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Grand Place, Brussels

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The center of Brussels, Grand Place forms an imposing square of 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 take 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. 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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  • Great for a few photos but very busy as to be expected and lost some of its charm with a Starbucks and Hard Rock Cafe there.  more »
  • I have a square in the center of Bruges only. That's where this historic Cathedral are around. Interacting with full. In a historic shopping center. When they make a square from the flowers of summer before I saw from up here on the streets. Chocolatier. A lot of it.. Real chocolate. Manneken Pis statue can go through this challenge.
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  • Surely one of the most beautiful places in Belgium, it is not for nothing that it is world heritage of Unesco
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