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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me is the most beautiful small street in Brussels! It a historical small street full of beauty and small shops/chocolateries / pubs/ restaurants. Except the street all the area of sablon is magnificent. The church the square and the luxurious cafeterias- bars worth to visit!

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The square gathers the highest concentration of finest chocolate makers. Walking by is just a pleasure for the nose and the eyes. Some have decorated their shop front in a fantastic manner worth to see. The square is nice and you can enjoy the view sitting in one of the numerous terrasses. In the way through / from many other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Very trendy place with many stores, cafes and chocolate shops around. Grab a chair, taste something and watch the people around you.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

You have a lot of small restaurants and café's there and when you have a bit of sunshine all the terrasses are full in a minute. It's the antiquairs area and you'll see stuff you haven't seen anywhere else.

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This place is the place to be seen. Wonderful place to stop, have a coffee and watch the world go by and see how the other half lives.great antique market at the weekend and worth a visit. Lots of cafes but stay clear of the big glitzy ones as a coffee is a ridiculous price.

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