"The most beautiful theatre on Earth II" Grand Place - Grote Markt Tip by melissa_bel

Grand Place - Grote Markt, Brussels: 212 reviews and 367 photos

  Enjoying a drink on the Grand'Place
by melissa_bel

Other noteworthy building: Le Cygne, The Swan house, with its beautiful Swan figure is now a restaurant. In the 19th century, it was a tavern where exiles Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote their "Manifesto" .
The Maison des Brasseurs (Brewers House) where the Brewery Museum is (you can visit and the price of a degustation is included). At the number 16, the" Windmill", French writer Victor Hugo lived for a month, when he was not making his researches in the Brabant countryside and in Waterloo for "Les Miserables". "Le Roy d'Espagne", King of Spain has a great medieval-looking cafe-restaurant. And on the right-side of the Square, there is the huge "Maison des Ducs de Brabant", house of Dukes of Brabant (in fact, they are several houses put together).

Address: Grand'Place
Directions: Bounded by Rue de l'Amigo & Rue du Marché aux Herbes and Rue de la Colline & Taborastraat + Zuidstraat
Website: http://www.ilotsacre.be

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  • Updated Jan 27, 2006
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