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Not worth a special detour

Just a minute from the main shopping street, this classical symmetrical square presents a stolid... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
david n
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Secluded and interesting

A quiet spot close to Rue neuve. The square is well worth the visit, especially if you read the... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Øyvind S
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Rue St. Michel, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Just a minute from the main shopping street, this classical symmetrical square presents a stolid front. Not much else to be honest.

Thank david n
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A quiet spot close to Rue neuve. The square is well worth the visit, especially if you read the story behind. I definitely learned a couple of new things about Belgian history, but that was because of reading online, wouldn't mind if the square had...More

Thank Øyvind S
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I found this on a hot Sunday afternoon and it was practically empty. There's one bar on the square and others down various streets off it. There are various neo-Classical buildings all around the square, as a single integrated design so the symmetry is complete...More

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place is in my opinion just a square, albeit with a nice momument in the center of it. I would not recommend taking any detours to visit this square. Pictures from google or tripadvisor should suffice.

Thank Rune H
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We found this place by accident when out shopping on the main shopping parade in Brussels and looking for a sit down to rest in the extreme heat. This is literally just behind the shopping street and is so quiet and peaceful it's hard to...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

i found it by accident while i was shopping. very quiet without many visitors. very beautiful square

Thank rowarowa
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It was really cool to stand in the middle of the plaza. The memorial only takes a few minutes to read and walk around. It was a little awkward to get to though. The statue is totally surrounded by buildings and there were only a...More

Thank Jamey C
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I found this square by accident and found it to be a quiet, clean, and peaceful spot. The history was quite sad as it's the resting spot for so many. It's near a school, so plenty of students were around.

Thank Cornerturned
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A nice place where you can sit and take a peaceful rest on a bench – in the sun if you are lucky. It is close to the shopping center and shopping street but yet quite. The architecture of the surrounding buildings is great.

Thank A S H
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Worth a few minutes of anybody's time to enjoy some peaceful contemplation away from the bustling streets of Brussels. Best enjoyed in the early evening with a fine scotch or two - Talisker Dark Storm being my recommendation.

Thank toooldforhostelsnow
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