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Address: Lille, France
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Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

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Christmas market

Lille is so lovely, it is a great shame however that the city is ruined by beggars. It is something out of Oliver Twist, Fagin and his little cut purses. Be very careful. They are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lille is so lovely, it is a great shame however that the city is ruined by beggars. It is something out of Oliver Twist, Fagin and his little cut purses. Be very careful. They are everywhere.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever one comes to Lille, the Grand Place is a starting point and a coffee on the square is a must. In summer, crowds converge around the fountain and in December it is the location of the big wheel. There are plenty of shops and restaurants close by and the old town is a stone's throw away. On the way... More 

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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the historic centre of the city. During the Christmas period it houses theChristmas Fair's 'Big Wheel', lit up during the evening. The square is close to the Opera House and not far from Lille Flandres railway station and Eurolille the large shopping centre. (Lille Europe railway station is about 400 yards further) . Old Lille and the central... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really suppressed at how good the centre of town was , beautiful buildings and spacious squares

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Anderlues, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lille is a stunning city which offers a mixture of modern and classic views. Tha Grand Place itself is a crossroads of many tourists and food shops that one can truly be amazed of.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovley place to sit and people watch. Had a beer and then wandered around the Xmas market. Not many stalls . Maybe spend an hour at a push. Went on the ferris wheel for 5 euros each

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great square to watch people, have a coffee in one of the many bars around and take in some fab building around the square. There when they were setting up the Christmas events and the big wheel looks very impressive.

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely square with plenty of places to sit and have coffee or something to eat. Plenty of choice of eateries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I love Lille and Grand Place is a good taste of all that is good about it! The Place is littered with bars and cafes all serving beer, food and coffee with protected terraces overlooking the Place where you can watch the world go round. There are often little 'spectacles' reminiscent of Covent Garden to enjoy. The fountain is lovely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very very beautiful super central square. Flemish in the style, it's together with the square of the theatre the heart of the city. Nice in daytime and nighttime, it will be one of your most visited spots in this city.

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