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Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis)

Botermarkt, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 266 52 22
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Botermarkt, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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"beautiful building"
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"renaissance style"
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"old building"
in 5 reviews
"tourist office"
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"gothic architecture"
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"interesting history"
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"walking tour"
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"facade"
in 10 reviews
"emblem"
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"labyrinth"
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"city"
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"flamboyant"
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"belfry"
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"gent"
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We enjoyed our tour of the Town Hall. Our guide was very good and spoke English. Very interesting history, I doubt we would have enjoyed our visit if we were not on a tour.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

i went for my sons wedding which was held here... amazing walls and ornate decoration,, a must to see ,,,,,

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Thanks to some TA reviewers who clarified things for me. On Day 1, I saw this building during my walk from historic center to the River Front. I saw the front areas only. On Day 2, i saw this beautiful building during my walk from...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our guide was a delightful gentleman who spoke well about the town and pointed out many interesting buildings and told us much of interest. The exterior is in two styles as the town ran out of money halfway through. Our guide got us through all...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Went in for a look but couldn't get passed the reception. Turns out you have to be on a guided tour to look around inside. Slightly underwhelmed to say the least.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Ghent is not always the first option for travellers, but I recommend people stop at least for a good couple hours to enjoy the architechture here.

Thank Dani L
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

we tried to get into this building but we're told we couldn't........we thought it was a gallery because there were several paintings in the foyer.....they told us it was the town hall...when we got outside we realised it was actually 2 different building of differing...More

Thank Mathew M
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Not open for public, but you must take a look from the outside. It is really near all the 'Ghent towers' and just take a sneak view from the inside, to have an impression. It is really exceptional.

Thank maartenw2016
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I went on the daily Ghent History Tour mainly to go inside the Stadhuis. It's got some nice old gaudy rooms and the famous labyrinth. There were some glass cases and one had several Chinese-looking doll-type things, maybe Bruno Mindhorn has found Mrs China some...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Ghent Town Hall is made of two buildings which are one century apart and of two different architectural schools ! It is quite surprising but still very nice . Unfortunately , we were there on a week-end so we did not have the opportunity...More

Thank belleretraite
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