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Place Poelaert

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Address: In front of the Palais de Justice, Brussels, Belgium

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Beautiful place and location

I loved this building for its architecture but also for the views it offered of the city. Breathtaking views even on a cloudy day!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca M
Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this building for its architecture but also for the views it offered of the city. Breathtaking views even on a cloudy day!

Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Place Poelaert is the most beautiful place in the city. View is perfect and you can making new friends there bc is so many people there all the time!

Thank Karolina P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to have a great view of Brussels. Nice place to hang out. And there is an elevator that brings you up

Thank Jogi w
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I reached this place walking from the Bruxelles-Midi station. being at an elevated level, this place has got a breathtaking view of the city.

Thank mannatj
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170 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

I took an afternoon walk to this place and it was nice. Here is one of places in brussels which you may enjoy the city view from above. You can see the Brussels Basilica away from this place, like it. Good to visit this place for a pause to your tour around the city

Thank tresnatresna
London, UK
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is an absolutely stunning building- while you can only get into the putter parts it's fabulous all stone, pillars and four big statues on the stairs. What I found shocking was how it had been left! It's currently covered in scaffolding so they must be doing something there but mainly inside, however there is a lot of graffiti and... More 

Thank Nat89
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Good spot to get a nice overview of part of Brussels. It overlooks a valley view of the city. There's some cool monuments to the World Wars, and good views of the Palace of Justice. No real reason to linger.

Thank ClintPage
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398 reviews
218 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I love big open spaces with old beautiful buildings , and if it allows you to have a panoramic view of the city, it will make it almost perfect. I took a morning walk and it was really beautiful to be there when it's not so crowded.

Thank Keithlhk
Perth, Australia
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725 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

As you walk towards the railing, you start to wonder of the amazing view you'll get. And then you get there. And you think, is this it? You look straight down at the top of some, I think, ordinary buildings with no real view. The Atomium is in the distance, but that's about the most impressive thing you'll see. I... More 

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Belgium is known for being a flat country, so it's a pleasant surprise to find in Brussels-center a place with a good view to the north-west part of the city. Not as good as from the top of the Atomium, but good enough to deserve a stop and a moment of contemplation. Several important buildings are visible from there, notably... More 

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