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Grand Place, Brussels

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#1 of 3,403 in Things to do in Belgium
Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Landmark
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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  • This square is a UNESCO heritage site and the main square in Brussels. It is beautiful and a must visit when in Brussels, esp. during the X'mas season. There was a light show at the square in the...  more »
  • very large place located in the center of Brussels, very beautiful architecture, very clean and very secure, we liked the atmosphere  more »

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