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Grote Markt van Antwerpen

Centro Historico | Centro Historico, Antwerp 2800, Belgium
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Antwerp's "Great Market" square is a popular attraction in the heart of the old city.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Centro Historico | Centro Historico, Antwerp 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All around the square are beautiful houses that date back to the golden century of Antwerp, though most of them have been restored. The town hall itself is of a serene beauty, especially when they have all the flags floating. The area is pedestrian only...More

Thank René B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not know much about Antwerp except my wife got wind of the beautiful diamond collection in Antwerp. So we decided to squeeze a day trip to Antwerp from Brussels, by train. We went to go visit the Grote Markt in Antwerpen since that...More

Thank Avik C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grote Markt or Great Market Square sits in the heart of Antwerp's old town. Here you can find Antwerp's Renaissance style City Hall, built in the 1500's, the pretty Brabo fountain and several Guild Halls. It doesn't dazzle like Brussels' Grand Place, but it's...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit grote market you have to look up to see the beauty from the house , also bravo is there standing with the hand from Antigoon There are plenty international restaurants and drinking places In December you have a Christmas market there and...More

Thank Rita V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Antwerp late afternoon, booked at the hotel and walked to Markt and City Hall square. What an introduction to the city: we kept returning to the same square day after day. The architecture was so dramatic and involving that no one felt...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in Antwerpen, this place is a must go. Such a beautiful architecture, the city hall is an imposing building, such as the others around. Not far away walking right from the Central Station.

Thank Aluizagrabowski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main square in Antwerp, very pretty little gold coloured buildings looks a bit like Grand place in Brussels! The town hall is close by too. There are a few gift shops, cafes and restaurants which will suit everyone's budgets. It is also...More

Thank mjmr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to start in Antwerp. Beautiful architectural details on the buildings around the square. Its a great place to meet up with a free tour.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main square where authentic houses with beautiful facades and golden statue on top. There is a green statue that used to be a fountain but no longer water flowing. The impressive big building used to be town city hall that allow visitors...More

Thank WaegemakersChin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This building is just amazing, it sits in the square in the old part of town. We took some great photos. Very east to find, just off from the river.

Thank B M
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Response from 254Lesley | Reviewed this property |
As other correspondents have indicated most shops are closed on Sundays and in any case there are very few shops on the Grote Markt itself, it's mainly restaurants and cafes. However just up the street, the Befferstraat... More