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Address: Lille, France
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Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.

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Beautiful Christmas time

Marche de Noel (Christmas time) was delightful! Not big, by all means, but friendly, delightful and warm (if you are not warm enough, try a glass of champagne or, why not, some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Marche de Noel (Christmas time) was delightful! Not big, by all means, but friendly, delightful and warm (if you are not warm enough, try a glass of champagne or, why not, some hot red wine)

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you take a seat next to the centrally located statue, you can definitely enjoy the view of quite a few beautiful buildings around, and also see very crowded square on most days.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a really nice part of the city. The buildings are really beautiful - as a matter of fact, they reminded me to the main square of Brussels. Nice to sit here a little bit.

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Evergem, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is situated in the centre of the old city, a good place to start exploring the Streets that starts from here. Also good place to sit down for a drink and just enjoy the people who are passing and watch the old buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful square and when we visited it was decorated with lights for Christmas and fun games around. You can get some rides in the town square during Christmas time. There are nice cafes and restaurants near by, we had a very nice French lunch with a nice view of the square. It's very crowded during Christmas time but that's... More 

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County Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. A typical historic French city centre with all the architecture and cafe life you'd expect. It's a lively lively place with some very good restaurants nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Visited in December for the Christmas Market which was lovely. Well run the security was excellent without being to threatening definitely felt safe all the time. Really enjoyed the buildings & found everywhere very clean

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Quaint city square, the hub of the city's old section. You will find plenty of restaurants and shops and a number of art galleries. Avoid Sundays when services are reduced.

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Steenwijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Came here on 27th of December and found Kerstmaarkt ( Christmas Market ) in the central ^___^ It was a beautiful place also busy and crowded. There were so many cafes, restaurants and bakeries offering delicious things to try ^__^.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This place is good to hang out, shops and restaurants all around! It's very beautiful and always so alive all the time.

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