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Wonderful strolling area with great modernist shops

A lively area with an endless collection of shops selling modernist items from furniture to bric a brac, art galleries, brasseries and more. Eat at Restobieres

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lively area with an endless collection of shops selling modernist items from furniture to bric a brac, art galleries, brasseries and more. Eat at Restobieres

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Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This used to be the area where the poor people of Brussels lived. Today, it is a popular and trendy multicultural area, with nice antiques shops (expensive though) and African art shops. The easiest way to get here is to take the elevator on the square in front of the palace of justice. Then follow indications to the vossenplein.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Lively, good weather than nice terraces with good food and drinks. If you need antics or art all shops and possibilities are in this place.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

It's nice flea market with many second hand stuff. At first sight you may think there's nothing interesting, but after some searching you can buy great glasses and plates and vinyls from 60's only for 2,5euro! Don't expect there any antiques.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It was really interesting to see this part of Brussels, as it feels like stepping into another, more diverse world (as opposed to the central parts further up). However, I did not find the Quartier as charming as expected. There were interesting second-hand shops but they were far between and although some parts were nice the overall impression was that... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We have visit this square several times and always found something "new" to buy. It is especially nice to be there on a Sunday. There are several cafe's next to it where to can rest and have coffee or something to eat.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I love getting away for the expected when on holidays and the walk though the neighbourhood was really beautiful. Take the lift to Palais of Justice for breathtaking views if the city.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Being here is like being inan other city. I believe it is the poor neighborhood and this is obvious on the buildings. It is also very dirty but despite this it is charming. Big flea market at Place de Jeu de Balle, and many galleries, studios, art shops, little cafes, 2nd hand shops. It is nice to wonder around and... More 

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vicenza
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

IT is one of the few places left in the capital where you can experience real life as it was in the old times. go to place of the jeau de balle..stroll at the market, then go to eat at le clef d' or and there try a croquue madam with a draft leffe blond ..you'll go back in time..

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London, United Kingdom
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132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

You'll either love this area or hate it. If you are interested in flea markets, little independent cafes and bars, galleries, and retro shop after retro shop, you can spend several hours happily wandering around. Given the number of new shops and galleries around, I suspect this is a very up and coming area of the city. It's a great... More 

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