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Stunning architecture surrounding a huge square

Wonderful place, breathtaking in fact, a huge square surrounded by amazing buildings and small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
carlton69
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Westerham, United Kingdom
Lovely Place to Relax

This is a really nice place to stop and relax from visiting the battlefields. Plenty of bars and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
scotishtravelbug
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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All reviews the grand place cafes and bars cafe culture rue de la beautiful architecture wonderful square tourist office the main square lots of restaurants full swing watch the world clock tower saturday morning town square first world war hall belfry
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful place, breathtaking in fact, a huge square surrounded by amazing buildings and small boutiques underneath each one.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carlton69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice place to stop and relax from visiting the battlefields. Plenty of bars and restaurants to give rest and give pause for thought.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scotishtravelbug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourite stops when in France great atmosphere and great bars and restaurants.Belgium bar our favourite with massive choice of beers.🍺🍺

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bjg1948
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main square in the old part of Arras. A beautiful old square that was rebuilt as it was after WW1. About 80% of Arras was destroyed during WW1 so rebuilding was sadly necessary. The area is cobbled and is lined with shops,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbjo13
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Smaller than the Grand Place but a great place to sit and have a drink and watch the world go by but also to look around as several of the shops have signs outside in both french and English to explain their history. The Belfroi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic is all I can say. Enormous cobbled town square with numerous cafes and bars surrounding it. Understand it was totally destroyed during WW1 in the battle for Arras. It apparently was rebuilt using modern methods back then but it is just so spectacular you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JohnMaidens
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The Place des Heros and its connecting square the Grand Place are two of the most impressive squares in Europe. They suffered extensive damage in the First World War, but were so cleverly restored that at first glance it is difficult to tell the original...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheridan s
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Our hotel is located at the square. Otherwise we wouldn't have bothered going there. The weekly market is held there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank prinsenweier
Reviewed 9 October 2018

lovely Square in the middle of Arras. Lots of restaurants around the perimeter so always somewhere to go to sit, eat and drink.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travelmoose_13
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Place des Héros and Grand Place are wondeful and wonderfully close together, so easily enjoyed on a single walk. An£ full of cafes and eating places. Bravo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Quantock66
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