Old Market Square (Oude Markt), Leuven

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
Known for its nightlife, Old Market Square (Oude Markt) boasts over 40 cafes and bars. Choose from a range of spots, from casual to elegant, and during peak season watch the crowds of locals and visitors chatting over drinks. Students often frequent the less expensive bars on the side streets that branch off from the square. Head to one of these hideaways for inexpensive refreshment with a bohemian ambiance. For people-watching, consider finding a spot in the square where you can relax and take in the historical architecture and passersby. Plan to visit Old Market Square (Oude Markt) during your Leuven vacation using our convenient Leuven trip generator.
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  • Visited Leuven in summer, so the nights were very pleasant. In this square, above all, there weren't many options of places to eat, drink and chat. Highly recommended, even in the daytime, too, hehe.
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  • It is the longest bar in Europe say and indeed it will be by bars. Think that with Erasmus students come here is to worry if not be distrairan a bit. But the square itself cool to see it, rectangular and petada terraces. Good atmosphere
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  • Must-see in this great city. Had a lot of fun here and good memories on this beautiful historical market. Also, often in the summer, there are concerts and a lot of good vibes when terraces are full. 
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