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Address: Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate...

Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate Grand Place is the center of Brussels, where many historic buildings dating from the 17th century are located.

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Guild houses

The grand place is surrounded by beautiful old guild houses. Very rare to see such excellent examples of centuries old buildings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The grand place is surrounded by beautiful old guild houses. Very rare to see such excellent examples of centuries old buildings.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic building and a lovely atmosphere. Lots of people stand in the square admiring the building, eating there waffles and posing for photos. I recommend a visit, great for photos and a great starting point for exploring the city, there is lots of little alleys from the square full of great eateries and shops.

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Soborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

so over the top that you must succumb to its richness of guilding - nice to sit for a beer at night - always many people

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

All visitors that comes to Brussels love to visit Grand-Place the center of this nice city, great buildings all over, restaurants, bars, casinos and much more.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A postcard perfect city square in the heart of old Brussels. Numerous small streets lead away from the square to other nearby attractions, numerous chocolate and waffle fooleries, gift shops, boutiques, museums etc etc. Quaint picturesque and a good choice priority for a first half day in Brussels

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everywhere you look, you see beautiful, ornate details. When I was there, there were two stages set up, and they alternated concerts. It is a wonderful place to enjoy a beer at an outdoor table, or savor a waffle perched on a curb.

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Thank Lisa J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

really enjoyable summer evening , jazz was playing and the square was filled with people just having a good relaxed evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great surroundings building looks very artistic great detail of architecture in the buildings. It has to be my favorite spot in Brussels.

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Thank Onur S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The heart brussels has a very ornate look, the square is quite busy hosting concerts and shows during special days. Its rich in gothic architecture, giving a superb perspective of the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Surrounded by Guild Halls full of history and very welled maintained. So much history and lots of stalls selling souvenirs and flowers on Sunday morning. Just a short walk to the Manneken Placs too.

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