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Grand Place

Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ok it's stunned by and the buildings are amazing. Worth going at night as well as its stunning lit up. Avoid the tourist restaurants as a massive rip off.

Thank brngrnbck
Reviewed yesterday

Walking towards the Grand Place we were in love with the streets and shops but the moment we rounded the corner the sight took our breath away! Our visit was super quick and at night but the place was one of the most beautiful places...More

Thank Karla C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Living near Brussels I had the opportunity very frequently to go to the Grand Place and especially when all the flowers were like on the picture. Then it is marvellous and you can stay looking at them for a very long time. Each year they...More

Thank Francine V
Reviewed 2 days ago

In the evening, when 70% of the visitors are elsewhere, you'll have good picture opportunities. They will illuminate the buildings. Looks even more breathtaking then during day time.

Thank Equitecnoc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The most beautiful part of the city..This square is full of great buildings with amazing architecture!!In one of them you can find the Brussels museum with many exciting things to see and learn about the city of Brussels..A few meters away you can see the...More

Thank sitofsakin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is quite a site to see and good for photographs but not at the top of my list. Brussels for me was quite a let down. As Belgium's capital, I wasn't taken with it, it didn't have a good vibe like Ghent or Bruges.

Thank tracyh3003
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice architecture and environment, visiting this place is a must whenever you visit Brussels city

Thank Javier P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful and neat place to visit. Just walking around the square is amazing. The buildings are beautiful and there are a lot of shops and restaurants to visit.

Thank Red3185
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just amazing to walk into this square and see all the amazing architecture. There are a lot of cafes outside and we didn't go in any buildings other than to eat but still worth it

Thank tobshan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the main atractions of the city, Grand-place is majestic! Don't miss it! The renovations are finally concluded, so you can have now the full impact of the beauty of this place! No matter how short is your stay in Brussels, find time to...More

Thank Aline V
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Is the light show only in dec/Jan? Or can we see it in May?
May 19, 2017|
Response from Dario D | Reviewed this property |
Mainly during xmas or special events.
Can I walk around the Grand Place (or other parts of Brussels) with a beer? I'm unfamiliar with the liquor laws. Thanks!
May 8, 2017|
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Response from shyamnambiar | Reviewed this property |
You can.
How safe is this place in the evening? Is there crowd past 9pm?
April 14, 2017|
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Response from lentravel | Reviewed this property |
safe, police everywhere