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Place du Jeu de Balle

Place du Jeu de Balle, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Ranked #102 of 220 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This flea market takes up the entire square, but there are not many items of particular note. Many vendors specialize in one area such as used clothing, African statues, china, glass ware, etc. Its a bit of a hodge-podge of things. Interesting to walk through and look at, but not particularly special or cultural to Brussels. Also a bit of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Full of really tacky rubbish far better off visiting stef antiek for more stylish objects also try rue blaes for antique shops.

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It's a normal flea market. However, the importance of this place is that Brussels started there. You won't find a miracle, however, I saw some nice looking lamps.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Quite nice atmosphere. Most stuffs appear to be over priced, strangely in most stalls when you start haggle they often have to call someone to ask, feel like they all work for same group of people.

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Rest assured your chances of finding anything much here are limited by the junk it is neceassary to shift through. Genuine antiques, of which there are perilously few, generally have one too many digits to make them attractive buys, The vendors are generally a pretty ignorant bunch of house clearance merchants,but since most come from N Africa they are a... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Great place to find antiques, curios, trinkets silverware, glasses of all kinds, old books, etc. ... it starts very early every day and finished at 2pm, avoid the weekend it's really crowded but it's great during the week days.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

There is an amazing flea market. Here you buy old items, antiques, junk and just about everything. you have to bargain. Free toilet is on the square. Free space for the car (parking)is hard to find. Around the market are antique shops, but the prices are much more expensive in them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

A terrific place, full of interesting and not interesting stuff, cheap and expensive items, delicate and finely crafted or big and regular households. A number of bars, bistro and restaurants/snacks, where you can spend a relaxing time, listening to live music bands on the streets.. Personally, I used to go there quit often, with friends or alone sometimes.. Highly recommended:)

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Bel Air, Md
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

If you are tiring of cultural sights, spend some time at Place du Jeu de Balle. It is about a 15-20 min walk from the Grand Place area. You can wander up and down the rows and sift through everything from dishes and lamps to paintings and rugs...junk for all tastes! My husband found an old wooden chisel, so he... More

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Brussels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Every day the selection changes! Open from... 6 am? to 3 pm, lots of things to be had - from classic wind-up clocks to old radios to new cameras to kitchen things to miniature train sets to bicycles to samovars to clothes.... The list goes on! Even if you don't buy anything, it is a lot of fun to see... More

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