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Address: Place Ste. Catherine, Brussels, Belgium
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A lively square

St Catherine is a lively area of the city with many people out and about in the square, either enjoying a drink in the sun or families playing on the play park. The St Catherine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

St Catherine is a lively area of the city with many people out and about in the square, either enjoying a drink in the sun or families playing on the play park. The St Catherine church makes a stunning backdrop.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Visited the Christmas Market here with Caladonian Travel. The market & the Place itself are very nice with a great festive atmosphere. It's unlikely you'll pick up many actual gifts, unless you want gloves/scarves, but the Decorations for Sale & the stalls themselves are all very good. Extremely Disappointed with Caladonian Travel though... we booked the 3-Day Mini-Cruise. The cabins... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

A lovely place to hang out both day and night. Take a seat and have a Belgian beer and watch the world go by. In the evening the place is alive with people dining. Most of the restaurants had outdoor seating and in September it was nice to sit outside.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A lovely place to hang out. There are plenty of places to eat and drink and a great ice cream shop. Beautiful in the sunshine and a relaxed, happy atmosphere with lots of locals.

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Campobasso, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Incredible place to have a walk around, to enjoy a cocktail with friends, stoll along the channel or eat at one of the excellent restaurant near-by: ribs, fish or hamburger! Anyone can choose its favourite!

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I visited this square as maybe my first attraction during my stay in Brussels this square being located nearby my hotel. It is just a normal square except the main attraction which is well worth to visit, I am talking about the beautiful church standing at the center of the square. Get inside it, the church it's really nice, no... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

St Catherine and its surroundings is one of the best place in Brussels. Especially when the time is good, not raining, not cold, everybody is just sitting in front of the church, some are eating outside in the restaurant surrounding, a lot of people just enjoying being there among all others. The ambiance is just perfect to spend evening with... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great place to hang out or get food - nice church too! Get away from the crowds of grand place!! Coffee shops and cafes!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Belgium is known for its Christmas markets so I had reasonably high hopes for this one. It was good but not great. There were lots of stalls and the backdrop was fairly nice but it didn't really feel like it had a central point or much by way of features, preferred Prague.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The Place St. Catherine, also known as ' The Fish Market', is a nice square/place to have drinks and/or lunch/dinner. If you like seafood, this is the place to go in Brussels. There are about a dozen (12+) restaurants serving seafood but also other fine stuff. If you choose a menu you typically get good value for money. On a... More 

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