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Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis)

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Address: Botermarkt, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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+32 9 266 52 22
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Beautiful building

You can't visit the inside, but it's a obligatory picture. In fact, two pictures: one by day and another by night, with it's beautiful lighting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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zomergem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can visit the interiors of the town hall as werll, there are guided visits possible. The crown hall and the Pacification hall are really must see.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't visit the inside, but it's a obligatory picture. In fact, two pictures: one by day and another by night, with it's beautiful lighting.

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Laren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You won't believe your eyes, while walking through the enormous halls of the old Town Hall. On every floor there is an interactive , digital , horizontal LCD screen, on which can enjoy various explanations of the floor on which you are!

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Singaraja, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great visit and should be on your to do list! The facade alone and a walk around the building is worth the visit! You sure will take hundreds of pictures of the sculpted facade. Amazing inside salons to visit.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is a very beautiful building, worth to visit if you are in Ghent. As I have visited around Christmas there were many Christmas markets around.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Walking by the Ghent Town Hall, I was attracted by it, after all the facade was in flamboyant Gothic style. However, on the other side of the Town Hall, it seems like a different building. It is not! The other part is more like the mild Renaissance style. Quite a contrast! Intrigued, I wanted to see the inside as well.... More 

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San Mateo Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

It is hard to pick something special in Gent as there are so many spectacular sights to impress us. Just don't miss anything.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The architecture was interesting, but typical of so many other buildings in Europe. Was a little disappointed to find it was not open to the public. It might have been interesting inside. On to the next!

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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Definetely not the best in Flanders. But this does not mean at all it is not nice. Just in Flanders all city halls are incredibly beautiful. Of course central it is situed in a nice and vibrant square. Just impossible to be missed.

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Thank Davide G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Beautiful architecture and a must see at least from outside if you are in ghent. You will pass through this building while you are visiting the major attractions of Ghent. And the feel of the building in the night flooded with yellow light is awesome.

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