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“The most beautiful Square in Europe”
Review of Grand Place

Grand Place
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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #1 of 396 things to do in Brussels
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 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.
Brussels, Belgium
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“The most beautiful Square in Europe”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Drinks expensive, but not too bad when you can seat in a terrace and admire the view... I am leaving in Brussels now and grab every opportunity to have a coffee at the Grand Place.

Visited November 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“One of the wonders of the world”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is simply a fantastic place. It always inspires and impresses me every time I go there and I go several times a year. It really is worth travelling to Brussels just to see this.

Visited October 2013
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61 reviews
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“Beautiful in any season”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Whenever I take visitors to the Grand'Place, I like to get ahead of them in one of the little streets leading into it, and then turn around so I can see their faces when they get their first full view of this magnificent square. It never fails to astonish, and I've never seen a square to compare anywhere else in Europe.
Probably my favorite visit to the Grand'Place was at midnight on a snowy winter night, when my companion and I were the only two people there. Magical.

Visited September 2013
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St Neots, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I'd been here before, but that was the comment made by a friend of mine on her first visit-this is an authentic medieval city-centre square (some of it restored), which will blow your mind if you're not prepared (if you think this is impressive-visit Bruges), but don't even think of buying a coffee from one of the cafes on the square-let alone a meal, or you'll need another mortgage!..

Visited November 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“One of the most beautiful squares in Europe...”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

...is surrounded by shops and many good retautants. Don't miss the Café´(Roy d'Espagne) on the Grand'place, and the Galeries Saint Hubert, nearby.. (Of course, I'm partial, as I live in Brussels myself)

Visited October 2013
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