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Address: Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Truly Magical

You turn a corner as you certainly must in order to enter this magnificent square and you are mesmerised and transported to another time. Beautiful buildings, unique architecture... read more

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Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

You turn a corner as you certainly must in order to enter this magnificent square and you are mesmerised and transported to another time. Beautiful buildings, unique architecture and a must for anyone visiting Belgium.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

While I agree this is a "must-do" in Brussels - it is breathtaking - I wish there was more information on the history of the Grand Place. We looked up the history on the Internet while walking around and viewing all the historical buildings. There was a couple museums in the square, but they were costly and the one we... More 

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Thank Mindy M
Brussels, Belgium
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Undoubtfully worth a journey to Belgium by itself, the Grand Place of Brussels illustrates the wealth and the power of the business corporations in the second millenium. Beautiful is to weak a word.

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Thank Guyxantato
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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very beautiful square with nice buildings but a bit far from metro station (about 6-7 minutes walking)

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Epping, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Grand Place is normally busy, so stop here in the early morning if possible. The gold really shines brightly when the sun is out. You can take a tour by horse and cart if you like, stop is on Rue Charles Buls, which was good for us as we found out more about the history of the square.

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Thank Alexander W
Wayzata, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This historic square has been beautifully maintained and is a must see in the city. It is beautiful in the day and lit dramatically at night. It can get quite crowded in high tourist season. Also, while beautiful at night, it can get a little sketchy when it gets very late.

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Thank CJB298
Melbourne
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Grand place is just amazing. We stepped in and found it breathtaking. We had some lunch there and a horse carriage ride loved it. Went back at night and just stood there and in amazement. Just beautiful.

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Thank maz555
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It a square that is in the city center. It is really crowded expecially at evenings. You can sit on the ground and see grand palace and another buildings. It is a good place to hang out with friends and have a little chat.

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Thank nafer k
Crewe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

must go and see this its awesome very busy lots to see and you can get a guided tour and great buildings take your camera

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Cork, Ireland
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What an amazing sight! All the buildings are so detailed and full of history. It's so beautiful especially on a sunny day when musicians and artists come to the square. Lovely to sit for a beer or coffee in one of the outdoor restaurants and enjoy the view.

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