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Address: Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number:
00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate...

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.

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One of the most beautiful and amazing places I have visited, it has an special charm, I visited Brussels during winter break and found it very magical, there was a beautiful... read more

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the most beautiful and amazing places I have visited, it has an special charm, I visited Brussels during winter break and found it very magical, there was a beautiful lights and music show because of the season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whenever we return to Brussels we love to absorb the atmosphere. The Grand place is grand on its own, even empty, but once the bars and restaurants become busy it hums.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful place and especially during Christmas and New Years which is around the time we visited. Is cold during winter, but definitely a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Breathtaking -- particularly during Christmas time. Beautifully maintained and embellished by musical show. Superb.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Grand Place is simply great! I visited during Christmas and it was beautiful to watch and be part of.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the advantage of visiting when the flower carpet was on display in the cathedral square and it was breathtaking. All of the buildings surrounding the cathedral are gorgeous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Конечно в Рождество это место лучше как никогда! Но здания прекрасны круглый год! Мы много сидели в кафешках на площади и просто любовались площадью!! Lovely place, lovely buildings arround! Best square what seen till last Xmas, really didn't expect how it amazing place and nice at Xmas time! We spent a lots hours with drinks on this square:)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

to my mind, the lovliest of all the grand places in all of europe. It is easily accessible by foot, taxi, public transportation, train etc. it has some of the most beautiful looking building nd depending on the sason, the landscaping around the grand place is fabulous. just look at this photo. those are all live flowers! some of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you go to Brussels, this is a must see! It's gorgeous and chock full of history. There are a lot of shops, so it can be pretty touristy but it's worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I frequented the Starbucks in the square because I'm one of those tourists; the kind that likes to order their lattes on their phone so they don't have to Google translate their douchey coffee order. I missed the flowers since it was November but the surrounding architecture is fantastic and I managed to take some really beautiful photos of my... More 

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