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Small Group Guided Tour of the Old Lille in English
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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"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 18 reviews
"inside the building"
in 6 reviews
"second hand books"
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"book sellers"
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"books and magazines"
in 4 reviews
"central courtyard"
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"flea market"
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"playing chess"
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"knick knacks"
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"old building"
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"flemish renaissance"
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"vintage toys"
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"for sale"
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"the grand place"
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"inner court"
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"la vieille"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been second time that I am in Lille and this time a sunny season. the old stock exchange building along with cafes and stores are amazing

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 April 16, 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

Thank McAnnie1
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Reviewed April 12, 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

Thank 368pauline
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is not only interesting for visit and buy some old books and magazines but also unique ace for photos. Last few months I went from time to time to take some photos of people in the market. Worth visiting!!

Thank Lilyana U
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

People enter, not looking for anything, start looking, then keep looking. What they are searching for, they do not know and it does not really matter. Keeping looking up is what matters. Some people might find what they were not looking for. Most wont and...More

Thank hcadiou
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The old bourse building is on the side of the Place Charles de Gaulle. You can’t miss it, in is a Flemish architectural extravaganza covered in ornate French! In the courtyard there is a used book market and other antiques including maps, pictures and china....More

Thank AVM2016
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Amazing building and can imagine the hustle and bustle of the past. Great to see and feel the environment. If there's an opportunity, take a seat... It appeared there may be a market but wasn't running on our visit.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

We were just wandering through and there were vendors selling books from the 1700-1800s, vintage advertisements from the turn of the century, antique dishes and furniture. We only made it as far as the courtyard and spent hours flipping through books and advertisements like it...More

Thank Jenn O
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This is basically a building with large internal courtyard which holds a book and poster art market in the cloister area. Worth a walk around but also if you go into one of the independent cafes accessed from outside the building,ding they have retained some...More

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