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Main square where the magnificent 17th-century Vieille Bourse is located.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“watch the world” (37 reviews)
“stock exchange” (24 reviews)
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Lille, France
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"watch the world"
in 37 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 23 reviews
"stock exchange"
in 24 reviews
"christmas market"
in 34 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 14 reviews
"old town"
in 27 reviews
"big wheel"
in 13 reviews
"du nord"
in 9 reviews
"the main square"
in 13 reviews
"opera house"
in 13 reviews
"flemish architecture"
in 7 reviews
"lovely architecture"
in 7 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 6 reviews
"railway station"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 15 reviews
"fountain"
in 53 reviews
"hub"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture of the Grand Place (also known as Place Charles de Gaulle) is stunning. It is such an expansive place that even when there are a lot of people there is still lots of room to move around. It is surrounded by restaurants and...More

1  Thank Annette M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grand place is a great place to eat, drink and people watch, there are several restaurants as bars and the gateway to the old town, my wife and I danced to Cuban salsa music in the square and it was a great atmosphere. The...More

1  Thank Steve P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The main town centre. Quite nice. Lots of restaurants and shops. Well worth a look if going to Lille.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Square is lovely to sit and watch the world go by and the bars are all so friendly. You pay as u get your drinks each time which is so much easier as when u want to leave you don't have to hang around for...More

Thank maccieEngland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main square with a fountain and statue. There are several pretty buildings around the square and plenty of bars and restaurants around the outside. Stayed quiet until about 1000 then got busy.

Thank Bill1609
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to sit and watch the world go by, lots of eateries and street entertainers. Lovely fountain, pedestrianised area.

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The square in the old town center of Lille is pedestrian friendly, full of music, beautiful buildings, a great bookstore, and many reasonably priced cafes. It a goid place to people watch or have a snack and a coffee.

Thank jsthouston
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

From the fountain at the centre, make your choice of where to go next. Furet du Nord of course, followed by a stop at a café, and then explore Lille centre. So many places to see but it all starts here.

Thank Onthemove59
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Sit at the fountain to people watch. Visit the Old Stock Exchange for its book market. Window shop. Just beware of beggars and drunken teenagers.

Thank Angelk8
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful square with splendid buildings and lots of cafes and restaurants only down side is cars shooting in and out of car park directly underneath

Thank CleethorpesGtfcfan
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kamsmiles
20 August 2017|
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Response from dandave | Reviewed this property |
Sorry wasn't there on Sunday
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Goodvalue26
20 June 2016|
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Response from fmarcillaud | Reviewed this property |
For disabled Drivers: be aware! Parking your car close is possible but not in the direct neighborhood. (5 min walk).
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