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Grand Place

| Brussels Main Square, Brussels 1000, Belgium
00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful square” (672 reviews)
“flower carpet” (368 reviews)
“christmas tree” (142 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Brussels Main Square, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

Magic plaza, very authentic, a must-do in your bucket list, but don't spend the night in brussels, it doesn't worth it

Thank MberryBXL
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful open space surrounded by gothic and gothic revival buildings, with streets leading off to adventures.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 3 days ago

food , shops and plenty of frites, waffles and beer. when you go on the side streets you'll find some good beer. and be able to take in the beauty of this place.

Thank chris m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Shop wisely compare the different shop prices as they can vary and haggle where you can. We spent 2 days here but 1 day would have been enough.

Thank Frijolitoz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, but quite confusing during night with lots of teenagers just getting drunk and screaming and shouting

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Photo ops are all over this place. A must see location on a visit to this historical city. Easy access for tourist.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stand in the middle of this market place and look around ... not one of the buildings is not worth a long look at.

Thank marcdC4531WX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when in Brussels, the reputation as one of the best squares in Europe is well deserved!

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful squares in Europe - restoration finally completed. Stand and be stunned by the beauty!

Thank fla_erty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this hot spot. It is a pretty place to take in Belgian history. Supposedly Victor Hugo and Karl Marx took refuge here, at least that’s what the tour guide told me. It was also besieged by the French in late...More

Thank worldtraveler77077
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Agnes O
16 July 2017|
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Response from marthy2016 | Reviewed this property |
Ibis Brussels in Grand Palace is a 3 star hotel. It's not that expensive and people seem to like it.
Agnes O
9 July 2017|
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Response from Denzel2014 | Reviewed this property |
absolutely. I travelled with 2 young daughters and found the area around grand place safe and secure day and night
19 May 2017|
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Response from Dario D | Reviewed this property |
Mainly during xmas or special events.