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Old Market Square

Old Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“oude markt” (24 reviews)
“longest bar” (13 reviews)
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Old Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a quite pretty square with many cafes and restaurants on it. Crowded with students and locals. Nice architecture and views.

Thank Happy H
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a great area in Leuven, full of stores and lots of places to eat. It is such an incredible place to be, specially at night.

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

At first I was dissapointed (because of title and what i thought it would be) but still perfect place. A lot of bars, on sunny days square is full of tables and beers (girls as well). Came to Leuven during holidays so streets were not...More

Thank Lukas Z
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Day and night this is the place to be. On a sunny day the square is filled with tables and chairs and at night there are so many fun bars to pop into. 10/10 must see and experience.

Thank Riley J
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I do like such old market places. Yes, they do look and feel more or less the same, but it's still nice to see them, inhale the history, perhaps sit and enjoy a cup of coffee.

Thank Blumit
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went there during this last weekend and the atmosphere of this place is fantastic. Definitely a good place to enjoy the sun and have some drinks with friends!

Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It may look like an ordinary square with lots of bars/pubs, filled with students and visitors enjoying the local specialties. Look further, dive into the history, into the middle ages, look for signs of both World Wars... and much more. And Don't forget to enjoy...More

Thank GuppeC
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

After a while all those markets look similar. Always nicer with warm weather. It is a nice experience to sit , enjoy good beer and listen to bells chiming biura and quarters.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great for a relaxed afternoon people watching over a beer or coffee. Lively, warm atmosphere and buzz. Light meals and snacks are available in most of the cafes as well as a wide range of beers, cocktails spirits tea and coffees. The square stays busy...More

Thank AndyKe2
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Very touristy area , lot of hustle bustle , Artist performances , local shops , Grab a drink or a Waffle and go round and round

Thank JAYASINHA
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Vera h
Hall, Is er soms een hotel op de oude markt?
6 July 2015|
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