Old Market Square (Oude Markt), Leuven

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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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  • Best place in Leuven to with your friends. Have here in my college years spent a lot of time, possibly more than in the four in the afternoon. Piece by piece, even though I'm of many unforgettable moments not remember. My bad ...;)
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  • I spent 4 months in this square. I did an erasmus in Leuven and damn I miss! There are many local disco/pub in the square and new year there was fantastic.
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  • Once a little nice resists the square full of terraces of the many bars and restaurants, and a hive of activity by the many students of Leuven.
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