Great Market Square or Grote Markt — central city square in Leuven surrounded by lots of cafés and historical buildings. Located on the square is the Gothic City Hall (Stadhuis), built between 1439 and 1463, and Saint Peter’s Church or Sint-Pieterskerk, built mainly in the 15th century in Brabantine Gothic style.
Old Market Square or Oude Markt — old square in city centre surrounded by some of the oldest and most beautiful buildings of the city. The Old Market Square is known as the ‘longest bar’ in Europe because of the 45 pubs located there.
Martelarenplein — one of the biggest open squares in Leuven city center, located in front of the main railway station at the end of the Bondgenotenlaan, which is one of the busiest shopping streets of the city. Several restaurants and cafes are located on the Martelarenplein.
Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein — biggest plaza in central Leuven Belgium, named after a former rector of the Catholic University Leuven, Monseigneur Paulin Ladeuze. The square is dominated by the monumental library of the University. The new city Museum M with a combination of modern art and work from the past centuries is situated nearby.
Fochplein or Pieter De Somerplein — Maarschalk Fochplein located at the very heart of Leuven. Renamed Pieter De Somerplein, after the first rector of the Dutch-speaking K.U.Leuven. A City Tour Bus leaves for sightseeing around the city from this square.