History and expensive area to dine and visit Looking for luxury than this is the place to be. Highly recommend
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One of the prettiest places in Brussels. Very elegant, overpriced, snobby but who's paying? There is a well-known café/pastry shop named Wittamer here, but it is mostly snobby and not really very special, IMHO.
We are visiting this place when we do a tourist guided visit of Brussels. This is a place where you can find much famous chocolatiers. And also an antique market.
A great range of antique stands, with art and antiques from all over the world. Many of them have items at very reasonable prices
the area Sablon e Marroles are the first think to visit in bruxells. Do it on sunday morning, visit the flea market in Place Jeu de balle and antiques stands in Place grand Sablon, then loose yourself in the sorrounding, pleny of open antiques shops,...More
I liked that this area was quieter than Grand Place. Much less touristy. It has some nice little parks and fountains. Some fancy shops and art galleries. And some good cafes and restaurants in the area. La Pain Qoutidien is a great brunch spot across...More
Place du Grand Sablon is a nice place to visit and has a number of site seeing attractions, restaurants, coffee shops and bars around the area. The market was not on when we arrived. However, while we were visiting, we enjoyed the enclosed garden area...More
So much to choose from, where to start and where to finish. Shops filled with lovliness. Outdoors, beautiful floral work in abundance, architecture, life.
Where the Belgians strut their stuff... about the last place left in the centre where they still do. Wittamer the patissier remains unjustifiably snobby and expensive, Costermans the antiquaire retains its glorious (and for most of us inaccessible) display of the finest antiques, au Vieux...More
This was a favourite haut on previous visits and it's still beautiful - but it's in decline. There are still some unique shops, but more for browsing, than buying. It needs a boost, but not by allowing mass market 'stack it high, sell it cheap'...More