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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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Amazing place, trows you back many centuriest. The entire area close to the Schelde. Make sure to visit 't Steen to

Amazing place, trows you back many centuries. The entire area close to the Schelde & Meir. Make sure to visit 't Steen to. Enjoy the fantastic food, beers, jenevers & nightlife... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place, trows you back many centuries. The entire area close to the Schelde & Meir. Make sure to visit 't Steen to. Enjoy the fantastic food, beers, jenevers & nightlife, no closing hours! :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Especially in the winter, this is where all the activity happens, i.e. the christmas market, skating rink & all the shops with souvenirs, quite the lovely sight.

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Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful square with the famous Brabo statue, a few old pubs and a lot of historical buildings. When visiting Antwerp you will pass here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here after Christmas. It is still an awesome market with many stalls and great buildings surrounding it. Nice to take a walk through and look at the stalls and shops

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In december the square and all the side streets were in Christmas settings and lights. A great Christmas Market and Fair along the River Schelde. Lots of presents to buy and food and warm drinks at this lovely market. But even when everything is back to normal it is a delight to be on this square.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to have an impression of the splendor of this city during the late Middle Ages and later, just go to the Grote Markt, close to the landmark cathedral. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Christmas lights were very good. Very pretty at night. Stopped off at one of the bars for a drink of hot chocolate and were served with pleasant smile and polite staff. Went back the next day and ordered Hot chocolate again, we were spoilt with croissants! lovely place to visit. Felt safe and did giggle at their health and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in an apartment just round the corner from Grote Markt so walked though the square several times a day. A beautiful showcase to a lovely city and well worth learning a little more about the history and legends surrounding some of the buildings round the square.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sq is the place to start your Christmas visit with lots of stalls and ice skating. You can then follow the street into other town squares and onto the river. Call it the Christmas Market trail.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'capital' of Flanders, Belgium's second city deserves more attention. The Grote Markt, with it's statue of Silvio Brabo throwing the giant's hand is delightful, particularly in all its Christmas finery.

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