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“divides the city in beleivers and non-believers” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ghent Market Hall

Ghent Market Hall
Emile Braunplein, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #48 of 103 Attractions in Ghent
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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“divides the city in beleivers and non-believers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

nearly finished, this new building in the middle of the Belfry, Townhall and Sint Nicholaschurch had dominated many discussions at many bar counters. Love it or hate it. I love it.

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“A tourist attraction in the making”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

It doesn't happen every day that you're able to see a future tourist hot spot. Sometimes we do forget that even in Bruges, Antwerp or Brussels some things are not exactly what they seem to be as these monuments were placed there only 100 years ago to please visitors and tourists. That's what's happening these days in Ghent with a fresh reinterpretation of medieval cloth halls and wooden structures. The building is being finished now. The groundlevel will be an attractive non commercial shelter for rain or sun. , as well as a place for cultural and other events. The basement will be occupied be a large 'Grand Café' and the sunken park in front of the hall will attract sun lovers. Other points of interest or attraction will be the covered bicycle parking, the Mathilde Clock and the 'Fountain with Kneeling Youths' by Georges Minne.

Visited December 2011
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