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Grand Place, Mons

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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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  • Beautiful place houses the restored, fountains and streets clean-lined tiles typical, good plan to have a drink on the terrace
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  • Historic downtown worth it for a ballad in good weather. A small drink on the terrace in the Sun to finish the day.
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  • Visit beautiful weather drinking a drink on the terrace is very pleasant without forgetting to go and touch the head of the little monkey who brings happiness
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  • Too expensive for the service.