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Beautiful Peaceful Square in the Heart of the City

We found this place by accident when out shopping on the main shopping parade in Brussels and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ruth M
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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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i found it by accident while i was shopping. very quiet without many visitors. very beautiful square

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rowarowa
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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
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“quiet square” (3 reviews)
“memorial” (3 reviews)
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Rue St. Michel, Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place by accident when out shopping on the main shopping parade in Brussels and looking for a sit down to rest in the extreme heat. This is literally just behind the shopping street and is so quiet and peaceful it's hard to...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i found it by accident while i was shopping. very quiet without many visitors. very beautiful square

Thank rowarowa
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It was really cool to stand in the middle of the plaza. The memorial only takes a few minutes to read and walk around. It was a little awkward to get to though. The statue is totally surrounded by buildings and there were only a...More

Thank Jamey C
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a very good place to start the city. The architecture is beautiful and there are plenty of good restaurants.

Thank Gabriellegabgab
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I found this square by accident and found it to be a quiet, clean, and peaceful spot. The history was quite sad as it's the resting spot for so many. It's near a school, so plenty of students were around.

Thank Cornerturned
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A nice place where you can sit and take a peaceful rest on a bench – in the sun if you are lucky. It is close to the shopping center and shopping street but yet quite. The architecture of the surrounding buildings is great.

Thank A S H
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Worth a few minutes of anybody's time to enjoy some peaceful contemplation away from the bustling streets of Brussels. Best enjoyed in the early evening with a fine scotch or two - Talisker Dark Storm being my recommendation.

Thank toooldforhostelsnow
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Make a change to find a nice square with a fine statue not overrun with cafes impinging on the space and spoiling the openness of the square.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This square is located just off the busy shopping street Rue Neuve/Nieuwstraat and what a big contrast! A must see when you are around.

Thank brusselsbynight
Reviewed 11 May 2016

As the name suggests, it is in honor of the martyrs. A very quiet place, usually not crowded much. Surely worth a visit. It wont take up much of your time, though you might have to walk a little to reach the place.

Thank Neha_Kapoor_Dutta
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