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Very Pretty, a little hard to Find

It was really cool to stand in the middle of the plaza. The memorial only takes a few minutes to... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
Jamey C
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A quiet spot to rest

I found this square by accident and found it to be a quiet, clean, and peaceful spot. The history... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

This place is in my opinion just a square, albeit with a nice momument in the center of it. I would not recommend taking any detours to visit this square. Pictures from google or tripadvisor should suffice.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

We found this place by accident when out shopping on the main shopping parade in Brussels and looking for a sit down to rest in the extreme heat. This is literally just behind the shopping street and is so quiet and peaceful it's hard to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ruth M
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

i found it by accident while i was shopping. very quiet without many visitors. very beautiful square

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

It was really cool to stand in the middle of the plaza. The memorial only takes a few minutes to read and walk around. It was a little awkward to get to though. The statue is totally surrounded by buildings and there were only a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jamey C
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I found this square by accident and found it to be a quiet, clean, and peaceful spot. The history was quite sad as it's the resting spot for so many. It's near a school, so plenty of students were around.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 23, 2016

A nice place where you can sit and take a peaceful rest on a bench – in the sun if you are lucky. It is close to the shopping center and shopping street but yet quite. The architecture of the surrounding buildings is great.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 496ash
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Worth a few minutes of anybody's time to enjoy some peaceful contemplation away from the bustling streets of Brussels. Best enjoyed in the early evening with a fine scotch or two - Talisker Dark Storm being my recommendation.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Make a change to find a nice square with a fine statue not overrun with cafes impinging on the space and spoiling the openness of the square.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank K7668APandrewm
Reviewed May 17, 2016

This square is located just off the busy shopping street Rue Neuve/Nieuwstraat and what a big contrast! A must see when you are around.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank brusselsbynight
Reviewed May 11, 2016

As the name suggests, it is in honor of the martyrs. A very quiet place, usually not crowded much. Surely worth a visit. It wont take up much of your time, though you might have to walk a little to reach the place.

Date of experience: November 2015
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