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Review of Stadhuis

Stadhuis
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US$154.60*
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Private Tour: Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
Ranked #11 of 152 things to do in Bruges
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Bruges' City Hall (1376) is one of the oldest in the Low Countries. It is from here that the city has been governed for more than 600 years. An absolute masterpiece is the Gothic Hall, with its late 19th-century murals and polychrome vault. The adjoining historic hall calls up the city council's history with a number of authentic documents and works of art. A multimedia exhibition on the ground floor illustrates the evolution of the Burg Square.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

don't miss it, and enter this attraction. Inside you can see the splendid murals , there is a detailed explenation in english which makes them even more impressive. At the recpetion you can buy the bruge card which is quite profitable if you intend to visit some of the museums in the city (and not just 2 or 3 of them)

Visited December 2013
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“Outstanding Town Hall”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

What a stunning piece of architecture, this Gothic hall has a vaulted ceilings and is in the Burg area. You pay a fee to go in bu it has been restored and is magnificent. Woodcarvings are beautiful.

Visited October 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful Gothic building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

Worth the €4 entrance (free with Brugge City card). Laminated cards guide you through the artwork and history of Bruges depicted in the magnificent murals - what a wonderful way to learn about history! NB look out for the Tripadvisor logo on the end wall!
Don't forget to visit the Liberty of Bruges (Brugse Vrije) next door to see the splendid Renaissance fireplace (included in ticket), but we were disappointed that the display of brewing artefacts did not have an English translation/crib sheets - it looked fascinating.

Visited November 2013
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Crewe
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“Atmospheric.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

Bruges is a most picturesque town with the bourg which contains the Stadhuis and the close-by Markt being the focal points, very compact and easily walked. Like most places a tourist bus provides a quick means of orientation to plan further exploration. Horse carriages are available for a more leisurely tour - they appear well looked after. Plenty of eating places although many do shut on a Sunday & Monday night so it's as well to seek one out early on these nights otherwise you may find them full

Visited November 2013
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“Stunning Building, regret not going inside.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

As it was the weekend I assumed these buildings would be closed to visitors, I regret not checking and I would love to have seen inside.

The buildings are very grand and the square they sit on is lovely.

Visited December 2013
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