Great Market Square (Grote Markt), Leuven

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Great Market Square (Grote Markt) is located in Leuven. Plan your Great Market Square (Grote Markt) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Leuven using our Leuven family vacation planner.
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  • If you are in Belgium, whatever your reason for visiting, the Grote Markt (Grand place) of Leuven is to visit. In every major city of Belgium there is this kind of square (Brussels, Antwerp, Bruges, Ghent). Here in Leuven is the absolute masterpiece of brabantine Gothic. All planned and built according to the canons of the time, you can admire the architecture that turn upward, long and narrow, with picturesque decorations, spires and the sculptures are all different. If you do not want to visit the Town Hall and various monuments, there is always a chance to grab a coffee or a beer (Stella Artois is brewed here) in the square, crowded premises by students from all over Europe who live here.
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  • Landmark square home, of course, the Town Hall. The impression that this sand Castle, on the contrary it is not less beautiful Cathedral.
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  • Really belgian place, I love how this place gave me a feeling of youth and well goodness. I love it !