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Address: Burg 11, Bruges, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Bruges Town Hall was built in 1376—and amazingly, the city has been...
The Bruges Town Hall was built in 1376—and amazingly, the city has been governed from this building for more than 700 years. Go inside to see the Town Hall’s 19th century Gothic Chamber and the painted figures that shed light on the city’s incredible past.
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Beautiful inside (there's only one room to see and it's a doozy - be prepared to sit down and read about everything you are seeing). Outside is a trip with all the statues in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful inside (there's only one room to see and it's a doozy - be prepared to sit down and read about everything you are seeing). Outside is a trip with all the statues in their nooks. There is a lot written about those as well - very interesting, especially to those interested in history.

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Spend some time in one of the cafes and watch the beautiful brides and their guests as they arrive for their civil ceremonies

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Architectural eye candy. Beautiful architecture, a feast for the eyes everywhere you turn. Open horse drawn carriagesrolling on cobblestone streets.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The hall has a beautiful architecture. You can sit there and spend time admiring the architecture and the paintings. The ticket is little overpriced and the same ticket can be used for visiting the adjacent building which also contains some paintings. you can look at pictures uploaded here and decide whether to visit or not. the main highlight is only... More 

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stockton-on-Tees, uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

An impressive building from the outside, the history of this place was extremely interesting, when you got inside. Amazing to think that it had been in use for so many years. There was also an exhibition of artist's ideas on fantastic cities, which was interesting

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The town hall is set on a square with other imposing buildings, one of which I think was the museum and the court of justice. Lots of shade in which to sit and admire the scene, the square was busy most of the time as the horse drawn carriages were picking up fares there.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love this building off of the main market square. The inside of the Town Hall was a surprise as I had visited Brugge on several occasions but not this building. The main hall, used also for weddings will hold your interest for ages. The paintings are big and you can look at them time and time again and see... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Post my visit I have now read some of the other reviews which do not necessarily reflect mine. With no expectations I ascended the stairs to the grand meeting room to find myself in one of the richest and most colourful decorative spaces that I have experienced. I acknowledge that my interests include history and the arts and this very... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wonderul building with a great ambience. All of Belgium's official business is conducted here and what a great place! Right off the main square of this wonderful city. Great architecture.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Yes it is nice but expensive and it is not that big. So if the queue is long, walk away you are not missing that much.

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Address: Address: Burg 11, Bruges, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges

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