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Place du Grand Sablon

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Address: Place du Grand Sablon | R. de Rollebeek, Brussels, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du...

Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du Grand Sablon.

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Situated in the heart of the city, this place is always busy and crowded with a lot of shops there. You can find some very good chocolates from there

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Stavanger, Norway
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely square with many chocolate shops and international stores, with a beautiful church worth a visit. On weekends there is a antiques market where lovers of old glass and silverware can indulge!

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Réthimnon, Rethimni, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sablon area is a wonderful “must” place for the visitors of Brussels. Carrying a long diverse history, this cosy place reflects interesting life of the city. The place to eat, drink and buy antiquities.

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the heart of the city, this place is always busy and crowded with a lot of shops there. You can find some very good chocolates from there

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paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was an outdoor antiques market to stroll in a beautiful setting. Also there are many chocolate boutiques on the square as well as restaurants and indoor antiques shops as well. An absolute must!!!

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most prestigious square in Brussels. Surrounded by shops with style, you can find incredible antiques and taste delicious handmade chocolates!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In The Grand Sablon you will find all the best chocolate from Belgium ... Marcolini (the top), Léonidas, Godiva, Cornée la Toison d'Or .... and Wittamer

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L.I. New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Nice area to wander around. We ate at one of the cafes, which was very tasty, and it looked out onto the plaza. It was a lovely evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you collect in art, mainly non-western art, the area of the Grand Sablon and the adjacent streets is heaven on earth. Especially in African tribal art you find here some of the best dealers in the world, whose prices are better than in Paris and infinitely better than with the marauding auction houses. You can spend days going from... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Wow all these little streets/ alleys are great to explore with plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants. There are chocolate shops in between all the cafes etc so you will not go home with out trying its wonderful chocolate.

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Lauro de Freitas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

It doesn't have anything to atract the tourist atraction , only a beautiful garden and some pubs around it, I didn't like it very much.

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