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Great Market Square (Grote Markt)

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Address: Leuven, Belgium
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32-0-16-20-30-20
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Its one of my favourite place to enjoy with my friends. It's not that big but a must . Hanging around friends is a best thing to do in Grote Markt!! Truly amazing!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Rome, Italy
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Its one of my favourite place to enjoy with my friends. It's not that big but a must . Hanging around friends is a best thing to do in Grote Markt!! Truly amazing!

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Herent, Belgium
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Near the big going out place (oude Markt) is this cosy square a Little less crossed. Perfect resto's. Great teraces

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Thank Tom D
Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Really belgian place, I love how this place gave me a feeling of youth and well goodness. I love it !

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Have been to multiple squares in Europe but this one is stands out Well this was also our first so may be am biased but ne ways it is definitely a visit if one is in Brussels to hangout. Grab a couple of drinks, with some nice Belgian waffles and you will enjoy there. The square is also close to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I love this square. Why? The Grote Markt is renowned thanks to the many attractive buildings located there. The most beautiful edifice is the Town hall hands down! It's truly beautiful! Nearby is the Sint-Pieters Kerk. This too attracts many tourists as there are quite a lot of amazing art work inside. Fons Sapientiae, the favorite statue among the local... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

It's a nice huge area with lots of attractions. Beautiful gothic buildings to modern buildings with lots of food options

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The town is preparing for Christmas. The markrt place is very nice. Totaly converted in winter landscape. Ladeuze place is holding a christmas market with more than 200 stands. Openinging from today

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This very large square would take days to explore every shop and to dine at each restaurant, sample the many stores, from troutist to very high end, theater, classical, the structures themselves are works of art. I know that there is much more in the city, but for just walking and enjoying yourself for 3-4 days go no further. Just... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

plenty interesting pubs. De Engel, great choice of Trappist (don't drink their white 'wine', and be careful on the stairs when descending to the the smallest room). The Louis, try and identify all the persons named Louis whose pictures decorate the front wall (the waitress has a piece of paper with the solutions if you ask for it), go inside... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

It's worth going there just to see the buildings (especially the town hall) on it. But I wouldn't stay much longer than that. The pubs & taverns here are very overpriced and generally have unfriendly service. This is a place where "old ladies" go to lunch. Everyone else is better off going to the Oude Markt right next to it... More 

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