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It's the city centre

Very picturesque and they did a brilliant job of recreating it after the Great War. As a square... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
captainbeecher
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Beautiful historic town

Good local market surrounded by cafés, bars, restaurants, chocolate shops and history. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very picturesque and they did a brilliant job of recreating it after the Great War. As a square it's pretty much just a car park except on Saturday market day but in summer I would imagine it to be a nice spot to sit for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank captainbeecher
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good local market surrounded by cafés, bars, restaurants, chocolate shops and history. Well worth a mooch around whilst in the town. The cheese and meat stalls are very tempting!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the European cities I have visited seem to sport such a central market place, but few have been completely rebuilt after destruction due to the desire of the towns people for the return of such a beautiful place. Stand here and imagine life among...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the destruction which must have occurred around the square and its building are a delight. It is very easy to wonder picking your restaurant and chocolate shop.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Braveheart8068
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit when the market is on then have a relaxing walk around and enjoy the sites and smells. Some of the purpose built trailers are fascinating and like nothing you may have seen before. When the market isn’t on then most of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ypres has a very nice square with shops and bars around it. Ypres is a nice place to either stay or shop 😀😀

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JimO689
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very impressive town square where there is really cheap parking, €1 for 1 hour, €2 for 2 hours etc. Alongside the square is the Cloth Hall which is huge. There is a museum in the Hall but you can also go in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

A pleasant way to spend an afternoon or evening. Good views and no better way to relax. Had a couple of lovely coffees in this location

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank simonmarrocco
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Owing to the war devastation, the market square at the heart of Ypres is a meticulous rebuild. However, there still is charm, and the rebuild highlights the travesty of war destruction. The square is home to several noteworthy attractions, particularly the Cloth Hall, Nieuwerck and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AussiesBallarat
Reviewed January 18, 2019

This is a nice large public square. The In Flanders Fields Museum is there, as well as many cafes, restaurants and other shops. It is quite lovely and you can walk around or take a seat at a cafe and just watch the world go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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If you arrive before 6 p.m. you should be able to find a place at the Market Square or in nearby streets. After that parking is free and it is more difficult to find a free spot. Payment is in advance in parking automat. I... More
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