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Address: Place du Jeu de Balle, Brussels 1000, Belgium

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flea market

I find it a bizarre and attractive place with lot of ancient stuff, some decrepit objects, an mirror image of the other times. worth a visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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bucuresti
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I find it a bizarre and attractive place with lot of ancient stuff, some decrepit objects, an mirror image of the other times. worth a visit

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Nottingham
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We came to the market on a Friday mid morning and it was busy but not uncomfortably busy. We didn't buy anything but it was nice to wander round and see some weird and wonderful things! Very odd mixture of things. There are some cool antiques shops along the road from here too.

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Thank Kelly B
Galway, Ireland
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I did not find anything to keep me here. A quick walk through, with an occasional browse of the less junky stuff, took 30 minutes. If you really interested in looking for antiques or better quality interesting pieces then I'd suggest the town of Tongeren on a Sunday morning where the town hosts the Benelux's biggest antique market - though... More 

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Thank Rick A
Corroy-le-Grand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

If yoiu like vintage furniture, deco, clothes, it's the place. Rue haute, rue blaes, place jeu balle, a flea market and tons of boutique and vintage shops!

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Thank Benoit_Carl
NEWPORT, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

this is a daily event, starting about 6am and running to lunchtime, it is a kaleidoscope of junk and stuff, from piles of clothes, scarves, to books, yesterdays and tomorrows antiques with very colourful characters doing the bidding. Be prepared to haggle or die ... Go during the week - prices are lower than at weekend where there is the... More 

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Thank MikeWNewport_Uk
Gorgan, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I don't know why this item , flee market come two times in T.A, but because for some reasons it is an important place, I write in both of them. For people who interested or remember TinTin adventures, it is the place that at the first of "The Secret Of The Unicorn " Tintin found a small ship , decided... More 

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Thank vehs
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This was a much bigger market than I thought it would be. It contains lots of clothes, beauty products and a very large section of fruits and veg. Most of the stall holder are immigrants and this is reflected in the products that are for sale - which for me was great as I could get some very juicy Maroccan... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

It's definitely a flea market, not an antiques fair! Fun to walk around & hear many languages. I found some lovely tiny spoons and a pristine piece of linen. Probably would not be as enjoyable on a bad-weather day.

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Thank strick52
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic flea market. The best day to visit it is Sunday morning. The rest of the week is not as lively. The square is large and surrounded by red brick buildings including a church. On Sundays the bars and cafes around it liven up and there is good jazz music live, Belgian beer and simple food.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

If you enjoy flea markets, this is one for you. People there were open and very diverse! Saw people from lots of different cultures and they're were all selling personal stuff which printed a nice atmosphere in the place.

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