Place du Grand Sablon
Place du Grand Sablon
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Begin the weekend strolling the weekly antique markets on the Place du Grand Sablon.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Naamsepoort • 8 min walk
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Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium2,850 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
If you want to see expensive cars in Brussels, this is the place to be. Also lots of superb chocolate / pralines shops and some overpriced bars and restaurants
Written 6 June 2024
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Kawaii D
The Netherlands249 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Nice buildings and alley's. They were all decoreted with lights and (at that time) winter decorations. Becarefull for the shops and restaurants there, they are expansive. A view streets further are far less expansive.
Written 15 May 2024
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,564 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We wandered around this square for a few minutes. it is in a very upscale part of town with classy shopping and eating nearby. And very grand houses and office buildings surround the square with its big statue.
Written 4 December 2023
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China19,946 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
This is a small square at Brussels' bohemian Sablon area. Place du Grand Sablon is adorned with some neat, well-maintained houses. Great place to take a rest while exploring the Belgian capital.
Written 15 June 2023
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,564 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Our tram stopped here and we got out and were nicely pleased with the Place and the park around it. Lovely 19th Century park architecture with a statue.
Written 10 May 2023
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NorwichCarrow
Sandgate, UK393 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
A lovely square (actually it’s triangle) in the Upper Town. Close to the Royal Palace and the Royal Museums of Fine Art and the Magritte Museum. Every Saturday and Sunday a great antique market with some wonderful china and silverware stalls. The square is lined with high end chocateliers, boutiques, restaurants and Witammer, a superb bakery with the Belgian royal warrant. An easy walk downhill to the area around the Grand Place and a bracing return up Rue Lebeau!
Written 6 May 2023
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Hannelore H
United Kingdom280 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
Lovely area, a should see landmark, especially on the way to all the museums nearby or to the Monte des Arte.
Written 27 April 2023
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Brad
Hong Kong, China1,73,427 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
This is a fairly small, triangular shaped square in the Upper Town of Brussels. It is an elegant area lined with high-end chocolatiers, retail shops, brasseries and the NH Collection hotel. You'll find a fountain monument of Minerva in the centre, near a dedicated carpark section. At the southeast end of the square is the masterpiece 15th-century Gothic church of the Blessed Lady of the Sablon - one of the finest examples of flamboyant Gothic architecture in all of Belgium.

We have stayed at the NH Collection here a couple times during visits to Brussels, finding it a wonderful square and neighbourhood to explore on foot. Some very good brasseries on this square as well including Lola, Au Vieux Saint Martin and the friendly people at La Pizza e Bella who bake up delicious Neapolitan-style. Early morning breakfast at the Le Pain Quotidian is a good way to start your day at Place du Grand Sablon as well.
Written 16 November 2022
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK8,30,884 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
Place Du Grand Sablon is a wonderful square in this fantastic area of Brussels ,great architecture surrounds this square ,big mansion houses ,the square is dominated by the stunning Fountain Of Minerva ,one of the most awesome structures viewed do from the square is Church Of The Blessed lady Of The Sablon,a must go destination if you're in the area,we were here on a Saturday afternoon ,just off the square there were a couple of antique markets that looked interesting and were very busy ,we hit some great cafe's ,bars and pubs around the square,Cafe Leffe and Caffe Torino were a couple of the great places we visited ,this square is most definitely well worth checking out if you're in the Upper Town area of Brussels .
Written 22 June 2022
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Vanessa P
Calgary, Canada1,452 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
We walked from Louise street to this area. It is a hill to arrive there, however it worth it. Just so beautiful when you arrive and with all restaurants and stores this area is very charming. Worth the visit!
Written 5 September 2020
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