Place du Grand Sablon, Brussels

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Place du Grand Sablon contains a mix of antique shops, restaurants, hotels, and Belgian chocolatiers. The square is lined with homes built between the 16th and 19th centuries, and on weekends it hosts an antiques market. The neighborhood attracts locals and tourists for bargain-hunting. Take a stroll around the square to enjoy the sights without the huge crowds of Grand Place. The square is the starting place for the Ommegang of Brussels procession every year. Make Place du Grand Sablon a centerpiece of your Brussels vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Brussels trip planning site .
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  • Plaza located just below the wonderful Church of the same name. Wide and with beautiful facades, the Tintin shop here is also provisionally while failure to complete the reform of the original, in a side street of the Gran Plaza. The only flaw I see is the car parking in the Centre of the square, something that steals charm to the place.
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  • Had a wander round the market and the stalls selling a variety of antiques, nothing took my fancy but was intrigued to see every thing they were selling. It's a bit of a way out from the centre but wo...  more »
  • Antique, çikolatacılar, cafes and restaurants, is caught between the neighborhood of Brussels, luxury and expensive square.
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