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Grand Place

Grand Place, Arras, France
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large public open space

you will find something to suit your taste in the square. Bars and restaurants all round the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
One big parking for cars

This is an impressive square, it's a shame it's full of cars. There is a parking garage underneath... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Grand Place, Arras, France
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Reviewed yesterday

you will find something to suit your taste in the square. Bars and restaurants all round the circumference, and we had a bonus: a huge open market on Saturday morning.

Thank 928JohnF
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an impressive square, it's a shame it's full of cars. There is a parking garage underneath the square. A bit difficult walking on the cobble stones , but it gives the square that bit extra.

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buildings in this area are amazing and it's worth walking around and having a good look. But be careful cars park in this area and the drivers do not always pay attention to people wanting to look at the buildings.

Thank Leeanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it's a place but is it genuinely grand when compared to that in Brussels or Bruges? No it's a massive square bereft of character and many bars restaurants were closed during our August visit, nip next door to the place d'heroes for more character.

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you first set eyes on The Grand Place you would think it was centuries old. But Arras was razed to the ground during WW1. What you see now are new(ish) buildings that have had the frontages rebuilt to their original look. This must have...More

Thank NorthernTraveller53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good square to visit with lots of history and culture around it. Lots of eateries and shops. Perfect place to spend some time.

Thank Tarique I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were passing through Arras after visiting the Vimy Ridge Memorial and were thrilled to find the plaza had been converted to a summer beach festival for families and kids. The town had created an inner-city beach complete with music, soccer, badminton, rope climb/walk, jumping...More

Thank Nerad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An elegant duo of squares in the Flemish fashion with beautiful dutch gables. Lots of cafes, restaurants, shops and bars. A place to stop and watch the world go by.

Thank Dawn on holiday
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visited when it was relevtly quite so was great to site see could be different if there was a market or show on he site

Thank greenalang
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of restaurants but not as busy or as lively as the Place D'Heros. Still worth a visit there are some good restaurants here.

Thank SmilerP
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Sarah C
25 July 2016|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
There is parking in central Arras.
Wilmer V
11 August 2015|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Moderne is quite central for the evenings and usually has parking.