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Town Hall (Hotel de Ville)

Grand-Place | Grote Markt, Brussels 1000, Belgium
2 548 04 47
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Ranked #3 of 220 Attractions in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings
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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The area of the town hall is surrounded by other nice buildings as well. The town hall itself is a spectacular build and really looks grand in front of you. The area naturally bring a lot of tourists and you can get some good pictures if you can fit it all in the camera! I would think you wouldn't need... More

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

This place has very nice architecture , thats the first thing that catches your eye. Its a very historic place and a must visit when in Brussels.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

It's one of those buildings that are so old, ornate and pretty that you just want to eat your own face. Nom nom nom. It's beautiful and such an amazing reminder of the pride and thought that the city's original (in a manner of speaking) architechts put into such places. It's one of the reasons you visit countries like Belgium... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A must see when you go to Brussels. I liked it a lot as it is just in the Grande Place, one of the most beautiful places in town

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Lots of history to be found inside and out. A beautiful appearance onto the main square, also providing a free WiFi hotspot for those tourists wishing to connect. The exhibitions inside are very interesting and the Hotel de Ville is another must-see when in Brussels!

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Any visitor to Brussel's Grand Place will see the Town Hall from the outside. It's a beautiful building and best viewed at night. If you are interested in history and/or the modern day workings of the City of Brussels, set aside the time to take a guided tour of the Hall. Tours are available at various times in Dutch, English... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Good, reasonably priced museum housed within a very beautiful building . Houses a small but excellent pottery collection on the ground floor and on the top floor live the 300+ costumes of Mannekin Pis. The latter of which are much more interesting (and fun) than the statue itsel.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This building is amazing, the square it is set in and the general area is superb. Steeped in history and culture you cannot stop yourself imagining what this place would have looked like through various periods in time. The architecture is to be marvelled at and proves what a truly fantastic place Europe can be. Well worth a visit, it... More

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a nice building and the architecture is great, it shows a lot of history as do the surrounding buildings. It is very stiking in many ways and is nice to go and have a look at.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Well, it surely is one of the landmarks of Brussels. The tower is quite impressive. In addition, it's 1st floor terraces are the best place to watch the Tapis de fleurs from - every other year in mid-August - the flower carpet. Admission is around 1-2 euro during the flower carpet days.

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