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Address: Grand Place, Mons, Belgium

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Typical Belgian "Grand Place". The hotel de ville and the belfry make this place particular. During the summer is nice to seat outside one of the bar/restaurant and enjoy a beer... read more

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Masnuy-Saint-Jean, Belgium
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Masnuy-Saint-Jean, Belgium
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Typical Belgian "Grand Place". The hotel de ville and the belfry make this place particular. During the summer is nice to seat outside one of the bar/restaurant and enjoy a beer. During xtmas time is full of local vendors selling their natural products.

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Mons, Belgium
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129 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This is the centre of Mons and on a sunny day, or when there is a festival / seasonal celebration, the commune host very (sometimes unusual) events. Always a pleasure to experience the events and rub the Mons monkeys 🐒 head for luck. In the summer months is great with outdoor seating providing the ideal place to sit, eat and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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168 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful Grand Place. Only off putting point is the cars driving through (a significant amount with thumping music so must be a thing!!). Still, fully of restaurants and perfect to sit out on a sunny day and enjoy too quality people watching!

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Fort Drum, New York
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263 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Lots of college kids about. Sun peaking out. Short sleeve weather. Wonderful place to people watch and have lunch and a beer.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 reviews
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Big square. Little cafes around. It is good to sit one of them and drink beer and to have a good panaroma

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Cusco Region, Peru
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Grand Place is a Mons visit must! This is the restaurant/ people watching spot in the city. Plan to spend some relaxed time there! Enjoy!

1 Thank ScottGloria
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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610 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This market looks very nice with the old town hall on one side, flanked by two other old-looking buildings. At the opposite side there are many restaurants with terraces that look very relaxed. Food prices are very reasonable here.

1 Thank RHAHJ
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Similar to many others, except for being irregular in shape. Lots of eating places of various kinds, plus the old town hall. Good chance of parking within walking distance.

1 Thank Chris N
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

You find in all belgian city center, more or less wide more or less the same. But just pass through the city gate and get in the garden and townhall then you'll find something extra to see.

1 Thank vivalitalia69
Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

It's not the best of Brussels but if you are here, it's worth checking out. Explore some of the history.

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