La Grand-Place, Brussels

La Grand-Place, Brussels

The Grand Place (French, pronounced: [ɡʁɑ̃ plas]; also used in English) or Grote Markt (Dutch, About this sound listen (help·info) pronounced [ɣro.tə mɑrkt]) is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by guildhalls, the city’s Town Hall, and the Breadhouse (French: Maison du Roi, Dutch: Broodhuis). The square is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in Brussels. It measures 68 by 110 metres (223 by 361 ft), and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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The Grand Place (French, pronounced: [ɡʁɑ̃ plas]; also used in English) or Grote Markt (Dutch, About this sound listen (help·info) pronounced [ɣro.tə mɑrkt]) is the central square of Brussels.

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