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Place Ste. Catherine, Brussels

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Have a drink, grab an inexpensive meal, or simply people-watch at Place Ste. Catherine, a central city square. The most notable piece of architecture is the St. Catherine Church, from which the square gets its name. Purchase food at a nearby restaurant and then sit at one of the free-standing tables in the middle of the square, or a try a drink at one of the cafes. You are bound to pass through this spot either on a walking tour or on a night out, but consider stopping for awhile and taking in the ambiance. Make Place Ste. Catherine a centerpiece of your Brussels vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Brussels tour planner.
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  • The Place Ste Catherine in Brussels is located in the Centre and not far from the most famous (and most beautiful) Great Place. It is worth visiting. Long and beautiful offers a wide variety of fish dishes in the many restaurants on either side. Not surprisingly we find ourselves in the old fishing district of the Belgian capital. Don't miss visiting the Church of the same name there on the square. At Christmas time the city hosts the most characteristic street market.
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  • The facade of the Ste. Catherine church is impressive, but usually overlooked by passers-by usually heading for the nearby restaurant area. But one should take time to stop and look around at this pla...  more »
  • Unlike a lot of Brussels, this area does have an upbeat tone. There is obviously the church but opposite sit ranks of excellent fish restaurants plus bars to suit all tastes. A good place to explore. 
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  • A most beautiful place in Brussels with great restaurants ("bij den boer") bars. In the summer people sit by the water. In winter times the heart of the Christmas market is here
  • Nice place as Always. Wonderful restaurants and cafés around. To visit during Christmas with its warm market
  • Very beautiful place, with nice local bars and restaurants. During the Christmas there is also a very nice market that you should visit.
  • Very nice place to chill out. Lots of bars and restaurants in the area.
  • A nice little place next to city center. Only the constant group of homeless people next to the church is small nuisance.