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Address: City near the Schelde river, Antwerp, Belgium
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Walking around to find great places to sit and see beautiful architecture. This is also a great part of Antwerp, I like.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Groenplaats should be another square in city centre of Antwerp where local residents would spend much time to relax or to stroll around at night time. There were many restaurants, cafes and shops around and the place was easily accessible by public transportation.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking around to find great places to sit and see beautiful architecture. This is also a great part of Antwerp, I like.

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Belgium
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55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool place for a walk after noon with ur wife and kids , having restaurants available and the church next it is a great place to visit and the status of Antwerp as well is there . could be as a small historical attraction .

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a big open market square ware people walk their dogs or sit on benches watching the world go by, or read a book

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst having a number of restaurants and bars around it, the area doesn't really reflect some of the more traditional and pretty areas of Antwerp center. There are a number of annual events put on here and its perhaps better suited to that. It is very full of tourists along with all the usual tourists traps - high prices and... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you are a little bit tired of walking in Antwerp, you can take a break and drink something on a 'terrase' situated at 'Groenplaats'. It is crowded, but pleasant to stop and see all those people walking while you enjoy a drink.

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Murmansk, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Plebeian Groen plaats is near aristocratic Grote markt. Despite the posh Hilton hotel here is less tourists and more life than on the Grote Markt. The square is located on the territory of the former cemetery, sometimes called old-timers of the city - a "Green cemetery." In winter there is a Christmas fair, and regardless of the time of year... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Good tram stop both underground and overground for the historic centre. Big square dominated by the Reubens statue. Good views of the cathedral.

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Thank Sam3314
Antwerpen
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

.Nice view of the Cathedral and the Statue of Rubens. Resting and sitting in the Sun. Near the Shopping center. Your review must be at least 100 characters long. Adding details really helps travelers

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Lots of places to eat here. During Christmas, there's a Christmas Market that stretches to the river. It's also a bus hub, so you can get to anywhere from here and vice versa.

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