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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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Center of Lille

This was my first time in Lille, the Grand Place certainly was a very lively center of the city. Even though it was a chilly weekday the area was filled with people. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first time in Lille, the Grand Place certainly was a very lively center of the city. Even though it was a chilly weekday the area was filled with people. Great buildings and architecture to see with the history of the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place is great at Xmas, dominated by the big ferris wheel that Lille is so famous for. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Grand Place is the beautiful place in the Lille. I went there during Christmas festival, full of crowd, feels like in Mumbai for some time.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Thankfully even though we are here in the 6 Jan the Xmas decorations and the huge Ferris wheel is up and running but it's extremely cold. Gonna try and give the ride a go later this evening when al the night lights are lit.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

It was Christmas time so the atmosphere was amazing. Loved the views and the activities at the place.

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Small but quaint, busy without being rammed, pretty and relaxing. Lille might not have the huge grandeur of other cities but it is just as beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My kids loved the market and the panoramic view. We start thinking that next Christmas will take my Italians parents in there.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Whilst not as grand as other cities main squares, you get a sense of Lille being a mixture of Flanders, with a hint of a south-of-France open air cafes. Many beautiful buildings in and around the square to view. We sat in one of the cafes one evening to sample some local beers. Whilst a little more expensive, this is... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

If you are in Lille, its really worth it to visit Grand place. Its not so magnificent as capital of France or Belgium. But if you are already there, go visit it. Atmosphere is really great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The heart of old Lille is wonderful. This is a vibrant and fascinating town, with many interesting little shops and beautiful views all around. At Christmas time, this is a magical place.

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