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Grand Place, Brussels

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The center of Brussels, Grand Place forms an imposing square with opulent buildings, including the city hall. Dating back to 1523, the city's main square was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1998. Take in the grand architecture of the guild halls, and a tour of city hall. The square houses the Museum of the City of Brussels and the Brewers Museum, both of which give a good impression of the essence of Brussels. Despite its relatively small size, the square attracts more visitors than any other attraction in the European capital. Also there, Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles. Take a look at our Brussels tour itinerary planning tool to schedule your visit to Grand Place and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The grand place is probably the most happening tourist spot in Brussels. Its really beautiful and you can spend a lot of time just admiring the architectural beauty. There are many restaurants, but I....  more
    The grand place is probably the most happening tourist spot in Brussels. Its really beautiful and you can spend a lot of time just admiring the architectural beauty. There are many restaurants, but I....  more »
  • Fantastic place of tales , in the centre of brussels , everything in it is spectacular , for its history , its architecture , a place to visit 
    Fantastic place of tales , in the centre of brussels , everything in it is spectacular , for its history , its architecture , a place to visit  more »
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  • What a fascinating and remarkable place this is. Was really amazed to see the detailed work carved on all these buildings in this famous square. The buildings are about 400 years old but they will still give you the most amazing aesthetic view. You could go any time and stay around to get the beautiful vibes from this place. Loved it and is must visit place.
  • Stunning grand place! The guild houses are beautiful! Check out the town halls architecture. At first sight it look symmetrical but if you look closer nothing is symmetrical. The plaza is also used for open air events. When we were there the Jazz festival was taking place. Definitely worth a visit!

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