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Address: Centro Historico | Centro Historico, Antwerp 2800, Belgium
Phone Number: 215474845
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Antwerp's "Great Market" square is a popular attraction in the...

Antwerp's "Great Market" square is a popular attraction in the heart of the old city.

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Nice buildings.

This is a nice square, where you have a date with history. You can admire the town hall and lots of beautiful houses over here. Look at the top of the roofs. Don't forget to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice square, where you have a date with history. You can admire the town hall and lots of beautiful houses over here. Look at the top of the roofs. Don't forget to look at the statue of Brabo and read about the story. The bars and restaurant are not typical over here. Go in the smaller streets.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful square with beautiful buildings with restaurants and cafes around the area. I was pleasantly surprised by the absence of the hordes of tourists mostly present in Brussels. It makes the place much more peaceful.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The big square with its majestic facades, with little treasures carved and sculpted everywhere is a must see

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing super special, but buildings there are nice (I mean the 4 houses with a pretty unique shape). Moreover there is the statue picturing the legend from which Antwerp take its name. So it may be intersting. But I would not define it essential!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like choices in food and shopping this is the place to visit. You do not have to worry about crowds as can just go to another store since there are so many. Christmas shopping is in full swing all around Europe so Antwerp stores are offering lots of discounts allover the Grote Markt. If you love Belgian Waffles... More 

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Antwerpen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The combination of tall gabled house and the magnificent City Hall make this a must-see. In the daytime when the sun catches the gilded statues it is very beautiful and at night the floodlighting creates a dramatic view.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Grote Markt is a nice square in Antwerp and a must see during your visit. Especially in the summer all bars have outdoor terraces with good beers and snacks.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Antwerp: definitely worth a visit, but not worth a detour if Antwerp wasn't on your itinerary in the first place. Plenty of cosy & interesting bars nearby, such as the Sous-sol wine & beer bar in the cellar of the Cartoons cinema.

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Sint-Amands, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's always something going on here, always a surprise. Surrounded by medieval buildings and the city hall, it definitely a place never to miss. Not by locals whenever we visit Antwerp, so certainly not by tourists who are obviously numerous here. And of course very welcome too :-)

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely beautiful place to visit. Even more amazing that most of it survived at the hands of the Germans during the world war(s). We tend to find a lot of these squares much of a muchness across this part of Europe, but this one was stunning.

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