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  • Address: Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Admission: Free

Europe’s most picturesque square, Grand-Place is surrounded by baroque and gothic guildhalls and the stunning 315 foot (96 meter) Brussels Town Hall. The stunning buildings in this UNESCO World Heritage site date mainly from the late 17th century. Grand Place is also known in Dutch as Grote Markt as it was the large central market in Brussels. The surrounding streets still bear the names of the stalls that lined the street: Rue des Bouchers (butchers) and Peperstraat (pepper merchants).  Every second year, in August, the square is filled with an enormous flower carpet. A million begonias are used to create a stunning pattern. Concerts and music recitals are held here throughout the year.

The size and beauty of the square amazes everyone when they first turn a corner to find it unexpectedly in front of them. After the initial shock sit down at a table outside one of the many cafés or chocolatiers and find out why Belgium is justly famous for its beer and chocolate.

Practical Info

Not far from either Centrale or Bourse train station, Grand-Place is at the center of a cobweb of narrow cobblestone streets.

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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour, Brussels, null
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Private Tour: Brussels Sightseeing Tour

Explore the highlights of Brussels on this private, 3-hour tour with an informative guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle and on foot, you'll gain ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.12
Brussels Night Walking Tour: Gourmet Belgian Food, Brussels, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Brussels Night Walking Tour: Gourmet Belgian Food

4 star rating: Recommended 569 Reviews

Discover Brussels, the gourmet city, by night on this fantastic three hour, small-group, foodie walking tour! Visit Brussels’ tastiest restaurants, ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $91.53
Brussels Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour, Brussels, Food Tours
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Brussels Mysteries and Legends Half-Day Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 35 Reviews

Discover the hidden treasures of Brussels on this half-day walking tour, and learn about the many symbols of secret societies like the Templars and the ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $74.37
Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Antwerp Day Trip from Brussels, ... 
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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Antwerp Day Trip from Brussels

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

Explore the highlights of Brussels and Antwerp on this private, 9-hour tour with an informative guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle and on foot, you'll ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour, Brussels, ... 
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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour

Explore the highlights of Brussels and the Waterloo battlefields on this private, 8-hour tour with an informative guide. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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Brussels Super Saver: Brussels Sightseeing Tour and Antwerp Half-Day Trip, Brussels, Private ... 
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Brussels Super Saver: Brussels Sightseeing Tour and Antwerp Half-Day Trip

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 457 Reviews

Pay less and get more with this Brussels Super Saver, which combines two popular tours into one full day of sightseeing. Make the most of your time in Belgium ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.07
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Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop, Brussels, Day Trips
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Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4737 Reviews

Explore Brussels on a 4-hour guided walking tour with a twist as you following the trail of the city’s top chocolate shops. Your guide will point out the major ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.09
Brussels Super Saver: Brussels Sightseeing Tour, Antwerp Half-Day Trip, Day Trip to Ghent and ... 
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Brussels Super Saver: Brussels Sightseeing Tour, Antwerp Half-Day Trip, Day Trip to Ghent and Bruges

4 star rating: Recommended 1056 Reviews

This Brussels Super Saver combines three popular tours at one discounted price for you to enjoy over two full days! Spend the first day on a half-day city ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $122.42
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Brussels Half-Day City Tour, Brussels, Day Trips
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Brussels Half-Day City Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 5491 Reviews

Choose between a morning or afternoon guided coach tour and get better acquainted with Brussels. See the world-famous market square, glance at the ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

From USD $33.75
Brussels Food and Beer Walking Tour with Mussels and Chocolate, Brussels, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Brussels Food and Beer Walking Tour with Mussels and Chocolate

4.5 star rating: Recommended 151 Reviews

Indulge in Belgium’s culinary delights while doing some sightseeing on this walking tour of Brussels. Venture past Brussels’ main sights including ...  Read more

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.09

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