We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Centrally located

lovely Square in the middle of Arras. Lots of restaurants around the perimeter so always somewhere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richmond, Canada
Wonderful squares

Place des Héros and Grand Place are wondeful and wonderfully close together, so easily enjoyed on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Read all 372 reviews
All photos (134)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the grand place”(13 reviews)
“rue de la”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
62000, Arras, France
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Arras
from US$153.20
More Info
from US$233.30
More Info
from US$14.10
More Info
from US$21.20
More Info
Reviews (372)
Filter reviews
97 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews the grand place cafes and bars rue de la beautiful architecture wonderful square full swing clock tower saturday morning watch the world lots of restaurants the main square tourist office hall belfry town dusk rubble
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 97 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our hotel is located at the square. Otherwise we wouldn't have bothered going there. The weekly market is held there.

Thank Michiel N
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely Square in the middle of Arras. Lots of restaurants around the perimeter so always somewhere to go to sit, eat and drink.

Thank travelmoose_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place des Héros and Grand Place are wondeful and wonderfully close together, so easily enjoyed on a single walk. An£ full of cafes and eating places. Bravo.

Thank Quantock66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the better squares that I've ever seen anywhere in the world. Not only is it fantastically pretty but classically and historically characterful. Lots of bars and restaurants in the Square - which is huge !! A beautiful place which is perhaps...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of two main squares in Arras, the other being the Grand Place. Place des Hero's has the impressive bell tower and tourist office, and markets are held here some days. The place has several bars and restaurants with a real outdoor cafe culture. When...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a horrible bar that should be avoided at all cost. It is in Place des Heros next to Friterie Senas. The service was extraordinarily slow. When the waitress finally arrived to replenish our drinks she spilled them all over us and laughed. When...More

Thank Franipani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arras was completely destroyed in the 1st world war, and was rebuild to the original plan after both world wars. As a result the façades on 3 of the 4 sides are all very similar, and there is a very little variety. The square is...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arras is only an hour or so from Calais and a lovely place to visit. The Place des Héros is at the heart of the city. Cafes, bars and restaurants plus a large traffic-free square make it a great place to sit and relax and...More

Thank Malcolm_Newdick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Next to the grand place is the Place des Héros situated. It is a lively location with many terraces where you can enjoy the impressive view on the beautifully restored square and its buildings with their uniform architecture, with a drink. There are more places...More

Thank Antwerp_traveller69
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic square with restaurants, cafes and bars all around it. A couple of sand boxes for boules which was nice to sit and watch. Very relaxing atmosphere right up until late at night. Spent three evenings here during our visit to Arras.

Thank Shanesoph
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 nearby hotels
Ibis Arras Centre Les Places
951 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel Diamant
202 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel Les Trois Luppars
311 reviews
.29 km away
Hotel Moderne
152 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 191 nearby restaurants
Le Cap Horn
228 reviews
.08 km away
P'tit Demon
156 reviews
.07 km away
Le Petit Rat Porteur
617 reviews
.05 km away
Le Foucrepe's
430 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 59 nearby attractions
Grand Place
1,074 reviews
.25 km away
Musee de Beaux-Arts
242 reviews
.39 km away
Office de Tourisme d'Arras
59 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Place des Heros staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines