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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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What a lovely square !

You can stand there in the middle of the square and admire the magnificent buildings which surround the square. Nicely decorated with gilted ornamental futures they are great. No... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2015
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776 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2015

You can stand there in the middle of the square and admire the magnificent buildings which surround the square. Nicely decorated with gilted ornamental futures they are great. No wonder why so amny people take pictures from all the buildings there.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2015

Really you need to stand in the middle and gawp! There was serious renovation work going on, the weather was grey and drab, but the square was still wonderful!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2015

Grand-Plkace is both histroicakl and magic, full of food and very old buildings. Brussels history is old and Grand-Place shows most of the history. Dont forget the old Brewery House, and be aware of bad restaurants!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2015

The place is always buzzing with tourists. The architecture and museums are nice. The cobbled streets ensure that the history is kept intact. The neo-gothic structures rising from all four sides makes sure that you are nostalgic. Nice evening spend

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited the square on a cold February night and it was beautiful. The bars and restaurants are warm and inviting and the architecture impressive. Go slightly off the square to discover lovely old bars where the locals eat and drink for a more authentic experience.

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Waleska, Georgia
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Reviewed February 11, 2015

went last year with family during europe tour, place to be included in your visit list. great design and extreamly beautiful.

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Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful and big buildings! Visit the city museum to see the Manneken Pis in different costumes :)!

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Reviewed February 9, 2015

Came to visit the Grand Place during an overnight stay in Brussels Massive square - lovely space Didn't like the pavement area in the square area - very uneven and horrible to walk about during the winters period But a must to see when visiting Brussels

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Hamilton, Australia
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Reviewed February 9, 2015

Full of chocolate shops and restaurants. Beautiful buildings. Make sure to check out the area, have some waffles and chocolates.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 9, 2015

Amazing plaza surrounded by marvelous old buildings.I recommend to visit them at night as well.The Grand Place of Brussels in Belgium - made by men im S.XVI

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