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Old Stock Exchange

Place du Theatre, 59000, Lille, France
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Designed by architect Julien Destrée, the Old Stock Exchange (circa 1653) is a magnificent example of the Flemish baroque style.
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Place du Theatre, 59000, Lille, France
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"book market"
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"beautiful building"
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"second hand books"
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"inside the building"
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"book sellers"
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"books and magazines"
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"knick knacks"
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"flea market"
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"playing chess"
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"stalls selling"
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"flemish renaissance"
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"old building"
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"vintage toys"
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"small courtyard"
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"for sale"
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"the grand place"
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"stall holders"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped by during our morning walk but unfortunately, the inner courtyard was closed. We still took some nice photos of the outside.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building, or collection of buildings actually, is stunning to look at on the outside. I went back in the afternoon when you can enter the courtyard where the used book sale is set up, and realized that the walls and doorways also have painting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building in an architectural gem. I really enjoyed my short visit here. Check the hours to be sure you can see the interior courtyard. There was an awesome vendor selling French antique newspapers inside with lovely illustrations on them (early 1900s). I can't wait...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very historic old exchange with interesting architectural features and quaint little stalls selling old knick knacks, posters and the like. Chess game knockout in the middle.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always enjoy a visit to the Vielle Bourse market. Walk round and browse for hours. Stall holders do have a very inflated idea of value though. Fantastic building with great detailing. Check out the downspout ends in the corners.

Thank David F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wecwere very impressed by the exterior of this wonderful building . Walked into the interior courtyard to find it is ever more impressive from that view point. While tours of the building were not offered when we visited we did walk up the stair to...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

It was closed at lunch but went back in the afternoon. Beautiful building with courtyard. Lots of antiques, books, records, posters etc.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

A lovely and historical place to check second hand books. You can find nice books and take good pictures there.

Thank Irem U
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure what this was until looking at TA. In the square next to La Place. Beautiful building with the most amazing architecture. Well,worth a visit but not sure about entry times. Nice just to sit & look at the building with a glass of...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Lovely place to wander through - browse books, magazines and vinyls if you will, or just enjoy the atmosphere of this old square. You can walk through to the others side, to arrive at the Grand Place. A short visit for most people, - a...More

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