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We visited the belfry tower of mons on Halloween morning and it was beautiful. The city view from the base of the tower is great !! Don’t go to the top as they charge a fee to just go up the top n see the...More
Saw this spectacular tower top from our hotel and wanted to see it up close. The road entrance was closed so made our way up into the park (about 2 floors up) and decided the view from the park of the surrounding city and countryside...More
Visiting the helpful tourist information office on the Grand Place, we were armed with a map that gave us a choice of short walks around the centre of town. We cut through the town hall to the Mayor's Garden and then made our way to...More
Every Belgium city I visited has a bell tower which is very unique. They used it not as bell, but also as observation point for enermies in old days. This bell tower looks much newer than the cathedral but it's beautiful.
Located 10 mins walk up the hill due west of the Grand Place. Entry is 5 Euros. You can use a lift. External windows rather dirty. Best views are probably is the winter, when the trees have shed their leaves. Not for people who suffer...More
The Belfry of Mons is a masterpiece of art, like the Town Hall. It was recently renovated. I always bring friends who don't know Mons to that place. It's stunning and it offers a delightful panorama of Mons. And it's free for teachers! Well, I...More
In rain and wind this place is nice to visit, but not a must. The park was closed due to wind when I visited, and the view was nothing more than OK because of the rain. In sunshine, I would guess that the experience is...More
It's a gentle incline to walk up to the tower but once we got there we (and another tourist couple) couldn't find our way in. Somehow we had come to a locked door which said it was only for groups. It's not easy being stupid!...More