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Great Market Square (Grote Markt)

Leuven, Belgium
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Sightseeing with Shopping in all corners

Its a very nice area to stroll around and admire the architecture and mixture of shops and... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2015
Manila, Philippines
Lovely during Christmas!

Fantastic place during Holidays time! Great architecture, plenty of restaurants nearby, very cosy... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2015
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“grote markt” (18 reviews)
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Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed December 26, 2015

Its a very nice area to stroll around and admire the architecture and mixture of shops and restaurants in the square. I did this with a warm gauffre in my hand and chocolate chaud during the holidays. Would love to do it again.

Thank KatrisskaTravels
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Fantastic place during Holidays time! Great architecture, plenty of restaurants nearby, very cosy, it really breathes History. Interesting place to visit!

Thank Alexandre G
Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you visit Leuven, you will definitely pass by the city center. This is the main historic square, with the splendid Gothic Town Hall and the Saint-Peter Church, with it's unfinished spires. You have the best view if you arrive from the train station, passing...More

1  Thank Stefan B
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Nice market square with many cafes and shops. Most of the surrounding area is pedestrianised so no worry about traffic.

Thank Edwin F
Reviewed November 23, 2015

This is by far the best location in Leuven for sitting outside a bar with a drink and watching the world go by. It is a main thoroughfare for locals but is pedestrianised so is easy to negotiate and give access to some of the...More

Thank stanley10
Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is an amazing place in the centre of Leuven: church and town hall well worth visiting, and then relax and have a drink on one of the multiple terraces with view on these great monuments. One should not forget that the town hall had...More

Thank patlambein
Reviewed November 6, 2015

It's a nice big square with lots to see. It's beautiful in the morning and there are a lot of shops there.

Thank Nardeen D
Reviewed October 10, 2015

nice to sit outside ( covered terras) drink and eat something and feeling you back in the year 1600 Admire the townhall one of the nicests in the world

Reviewed October 7, 2015

The main Cathedral, which is stunning, and the City Hall are both here, Not very big as far as town squares go, but packs a lot of interesting architecture in a small place!

Thank BTVWriter
Reviewed September 26, 2015

This square is pretty fab, mostly because the town hall dominates and it's spectacular. If you're in Leuven, I would say this is the prettiest thing to see, both day and night.

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