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Town Hall (Hotel de Ville)

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Address: Grand-Place | Grote Markt, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 2 548 04 47
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Stunning Architectural Building

The architecture of this building is beautiful and is definitely worth seeing on your visit to Brussels.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The architecture of this building is beautiful and is definitely worth seeing on your visit to Brussels.

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Brisbane, Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I took the 11am English guided tour one Sunday of this spectacular building and was not disappointed. The guide, Michaela, was funny and informative as we entered the various rooms. Each room is different to the previous one and the tour takes in many different styles of decoration. The City Council chamber is especially beautiful. Along the way you learn... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is one of the only two buildings I was really impressed by in my short visit in Brussels. I did not get inside, but from outside it is one of the more impressing city halls !

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walsall, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Located in the Grand Place in Brussels - a beautiful square. This is definitely the highlight of the buildings. We unfortunately missed the tour, but did have a walk into the courtyard and an open room with a wonderful centrepiece. Beautiful at night too with the building lit up very tastefully. Beware though, it is impossible to take a photo... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The town hall is a beautiful building and it's history is interesting. We began a tour of Brussels here and our guide told us all about the history of the building and the architecture. I won't spoilt it for you... Go visit!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I traveled around Belgium in autumn of 2014 and I found the architecture of the Town hall fascinating. I recommend visiting in the night time but don't eat at the restaurants there - they are overpriced and not that good...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been here a couple of times, this town hall is still my favourite. It's different from other places, staring at it from the square for a while is a nice contemplation time.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It lies centrally on the great market place. The towe you can see from everywhere in Brussels. During festive period at the end of the year there is a light spectacle projected on it. Historical buiding , one of the must see in Brussels.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

absolutely beautiful - esp at night when all lite up. the grand palace was under construction so this was the highlight of the square - and it did not disappoint! would advise to go at night as more beautiful - don't visit the restaurants there - overpriced better ones nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Part of grand place. Most elegant building in any city square I have been to. Do not miss the view in the night.

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