Grand-Place de Mons, Mons

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Shop, eat, and people-watch at Grand-Place de Mons, the main square of Mons. It is marked by a belfry whose copper has turned green with oxidation. The buildings touch each other and form a barrier around the perimeter of the cobbled square. Sit down at one of the many restaurants and cafes; see if you can find an open table on one of the terraces, which is a good spot to take in the buzz of activity. You'll also find a variety of chocolate shops and boutiques filling the ground floors of the buildings. Before you visit Mons, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • The grand place of Mons is charming but not to be flabbergasted. The city hall and houses give you a charming authentic feeling in this little town. But you'll have to admit that in Belgium we have...  more »
  • If you are looking for a relaxing meal or just a drink in the sun then this is the place for you. Friendly vendors and a good choice of quality food from all of the restaurants. Often there will be...  more »
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  • I was looking at the tower and I said to myself.. Existence precedes Essence is very true. Why buying savoury gauffres with 2 eggs and maple syrup. A plank or two or 154756 make a good sculpture there
  • Lovely little square. Typical Belgian market area but without being overly busy. Relaxing and just quiet enough. Really nice food at several restaurants. Mussels are a must try. They were amazing everywhere we had them!
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