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Grand Place

| Brussels Main Square, Brussels 1000, Belgium
00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Considered one of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe, the ornate Grand Place is the center of Brussels, where many historic buildings dating from the 17th century are located.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful square” (674 reviews)
“flower carpet” (368 reviews)
“christmas tree” (145 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Brussels Main Square, Brussels 1000, Belgium
00 32 (0)2 279 43 65
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Living in Brussels, I never got tired of passing through Grand Place - day or night it always full of energy (and people, so avoid if you're homophobic :)). There is a lot of souvenir shops around and cafés that are overpriced, but being at...More

Thank Ad K
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A stunning square surrounded by quite beautiful buildings with amazing architecture, the detail is quite amazing. By day or night the square really is enchanting. There are cafes in the square and the small lanes lead off into some bespoke shops hidden amongst the normal...More

Thank stewk
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The Grand Place was so beautiful in the day. It so happened the day I was there at night, they were celebrating gay pride! They lit up the buildings and it was a sight to behold

Thank Josiah T
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Impressive during the day, for us it was even better in the evening when the buildings are lit up. Try the bistros and bars just a few steps away from the Grand Place - it's worth making the effort.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 4 May 2016

It's such a great place with a good vibe around it. There are a lot of shops and its a perfect way to navigate around the Brussels as it is the centre of town.

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Beautiful buildings surrounding the square. Can't complain about the awesome architecture and noticing interesting signs and creatures on the buildings. There's an odd one with babies suckling a wolf(?)

Thank Blurpyblurp
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The Grand Place in Brussels is just breathtaking! Plan to spend some time people-watching at one of the many outdoor cafes and pick up some memorabilia at one of the many gift shops nearby. The square is even more beautiful when lit up at night!

Thank SandraKece
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

These grand buildings, dating from the 1600's nearly take your breath away. If you can get some of their history you will appreciate them even more. Some house museums. You must spend some time here when in Brussels. There is lots of shopping, food and...More

1  Thank ebinde
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This square place in the centre of Brussels is truly beautiful. It is surrounded by amazing building all over and this give a very grandiose effect to it. I understand that in the summer a "flower carpet" covers the place and I would love to...More

1  Thank sylvie d
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Too touristy for my liking. But plenty of places to drink Belgian beer. Also you have to watch out for beggars with babies and dogs.

1  Thank Hilary G
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Agnes O
16 July 2017|
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Response from marthy2016 | Reviewed this property |
Ibis Brussels in Grand Palace is a 3 star hotel. It's not that expensive and people seem to like it.
Agnes O
9 July 2017|
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Response from Denzel2014 | Reviewed this property |
absolutely. I travelled with 2 young daughters and found the area around grand place safe and secure day and night
19 May 2017|
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Response from Dario D | Reviewed this property |
Mainly during xmas or special events.