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Another quirky square

Namur seems to be a myriad of squares and little side streets running off from the more modern... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
WalesJennie
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wales
via mobile
Nice spot

Medium size square but still manage to give a feeling of space. The seeing itself is quickly done... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
GalavantingPhilosoph
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Namur, Belgium
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5 Sep 2017
“Another quirky square ”
29 Aug 2017
“Nice spot”
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Namur 5000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Namur seems to be a myriad of squares and little side streets running off from the more modern shopping centre. This square in front of. rather impressive building, is the home to some unusual bronzes, one of which is a snail!

Thank WalesJennie
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Medium size square but still manage to give a feeling of space. The seeing itself is quickly done but goes well with a visit of the city. During winter, it is where the Christmas Market takes place. The occasion gives a very good atmosphere.

Thank GalavantingPhilosoph
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Usual European town square but attractive and has some nice bars and cafes. Whole town is pretty and worth a visit.

Thank Welovesunandsnow
Reviewed 19 August 2016

it is a nice Square with some nice history, well visited during festivals, Fête de la Wallonie in September...

Thank Jorge D
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Place d'Armes in front of an impressive public building has this odd bronze sculptures of a large snail, a snail in a cage and two odd looking characters, but try and find out what it's all about and you'll be as confused as I...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 21 December 2015

The more I travel around Belgium the more I come to appreciate the subtle, slightly self-depreciating, and definitely warped Belgian sense of humour. A perfect example is this interesting sculpture in Namur's Place d'Armes. It was created by the Belgian artist Suzanne Godard based on...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 1 December 2015

It is situated just in the middle of the town. It is near the main commercial area and right next to some really good restaurants. It has free WiFi and sometimes cute concerts happen to be going on there.

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We’d walked through this square several times during our outing in Namur and noticed the statues and fountains, all seemingly somewhat run-down with the "triste charme" of Belgian towns. Later at home I learned that two cartoon-figure-looking statues at one end of the square were...More

1  Thank GermanJody
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

This square is for you to pass by. If you have been to Grand Place in Brussels, you may not think high of it. Continue walking to the west, you will find beautiful pebbled streets to stroll along.

Thank Shirley Y
Reviewed 8 June 2014

I often park in the Beffroi garage under the Place d'Armes because it is easy to go the Pedestrian Only part of Namur from there. But the Place d'Armes has very little charm in itself. I much prefer the Place du Marche aux Legumes nearby,...More

1  Thank Christopher G
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