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Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 June 2014

In the Grand Place of Brussels are the guild houses. Each house has a history of certain guildes, or medieval trade unions. Home to brewers, cheese farmers, bakers, tanners, carpenters, ironworkers, and textile traders, the Grand Place helped centralize the business community. Each guild would...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The buildings are nice and the architecture is nice. There are good photo's to be had here. There isn't much else in the square really to do all the shops and restaurants are off on the side streets. Nice to have a look at this...More

2  Thank DeathsDragon95
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Reviewed 1 week ago

you will feel like you are in part of the history in this setting, no matter day and night, it is still so stunning beautiful!

Thank EatSleepTravel2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in the grand place, look around 360 degrees and you will find these beautiful buildings. there are several tour companies departing from the grand place which could help you to learn some of the history around these magnificent building.

Thank AnnaO29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beautiful guildhouses of the Grand-Place in Brussels are stunning. The square is simply stunning. While we were there a beer festival was going on.

Thank chasetravelers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very beautifull place, full of people and sorunded with a lot of places to drink beer and eat. Lot of restaurants and pubs.

Thank TuristulR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must visit place! The Grand Place surrounded by beautiful historical buildings that are well preserved, Amazing architecture with the Gothic style. building are nicely lit at night which gives the place a special charm. You can spend time there and find fine cafes and...More

Thank aline901
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The Guildhouses are simply amazing (in my opinion), though I wouldn't spend too long there (definitely no longer than an hour). It is free to go look at them (though I didn't try to go in them). Once you're at the Grand-Place (I think this...More

Thank qwertytop614
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

These are of course ,stunning especially with the gold leaf. Super popular place to visit.. all the buildings are slightly different... many other similar buildings around the area. Gorgeous

Thank karenm642
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Beautiful historic buildings that were well maintained and really lovely to look at in the main square - well worth a look!

Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Famous and superb square surrounded by beautiful buildings finely worked in Gothic style. Guild houses with their golden symbols as well as the fox ( merchants ), the gold tree (brewers) , the swan (butchers) , wolf ( builders), etc. Many shops where delicious chocolate...More

Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The Guild houses were built in the 1600s, with the guild house being in existence to cover such commerce as bakers, haberdashers and boatmen. Worth stopping..

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There was seem to no enter inside the buildings when we were there.
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