12 cities in Western Europe and many squares, but I must say that this square is by far the most magnificent amongst all! Go take an afternoon coffee break at the cafes nearby (if Starbucks is your thing, there is one at the square). If you want to buy chocolates, there are Godiva and Leonidas outlets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a square filled with expensive antique shops and swanky restaurants. This major square attracts many tourists who especially enjoy exploring the art galleries and the delicious chocolate outlets. The area is particularly beautiful during specific festivals which take place throughout the year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Only 10 minutes walk from Grand Place or the Royal Palace, it is located in a less touristic, popular district of Brussels, giving home to numerous fine restaurants, bars, chocolate and antique stores and such. Most of the buildings are built in traditional Belgian style, with the Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon located in the middle, dominating... More 

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

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