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The Bourse (Stock Exchange)

Palais de la Bourse, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 509 12 11
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The center of Belgium's financial world for 200 years.
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Palais de la Bourse, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 509 12 11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great city View from the square , building is nice and walk around the premises... not much to see. Picture spot

Thank apocalipse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This elegant architectural structure was built in the 19th century. Housing the stock exchange, currently closed awaiting its new tenants. Now a favourite meeting place for locals on the steps.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Marriott just around the corner from the Bourse. The square is always busy (with at times loud blaring music which thankfully did stop before mid night). it is not at first evident what this building is for - there are always...More

Thank LondonCitytraveller
Reviewed August 15, 2017

While exploring the city we found ourselves on the pedestrian only square outside the old stock exchange (which is, we were told, being turned into a beer museum!). The building itself is impressive, but more enjoyable was the vibe in the area. Lots of people...More

Thank Archie M
Reviewed August 4, 2017

This stunning building was once the Stock Exchange of Brussels, though it is currently unoccupied and looks neglected. The immediate area seems run-down and forgotten. I read about the drunks lurking on the grand steps and how they were turning the building into a beer...More

Thank 493Ron
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

The bourse is the metro stop gateway signposting you are at the centre..It is not the centre of Brussels, it is just the building that everyone knows on the middle of the very big boulevard. Directly behind it is the grand place and historic centre....More

Thank BorehamCarter
Reviewed July 18, 2017

When passing the Bourse, you should remember to check out the underground ruing that can be seen from the street level!

Thank JorgenHelstrup
Reviewed July 1, 2017

My jaw dropped when first I passed the Bourse: it is hosting a photographic exhibition, “The World of Steve McCurry”. This is one of several exhibitions of McCurry’s work currently showing around Europe. Even if you are unfamiliar with his name, you will be familiar...More

Thank travelBliss13
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

It's quite central and easy to walk past, even without looking for it, but the square in front of it is horrible. Pedestrianised, while still looking like a main road, with street cleaning trucks struggling to fight against the rubbish, lots of graffiti and beggars.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

beautiful building but there are a lot of intimidating drunk people hanging around the steps here which makes it a bit uncomfortable to visit

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Response from Neil K | Reviewed this property |
very walkable,beautiful architecture along the way and the most famous frituur ( French Fries restaurant) in Belgium and some amazing Old taverns right by the Bourse including A'La Becasse,Bon Vieux Temps or L'Imaige Nostre... More