Brussels Sights

Place du Grand Sablon

  • Plaza/Square/Piazza
  • Place du Grand Sablon, Brussels, Belgium

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Fodor's Review

Once nothing more than a sandy hill, "Sand Square" is now an elegant place, surrounded by numerous restaurants, cafés, and antiques shops, some in intriguing alleys and arcades. Every weekend morning a lively antiques market (Saturday 9–5, Sunday 9–2) takes over the upper end of the square. It isn't for bargain hunters, though. For a little tranquillity, pop into the beautiful Notre Dame du Sablon church or across the street to the lovely little Place du Petit Sablon garden.

Sight Information

Address:

Intersection of rue de Rollebeek, rue Lebeau, rue de la Paille, rue Ste-Anne, rue Boedenbroeck, rue des Sablons, petite rue des Minimes, rue des Minimes, and rue Joseph Stevens, Brussels, B1000, Belgium

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