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Address: Grand Place, Mons, Belgium
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Sit, drink, and be Belgian

No matter the spot you choose, the grand place is stunning. You can sit and enjoy a cold beer or a glass of wine...watch people going about their day. Look at bikes of the pedal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
CReimer420
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter the spot you choose, the grand place is stunning. You can sit and enjoy a cold beer or a glass of wine...watch people going about their day. Look at bikes of the pedal and motor varieties cruise by. It's the hub of the city and it is a great way to start a Mons adventure.

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Thank CReimer420
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello everyone, When you live in Mons this is probably the place where you set you meeting point every time you go out. From here everything is kind of close, there are a lot of restaurants, terraces, bars, pubs etc. around, the town hall is overlooking the Grand Place. Major events take place here and is almost always crowded if... More 

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Thank Alin R
Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely little square, much like many others. Nice for a short stroll and lunch or dinner. The fountain adds a nice touch.

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Thank gabriellap
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a nice place to sit, eat, drink and enjoy. Many lovely places to eat with lots of choice of cuisine and plenty of Belgian beer to sample.

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Thank Merlsdad
Soest, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice ambiance with lots of restaurants and cafes. Pretty but not super special. Not quite as grand as the Grand Place of Brussels for example.

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Thank Michael F
Leighton Buzzard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The square comes to life in the evenings as most do. In the daytime it is a great place to unwind with a beer and people watch. The fountain is a nice touch and it is fun watching the kids getting ever braver and eventually getting soaked running through it. In the evening have some more beers and maybe some... More 

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Thank MJWMAN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many restaurants and bars to enjoy a relaxed evening. There is a nice fountain at the square. The square is very big and open. There are some benches to sit down.

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Thank Pieter J
Mons, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The centre of Mons, is great to look at and has a number of good restaurants. The Mons sits proudly on the town hall, around 25-30cm, and it considered good luck to rub its head.

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Thank iceman_icestreet
Mons, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Many buildings have been renovated and it makes the whole place look splendid. On sunny days, it's a great place to sit, have a drink and enjoy life while admiring all the beauty that is around.

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Thank Almuregan
Hulshout, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

It is a square as you can find in many places, with limited traffic. Yet it is clean, the fountain, the terraces make you feel relaxed. Ideal to just sit down and relax with a drink. Enjoy the view on the town hall, the theater...

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