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Place du Grand Sablon

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Address: Place du Grand Sablon | R. de Rollebeek, Brussels, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du...

Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du Grand Sablon.

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Chic and expensive

Very chic with lots a lovely shops, very expensive, though. A nice head's up: there are a lot of antique shops around, all of them nice array but expensive: No doubts: the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll get the best chocolate shops there, and the most expensive cafes around, with some designer shops as well. It's a lovely spot to spend sometime in, and to enjoy the weather outdoors whenever it's possible!

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very chic with lots a lovely shops, very expensive, though. A nice head's up: there are a lot of antique shops around, all of them nice array but expensive: No doubts: the eurocrats spoil the market

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only 15 minutes for the Grand Place and with a quiet charm of its own, Grand Sablon has some lovely shops, lively bars and a regular antique market. It is also on the route of the Winter parade as we found on Sunday night! Worth visiting.

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Zemst, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very nice, with a lot of antiques shops. it is nice to have your coffee here looking all the people going ????

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

That place has an atmosphere. A beautiful place and streets nearby from the Palais de Justice and up to the Museum's district. There is something special here, something authentic that you can't find close to the Grand Place. Probably much less tourists?!

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is a tradition in Brussels to regroup shops where antiques are sold at the Place du Grand Sablon and surroundings. This very place is very romantic, full of bars with terraces all year round, of restaurants and also of traditional Belgium chocolate selling shops. The buildings are quite interesting and at both ends a nice church looks as if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful old architecture, must to see in Brussels. It's good to stop here for lunch or dinner and enjoy the place. Many tourist visit the place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Have a rest and enjoy coffee and feel the environment from your heart. I take a walk around and end up here and enjoy 2 hours coffee here looking at people.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Charming historical place, 5 Chocolatier,Many restaurants and beer bars Antique show on weekends in tents, with great finds

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Whole square and nearby streets full of good and interesting shops, restaurants excellent in terms of price and quality, bars, near to the museum area, the Royal Palace and the Palais de Justice. Well worth a visit

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