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Top 10 Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent by Antony Mason

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Top 10The Grand Place, Brussels

Brussels’ Grand Place is the focal point of the city, a tirelessly uplifting masterpiece of unified architecture. Flanked by tightly packed rows of former guildhouses, bristling with symbolic sculpture and gilding, for many centuries this was the proud economic and administrative heart of the city. It was the setting for markets and fairs, pageants and jousts, for the proclamation of decrees, and public executions. Even without its old political and economic prestige and the bustle of through-traffic, it still throbs with animation.

Top 10 Sights

Hôtel de Ville

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