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Grand Place

Grand Place, Mons, Belgium
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Lovely square, lots of cafe bars, cheap parking on street nearby. A gem.

We parked on the street "pay and display" for a few euros and walked to the square. The town hall... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill M

There are plenty of places to chose from for food and drinks. Each alleyway has all the other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marc R
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“town hall” (22 reviews)
“people watch” (13 reviews)
“nice square” (9 reviews)
Grand Place, Mons, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked on the street "pay and display" for a few euros and walked to the square. The town hall is lovely and the square is airy and bright with lots of nice cafe bars to sit at and enjoy both the building and watching...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are plenty of places to chose from for food and drinks. Each alleyway has all the other offerings you could ask for. There's atmosphere is easy to deal with. I found a couple of stores with cheap Belgium beer as well as anything else...More

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views with lots of good places to get a drink and a bit e to eat. The fountain that runs during the warm months is a nice touch. Don't forget to go rub the monkey's head with your left hand!

Thank dallen21390
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The central plaza of Mons has nice buildings and places to soak in the sun. You can find the famous monkey on the side of the City Hall. It is smaller than expected so look carefully

Reviewed July 5, 2017

Although Mons is not a large city in Belgium, it is a provincial capital and considered one of the leading cultural cities in Europe as evidenced by it being named so in 2015. The Grand Place provides a great example of middle ages European architecture...More

Thank JJS1959
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Very nice area to chill out as surrounded by nice cafes with nice architectural views. Nice to walk around and accessible to transpos.

Thank Vera P
Reviewed July 3, 2017

A large square with a very attractive town hall. Lots of restaurants and cafes which are a bit touristy but lots of choice.

Thank Sally F
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Nice Bars and Restaurants and a really nice place to just sit and chill out on a Summers Day. A busy place but if you like people watching then you will like it here.

Thank David S
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

The main square does seem to be the main part of the town centre. The city is trying to promote other parts of the town, but the focus does seem to be the Grand Place. The square is nearly surrounded by cafes and restaurants offering...More

Thank DavidBicester
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Beautiful buildings!! Love the architecture, so much to see. Lots of restaurants, bakeries, museums and more!! Fun the people watch. Just wish people would put their trash in the many trash cans provided!!

Thank Sandy D
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