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Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis)

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Address: Botermarkt, Ghent, Belgium
Phone Number: 09-266-5222
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One of the many beautiful old building in Gent. (-) Only open for wedding though the interior is also beautiful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the many beautiful old building in Gent. (-) Only open for wedding though the interior is also beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This town hall building has a nice architecture and is beautifully light up at night! It matches the overall beauty of the city center!

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Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

walked by the Town hall numerous of times throughout of stay. Can't get enough of all the little details! Loved it!

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Ghent, Belgium
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Ghent town hall is not only worth seeing from the outside, but also from the inside. Though admission is only possible through booking a guided tour at Gentse Gidsen or in the tourist office (Veerleplein 5). You will see great halls and hear the history behind them. Tours booked in the tourist office cost 8 euros and also contain... More 

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Leamington Spa UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This tour had to be specially booked and was not included on the City Card. Our tour was supposed to be in English and French, but the English was an afterthought and even the French part not very interesting, or factually accurate. The building is quite interesting, but our guide did not do it, or the city, justice. Our mixed... More 

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Israel
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16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

But was closed at 19:00 and I had no chance to take a look inside. My recommendation: in the summer, please have longer visiting hours

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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a very pretty town hall, and it makes you want to see inside. However it is not open to the public and your only option is to organise a private guide - sounds expensive.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

An old building with a very rich decorated facade.One of the most beautiful in Ghent.Unfortunately I wasn't able to see the inside part - you need to book in advance if you want to do this. Situated in the old part of city,a lot of landmarks at walking distance:Belfry,St. Bavo's Cathedral,Saint Nicholas Church. So,if you're in the area,it definitely worth... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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125 reviews 125 reviews
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We entered the place by mistake and were asked politlely to leave the buikding since tours are not available during press conference (which took place at the time of our visit).

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Albania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The great facade is looking to the hotel where I stay. Unfortunately the entrance now is from the other side, through the more modern part of the building. And you will not be offfered to see the old building from inside - the limited access to the groups is through the preliminary arrangements only

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