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“Beautiful square”
Review of Grand Place

Grand Place
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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
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Brussels Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour
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Ranked #1 of 407 things to do in Brussels
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate Grand Place is the center of Brussels, where many historic buildings dating from the 17th century are located.
Reviewed November 20, 2013

I have been to the Gross Markt a few times over the past 20 years and it always impresses me. Whatever the season it always looks stunning, although when set up for the Christmas markets it is probably at its best (but I haven't seen it covered in the flowers which looks fantastic too). It gets busy in the middle of the day so if you want good pictures go early, and yes, wear good shoes as the cobbles are uneven. Spend a little money and have a beer or a hot chocolate and watch the world go by enjoying the architecture and atmosphere.

Thank AngelaCW
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

In the heart of what has to be one of the worlds most beautiful city squares. A must see at night, when the buildings are lit up- wonderful!
Make sure you wear flat, sturdy shoes- all around the Grand Palace are very cobboldy streets.

Thank Scenesector
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

Built in a neo-classical Italianate style you could believe that this square was in Rome or Naples. It is stunning architecture that to my mind is best enjoyed at night, as it is illuminated magnificently.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

Larger than life. Pure history. Nice food and drinks. Very clean. A must visit. Best attraction in Brussels.

Thank deepakbansal2000
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

You can't visit Brussels without going here. On a world scale its not the finest but it is the heart of the city. If you have time do have a coffee or a drink outdoors here. It is a little bit more expensive than elsewhere in Brussels but this is Grand Place not elsewhere

Thank MCannock
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