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Trainbleu
Brussels, Belgium36,725 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
We only ended up in the large Kouter square (with a car park underneath) because our usual tram stop from the centre to the railway station seemed to have disappeared. A local finally sent us to the Zonnestraat stop in Kouter Square, where we had to wait so long in the freezing cold, we had ample opportunity to study our surroundings. Walking around the square, we saw few buildings of interest apart from a fine cast-iron bandstand (1878) and two beautiful 18th-century rococo buildings, Hotel Falligan at no. 172, now housing a private society, and the former Guard House at no. 29, now concert hall HA. A surprising feature were the many brass, copper, and cast-iron leaves embedded in the pavement of the square. A work of art called “Mystic Leaves” by American artist Jessica Diamond, who is said to have been inspired by the flora in the famous Van Eyck brothers’ altarpiece and the flower market in Kouter Square on Sunday. That is probably the best day to visit.
Written 11 January 2024
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ejfraser
Solihull, UK772 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
We missed the flower market and that maked this square decidely ordinary . It has a nice bandstand but if there isn't anything going on then it's not really worth a visit.
I suppose on awarm summers day it might be a nice place to sit and relax.
Written 12 December 2019
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Robert A
Phoenix, AZ3,332 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
At the time of our walk-through of this nice plaza it as near sunset in mid summer holiday time and it was almost deserted. It was scenic and serene. Nice. The bandstand and inlay plaza plaques were nice. It must be really fun during the flower mart and musical events.
Written 14 September 2019
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Stefaan G
Belgium9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
Every sunday there's a nice flower market all over the square, sometimes with live music in the kiosk.
Written 27 August 2018
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Rudziej
58 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Friends
It's turnoing into a stunning flowermarket every weekend. It's very often that you can hear live music there.
During festivals - it holds some extra venues.
Underneath there's a big parkingspace. The place is surrounded with banks, bookstores and other shops.
Written 25 June 2018
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grafran
Andover, UK496 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
This is obviously a major square in the city, but we thought it was rather boring.This is partly because there are no cafes or places to sit.
However, the Opera house is impressive
Written 17 May 2018
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RikvbGent
Ghent, Belgium453 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017
A very nice place to go on a sunday morning when there is not much to do in Ghent. Big flowermarket and some local musicians are performing on the 'kiosk' on the square. You can have oysters and champagne on one of the foodstalls.
Written 26 October 2017
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LolaGo1
Washington DC, DC6,628 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Solo
Located a block away from my hostel, there was not much to do and see here 6 days a week. Heard that becomes alive on Sundays for the flower markets.

There is a "gazebo-like" structure in the area. Also noted is the Flemish Opera located. near it. Bought some snacks from the two opened stores located near it - delicious freshly roasted nuts and snacks. Lots of barricade for on-going constructions!

Written 27 September 2017
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AllanJGJ
Wellington, New Zealand4,197 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Couples
There were probably more plants than flowers at the Sunday Flower today but still lovely to wander around this lovely public space along with all the other happy people. There's a lovely band rotunda and today a brass band was much in evidence offering a cheery touch. Definitely worth checking out if you're in Ghent on a Sunday morning.
Written 17 September 2017
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maartenw2016
Ghent, Belgium687 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Solo
On this former market place, you can still see an old music podium, but closeby there are 'real' concert halls such as the Handelsbeurs and the Flemish Opera. And on Sunday, there is still some 'market' activity.
Written 16 June 2017
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