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“Brussels main shopping street” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rue Neuve

Rue Neuve
Rue Neuve, Brussels, Belgium
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Ranked #103 of 206 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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“Brussels main shopping street”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

There are 2 main shopping areas in Brussels that you need to be aware of - Rue de Neuve and Avenue Louise.

In summary Rue de Neuve is best described as mainstream and is more central to the city centre whereas Avenue Louise is more upmarket and trendy and situated away from the true city centre in the Ixelles commune of Brussels.

Brussels is eclipsed in shopping terms by London, Paris and even Antwerp but on Rue Neuve you will find your stock of European high street names as well as a large shopping mall with department store.

Visited July 2012
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“not much to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The short story about Rue Neuve is that there are a lot more interesting shopping areas in Brussels. Rue Neuve is very touristy, fully of big chains (which it might be what you are looking for) but what caught my eye was that there were lots of second brand shops.
Do your homework and find somewhere else to go shopping.

Visited July 2012
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“Nothing special”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This is just like all the shopping centers everywhere in the world. If you're on a short trip to Brussels, don't waste your time here.

Visited July 2012
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“Shop till you drop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

I always shop here with my teenage daughter. You'll find everything you need for everyone. Stop at the Exki for a healthy lunch. easy walk to the Grande Place and all the touristic areas. Big sales on July 1st. And like every where in Belgium, everything is closed on Sundays.

Visited June 2012
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“Crowded shopping street with all the big boring clothing chains”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

if you like to visit every different h&m in the world

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