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Place du Grand Sablon

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Address: Place du Grand Sablon | R. de Rollebeek, Brussels, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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Great place to be in Brussels. Just walk around here, go to the jardin du Sablon and enjoy all the little things this superb little place in Brussels has to offer. Been there many... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
Rafael J
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

Have a rest and enjoy coffee and feel the environment from your heart. I take a walk around and end up here and enjoy 2 hours coffee here looking at people.

1 Thank King Hao N
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

Charming historical place, 5 Chocolatier,Many restaurants and beer bars Antique show on weekends in tents, with great finds

1 Thank IbyH
Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Whole square and nearby streets full of good and interesting shops, restaurants excellent in terms of price and quality, bars, near to the museum area, the Royal Palace and the Palais de Justice. Well worth a visit

1 Thank DesdinovaUK
Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

The Place du Grand Sablon is in the historic centre of Brussels and just a 12-munute walk from Central station. There are lots of cafes and small restaurants to choose from together with a number of shops including a Louboutin store. If you want to taste the best chocolates, just visit Pierre Marcolini. The Church of Our Blessed Lady of... More 

2 Thank Peter C
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Best area to have a coffee. Do not miss the Marcolini chocolates and the Louboutin designer shoe store! Sablon can be reached on foot, 5-10 minutes from Louise area.

1 Thank kalsar
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Great place to be in Brussels. Just walk around here, go to the jardin du Sablon and enjoy all the little things this superb little place in Brussels has to offer. Been there many times, always special atmosphere here! And I was born and raised in Brussels!

1 Thank Rafael J
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Worth a visit on the weekend when the antiques market is on. There are a few other places worth visiting in the area as well.

1 Thank Colin F
Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

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!

1 Thank Johanna O
Réthimnon, Rethimni, Greece
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

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.

Thank Yiannis K
Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

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

Thank mithuuu

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