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Address: Great Market Square 9, Leuven, Belgium
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We walk past the Stadhuis daily and every single day there is a 'wow' feeling - how lucky we are to live in this town with such beautiful architecture! Definitely make the time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Leuven, Belgium
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Leuven, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We walk past the Stadhuis daily and every single day there is a 'wow' feeling - how lucky we are to live in this town with such beautiful architecture! Definitely make the time to visit the Grote Markt in Leuven (and watch for the clock on the church striking!)

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Leuven's Stadhuis or Town hall has to be one of the most stunning I have ever seen. During my month long stay in Leuven I never tired of seeing this amazing building. My daily walks into town invariably took me past this most central location where I would have to pause to try and take in more of the sights... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want to see nice gothic art, come and visit Leuven and do not forget to admire the town hall.

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Leuven, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the nicest town halls in Belgium, same architect as in Brussels & Oudenaarde. It's even more spectacular at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

To register at the Stadkantoor (Town hall) you would need a rental agreement. Once you step in take a coupon and wait for your turn to come. This is located near the train station. Once the registration is done you will receive annex 15 with which you can open a bank account.

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Edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great building and an informative tour however, if you were like me and had it in both Dutch and English, it can become exhausting waiting for your language. The guide was excellent and I commend her ability!

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Leuven, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Built in the 1400's (i presume so!! dont have the actual dates)..... this building is 3 storied and has beautiful sculptures on the walls.....

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Specialy in the evening when the lights are on or with a day dark sky it will be clear on you picture.

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Panchkula, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

What an architecture of the building. It was a beautiful view during the Christmas time. loved it and will remain in my memories for ever.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Truly the most beautiful town hall in Belgium and maybe even Europe. Views from every angle is breath-taking. There are plenty of cafes around the square so a stop for coffee or lunch will allow you to enjoy this wonder a bit longer.

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