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Grand Place, Mons
(4.2/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Shop, eat, and people-watch at Grand Place, the main square of Mons. It is marked by a belfry whose copper has turned green with oxidation. The buildings touch each other and form a barrier around the perimeter of the cobbled square. Sit down at one of the many restaurants and cafes; see if you can find an open table on one of the terraces, which is a good spot to take in the buzz of activity. You'll also find a variety of chocolate shops and boutiques filling the ground floors of the buildings. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Mons holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Grand Place and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Summer or winter, the Grand'Place is a beautiful place. Feel free to pass the portico of the town hall to discover the Mayeur garden!
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  • Beautiful buildings, beautiful terraces... and here, great Christmas lights! Very pretty little cottages painted white this year, the most beautiful effect! Magnificent all bright Town Hall, belfry visible with all its lights. Very nice to hang out and drink a mulled wine. Beautiful rink for Christmas also.
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  • Great Christmas market. See the small cottages illuminations. Great atmosphere. Do fast.
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  • Too expensive for the service.