Grande Place, Lille

Lille City Sightseeing Tour
Lille City Sightseeing Tour 36 Reviews 60 minutes
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Grande Place, Lille - Address

Address: Lille, France (Vieux Lille 4)

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Time Required: 03:30 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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Bar, Walking Area, Historical Site, Statue, Cafe, Restaurant, Market, Square, Family And Kids, Book Shop

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About Grande Place, Lille

What’s a European city without a historic square at its heart? In the 11th century this was a wheat market; and today it’s the gathering place for the city’s people and the city’s spirit. With attractions like the old stock exchange, Europe’s largest book store; a great range of restaurants, bars and cafeterias, all arranged prettily along charming little terraces; The Goddess, a statue commemorating the Austrian cannon ball siege; the la Metaphor theatre; the Voice of the North newspaper building; the ornate Opera Building; and the elegant Rang deBeauregard, the square is simply bursting with curiosities.. Almost all events of note that happen in the city happen here: gay pride marches, festivals and Christmas markets. There is literally no better place in the city to people watch. At Christmastime, the place has an added treat in store: a huge Ferris wheel will up raised and the views of the town in the holiday season are simply unbeatable.

How To reach Grande Place by Public Transport

  • Rihour Subway Staion (Line 1)
  • Gare Lille Flandres (Subway 1 &2, Trams R & T)

Restaurants Near Grande Place

  • Au Chat Bleu
  • Omnia
  • La Creperie
  • Le Dracir
  • Le 30 Club

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