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Great Market Square (Grote Markt)

Leuven, Belgium
+32 16 20 30 20
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Another fine square

Really liked to walk around in this town. Also this area was very attractive and with some nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erik W
Nice architecture - look up!

The architecture that can be observed from the great market square is lovely, especially the sight... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
KissTheRottweiller
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really liked to walk around in this town. Also this area was very attractive and with some nice buildings. Atmosphere around was lively and welcoming and the details everywhere was nice to look at.

Thank Erik W
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

The architecture that can be observed from the great market square is lovely, especially the sight of Leuven's historical townhall (historisch Stadhuis) at the end of Oude Markt blvd and close by, the tower of the Catholic University. Besides these landmarks there are a few...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

A beautiful square especially at Christmas. Take time to look up at the town hall and the other buildings nearby.

Thank Rachael B
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Adjacent to the Market Square and forming a wonderful historic centre with a great choice of many bars and restaurants

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

great place to eat drink and enjoy life. Must have been pledge week lots of strange entertainment at night...

Thank Ken2fortax
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful old town square. Easy accessible and able to wonderful around freely ( although beware of cyclists) Plenty of places for coffee and cake and interesting shops for all ages

Thank Gail G
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Main Square in Leuven is magnificent flanked as it is by the Stadhuis, St Peter's Church and other ornate and beautiful buildings. It has a lovely atmosphere with a few good bars and cafes lining it although the old market square would beat it...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

I love the architecture! A bit pricey, but looking at the beautiful architecture is definitely worth it!

Thank Pedro S
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

I don't want to mimic my review of Leuven's Old Market Square, but this Great Market Square isn't really much different than, let's say, any other European market square. It's big, yes, with lots of restaurants and stores littered along winding alleys, but it is...More

Thank Christiaan_Slabbert
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

A very charming square with several terraces. A great place to people watch. Agora is our favourite terrace in the afternoon. The waiters and waitresses work very hard under the supervision of the manager or owner. Be prepared to pay €1.-- for a glass of...More

Thank Moonbeam666
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