Grand Place

The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the central square of , . It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, , and the King's House or Breadhouse building containing the Brussels City Museum.

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Town hall
The Town Hall of the is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
is a landmark 61 cm bronze fountain sculpture in central , depicting a naked little boy urinating into the fountain's basin. is situated 260 metres southwest of Grand Place. Photo: Myrabella, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Donaldytong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Photo: Viktorhauk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The is the historical center of . It derives its name from the pentagonal shape of the inner beltway that surrounds the area. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of and one of the three administrative regions within the country, together with and . Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the historic of , including the world's most beautiful town square, the Grand Place which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo: Hullie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Grand Place

50.8467° or 50° 50' 48.2" north
4.3526° or 4° 21' 9.2" east
31 metres (102 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 3517898
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Groot Markplein van Brussel
  • Afrikaans: Grote Markt
  • Albanian: Sheshi i Madh në Bruksel
  • Arabic: السوق الكبير
  • Arabic: الميدان الكبير
  • Armenian: Գրան Պլաս
  • Basque: Grand Place
  • Belarusian: Гран-Плас
  • Belarusian: Гран-Пляс
  • Bulgarian: Гран Плас
  • Catalan: Grand-Place
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  • Chinese: 布魯塞爾大廣場
  • Chinese: 布鲁塞尔大广场
  • Croatian: Grand Place
  • Croatian: Grand Place u Bruxellesu
  • Croatian: Veliki trg u Bruxellesu
  • Czech: Bruselské náměstí
  • Czech: Grand Place v Bruselu
  • Czech: Grande-Place v Bruselu
  • Czech: Náměstí v Bruselu
  • Danish: Grand-Place
  • Danish: Grand Place
  • Dutch: Brusselse Grote Markt
  • Dutch: Grand-Place
  • Dutch: Grote Markt (Brussel)
  • Dutch: Grote Markt
  • Dutch: Grote Markt van Brussel
  • English: Grand-Place
  • English: Grote Markt
  • Esperanto: Granda Placo
  • Esperanto: Granda Placo de Bruselo
  • Estonian: Grand-Place
  • Estonian: Grand Place
  • Estonian: Grote Markt
  • Estonian: La Grand–Place
  • Finnish: Grand-Place
  • Finnish: Grote Markt
  • Finnish: Raatihuoneentori Brysselissä
  • French: Grand'place de bruxelles
  • French: Grand-Place
  • French: Grand-Place de Bruxelles
  • French: Grand Place
  • French: Grand Place de Bruxelles
  • French: Grote Markt
  • French: grand-Place
  • Galician: Grand Place
  • Georgian: გრან-პლასი
  • German: Grand-Place / Grote Markt
  • German: Grand-Place/Grote Markt
  • German: Grote Markt
  • German: Großer Markt
  • German: Großer Markt Brüssel
  • German: Großer Platz Brüssel
  • Greek: Γκραν-Πλας
  • Greek: Γκραν Πλας
  • Hebrew: גראן פלאס
  • Hebrew: הכיכר הגדולה בבריסל
  • Hindi: ग्रैंड प्लेस
  • Hungarian: Grand-Place
  • Indonesian: Grand Place
  • Italian: Grand Place
  • Italian: Grand Place di Bruxelles
  • Italian: Grote Markt
  • Japanese: グランプラス
  • Japanese: グラン=プラス
  • Korean: 그랑플라스
  • Latvian: Lielais laukums
  • Lithuanian: Gran Plasas
  • Luxembourgish: Grand-Place
  • Norwegian: Grand-Place
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Grand-Place
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Grand Place
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Grote Markt
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Grand-Place
  • Persian: گراند پلاس
  • Persian: گراندپلیس
  • Polish: Grand Place
  • Polish: Wielki Plac w Brukseli
  • Portuguese: Grand-Place de Bruxelas
  • Portuguese: Grand Place de Bruxelas
  • Romanian: Grand Place
  • Romanian: Piața Centrală din Bruxelles
  • Romanian: Piața Mare din Bruxelles
  • Russian: Большой рынок
  • Russian: Гран-Плас
  • Russian: Гран-плас
  • Russian: Гран-пляс / Гроте Маркт
  • Russian: Гранд-Плас
  • Scots: Grand Place
  • Serbian: Велики трг у Бриселу
  • Serbo-Croatian: Veliki trg u Bruxellesu
  • Slovak: Grand-Place
  • Slovenian: Veliki trg, Bruselj
  • Spanish: Grand-Place
  • Spanish: Grand Place
  • Swedish: Grand-Place
  • Swedish: Grand-Place i Bryssel
  • Swedish: Grand Place i Bryssel
  • Swedish: Grote Markt
  • Thai: กร็อง-ปลัส
  • Turkish: Grand Place
  • Ukrainian: Гран-Плас
  • Vietnamese: Grand Place
  • Vietnamese: Quảng trường Lớn Bruxelles
  • Vietnamese: Quảng trường lớn ở Bruxelles
  • Vlaams: Grôte Markt
  • Grand-Place - Grote Markt
  • Quảng trường Lớn

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