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Amazing Vintage & Antique Area

Great place to go for a weekend stroll (many shops are closed on weekdays): there's lots of vintage clothing stores, antique furniture places, a flea market on Place du Jeu de... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Alix P
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great place to go for a weekend stroll (many shops are closed on weekdays): there's lots of vintage clothing stores, antique furniture places, a flea market on Place du Jeu de Balle, many restaurants and cafés, tattoo parlours... Typical Brussels district - must see.

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Thank Alix P
Héron
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Walking through the Marolles with a City guide was one of the most interesting visit I brought in my own country.

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Thank Spoiden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've lived in Brussels for a year, just a little over a mile away, and knew nothing about Les Marolles district. We discovered it by walking around on car-free Sunday and were happily surprised by Rue Haute and Rue Blaes. There are so many wonderful antique and design furniture shops with a great mix of pricey and affordable. We also... More 

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1 Thank Jessica O
Toronto
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193 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A lively area with an endless collection of shops selling modernist items from furniture to bric a brac, art galleries, brasseries and more. Eat at Restobieres

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Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

This used to be the area where the poor people of Brussels lived. Today, it is a popular and trendy multicultural area, with nice antiques shops (expensive though) and African art shops. The easiest way to get here is to take the elevator on the square in front of the palace of justice. Then follow indications to the vossenplein.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Lively, good weather than nice terraces with good food and drinks. If you need antics or art all shops and possibilities are in this place.

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Thank Francis K
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

It's nice flea market with many second hand stuff. At first sight you may think there's nothing interesting, but after some searching you can buy great glasses and plates and vinyls from 60's only for 2,5euro! Don't expect there any antiques.

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1 Thank Marta P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 May 2015

It was really interesting to see this part of Brussels, as it feels like stepping into another, more diverse world (as opposed to the central parts further up). However, I did not find the Quartier as charming as expected. There were interesting second-hand shops but they were far between and although some parts were nice the overall impression was that... More 

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Thank Katrine A
Olst, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

We have visit this square several times and always found something "new" to buy. It is especially nice to be there on a Sunday. There are several cafe's next to it where to can rest and have coffee or something to eat.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I love getting away for the expected when on holidays and the walk though the neighbourhood was really beautiful. Take the lift to Palais of Justice for breathtaking views if the city.

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