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Great square, intersected by a big thousand year old church, with a lively section with cafés and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ClogsPL
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Warsaw, Poland
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A nice church.

This is a nice gothic church. In december the surroundings transform to a winter wonderland with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vasw-George
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great square, intersected by a big thousand year old church, with a lively section with cafés and restaurants on Bourse side and a big market square with metro access on the other. Lovely spot to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice gothic church. In december the surroundings transform to a winter wonderland with lots of stalls and people visits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vasw-George
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is facing St Catherine church. It's vibrant during Christmas market with the shops, lights, people celebrating Christmas, parades... . A must during the holidays.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this place by chance. We were wandering around the streets and there it was. There are several market stalls and shops and it is different from some other places. It's an experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first Christmas Market in Brussels. but it was just as good as the German markets I normally visit, and I will definitely go back there next year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jan120253
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Site of the main Christmas market in Brussels, this place was buzzing with locally made craft stalls, food and of course lots of mulled wine. Take a trip on the big wheel to appreciate the layout of the Market and then just enjoy yourself and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 797SusanB
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This used to be the "port" of Brussels, and keeps its link with seafood. But that's not the only type of restaurant: this area has a multitude of eating options. Just walk 5 minutes from the Grand Place and you'll be overwhelmed by choice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the Novotel city centre hotel and was really pleased to find the Christmas market just behind the hotel in St Catharines square,the market is brilliant mulled wine was good and we had a burger which was delicious and a fantastic Irish coffee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank peterking1968
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a Saturday afternoon and enjoyed the brilliant church. There are some really good seafood restaurants around the place however they are a bit expensive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This trendy neighborhood has really come up in world over the last few years. There are lots of delicious restaurants near here. And a bit of the old city wall hidden behind the church and tucked into the Novotel. A nice walk with some pleasant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June h
7 December 2015|
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Response from belleretraite |
Hi ! It is a 15 minutes walk ! Look at the map on the right hand side of this page (or go to Google Map) , zoom it for Place Sainte-Catherine and you will find 3 or 4 streets you could walk between the 2 locations . In... More
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patriciaclaire25
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
We visited the Christmas Market here last year & have just Reviewed the places we visited while there. If you have a look at them hopefully you'll find them helpful to you :)
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