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Address: Lille, France
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Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

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Impressive plaza

Lovely architecture, surrounded by eateries and shops. There is sometimes entertainment in the square which maybe good. Bustling and a great place to people watch

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely architecture, surrounded by eateries and shops. There is sometimes entertainment in the square which maybe good. Bustling and a great place to people watch

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Grand Place is an extraordinary collection of beautiful historic buildings. It is very picturesque, particularly in the late afternoons when the light is hitting the Bell Tower and the Old Stock Exchange. One real interesting tidbit is to look for the cannonballs that are still embedded in the stone facade of one of the buildings. They date back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Lille on the way to our hotel in Belgium, so were tired, but brightened up when we saw how attractive the square is. A band was playing, and we enjoyed sitting outside. Well worth coming back to with more time.

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just love the architecture, the light, its an amazing place to make beautifull picture and have a "shower" of culture. I recommend it

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a snack here during a trip out...definately worth a look. lovely building and servie was very good.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at the Mercure Hotel Grand Place, we experienced immidiatly we had choosen the right 1! This square, location and city are worthwhile visiting. Looking for a citytrip, book Lille!

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit! Beautiful old buildings with lots of history....would highly recommend! Spend some time...grab a sandwich and or coffee!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You'll want to touch every building... you'll feel as if you were in a fairytale. Lille is my second favourite city of Europe. Séville is first ❤

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

walking around Lille, and bought a coffee and sat by fountain, surrounding by great buildings...shame they dont build buildings like these....was a sunny day when we went so could enjoy our surroundings more, just take time out and relax.....would love to go back to Lille to enjoy the city and Grand Place...fabulous food near by also.....if in Lille its a... More 

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Buren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In August 2014 the Grand Place was dressed with Tree-pots. Looked very nice and, together with the fountain and the beautiful surrounding buildings, made the space rather cozy. I guess its an annual thing.

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