We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
2,571
All photos (2,571)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“city hall”(83 reviews)
“guild houses”(47 reviews)
About
Antwerp's "Great Market" square is a popular attraction in the heart of the old city.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Antwerp 2800, Belgium
Website
215474845
Call
Ways to Experience Grote Markt
from USD 12.90
More Info
from USD 70.10
More Info
Reviews (2,751)
Filter reviews
1,016 results
Traveller rating
565
377
69
3
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
565
377
69
3
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews city hall beautiful square guild houses christmas market brabo fountain market square flemish architecture the grand place cafes and restaurants old city walk around waffles visit antwerp statue engel brussels belgium
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,016 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's interesting to walk around of square, just spending time in bars or restaurants, just enjoy the architecture. There is a City Hall also.

Thank Inese P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent great market place with fine Renaissance buildings, cafes, and a famous jazz club. Not to be missed. Allow most of an hour or more.

Thank JoeBaileyCole
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wortwhile to visit if you like old buildings and good food. You can combone it with a visit to the diamond museum on walking distance and a river view. The Cathedral is also nearby.

Thank Yoda T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful architecture and great shopping. There is also an orange umbrella walking tour that meets there that is free. 3 hours.

Thank RikkilynCT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, the Grote Markt was under renovation when we visited. A shame because it looked to be a beautiful square.

Thank chasetravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its nice place to walk in sunday afternoon, old city and many different shops, a lot of antik places to see and Castle.

Thank Karol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Open square that is surrounded by restaurants, the cathedral, museums and shops offering all sort of goods. Great fountain in the middle of the square adds to the charm!

Thank Day_DreamerSCandOz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from Brussels or Bruges, Antwerp is not a dazzling place and this market might even seem very shady on a less busy day. Even then it's pretty unique and the river and the port provide a unique perspective and vibe that definitely needs to...More

Thank khizar m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They had a skateboard computation on in a old building by the docks very good to see. Some of it had very old boats from a tug to a rescue boat good bars worth going on a trip on a boat.

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Beautiful area with historic buildings and squares. So many restaurants to chose from and some great bespoke shops. Try some of the side streets rather than the main square. There are some real gems to be found as the main square gets very very...More

Thank Stephen H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 76 nearby hotels
Hotel O Kathedral
329 reviews
.07 km away
Maison d'Anvers
23 reviews
.09 km away
Postiljon
194 reviews
.09 km away
Hotel Rubens - Grote Markt
492 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,711 nearby restaurants
Meat Factory
730 reviews
.02 km away
Bia Mara
464 reviews
.04 km away
Den Engel
146 reviews
.04 km away
De 7 Schaken
458 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 378 nearby attractions
Vlaeykensgang
293 reviews
.13 km away
Town Hall (Stadhuis)
789 reviews
.04 km away
Museum Vleeshuis
129 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
rplsr
24 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
As other correspondents have indicated most shops are closed on Sundays and in any case there are very few shops on the Grote Markt itself, it's mainly restaurants and cafes. However just up the street, the Befferstraat... More
1
Vote