Handschoenmarkt

This triangular open space stands opposite the cathedral and was once home to a glove market. It is surrounded by a number of charming old houses. The well by Quentin Metsys has a gracious crown of wrought iron and is dominated by the legendary Brabo, who branded the hand of the giant who had terrorised sailors on the Escaut.

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Vlaaikensgang
Vlaaikensgang
You can get to Vlaaikensgang via a porch
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Grote Markt
Grote Markt
This irregularly shaped square is
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Brabofontein
Brabofontein
This fountain was built in 1887, the
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Around the Grand Place and Cathedral
Around the Grand Place and Cathedral
This district, scattered with little
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Hôtel de ville
Hôtel de ville
The Town Hall was built by Cornelis
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Gildekamersstraat
Gildekamersstraat
Guildhouse Street is a narrow and pretty
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Vlaaikensgang
Vlaaikensgang
You can get to Vlaaikensgang via a porch
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Grote Markt
Grote Markt
This irregularly shaped square is
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Brabofontein
Brabofontein
This fountain was built in 1887, the
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