by Inti Runa
The Grand Place or Grote Markt (Dutch, About this sound listen (help·info) pronounced [ɣro.tə mɑrkt]) is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by guildhalls, the city’s Town Hall, and the Breadhouse. The square is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in Brussels. It measures 68 by 110 metres (223 by 361 ft), and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.