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Belfry open the public and home of yhe council of Aalst

In fact the belfry is now open for the public and the tower can be visited for a spectaculair vieuw... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Lieven66
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Aalst, Belgium
Very nice belfry, not open for public, but what a view

A typical sight in Flemish Medieval towns, this belfry overlooks the square, with many bars, pubs... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
maartenw2016
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Ghent, Belgium
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The Belfry (Belfort) is open to the public. However at the moment, only guided visits are organised. Contact the Tourist Information Office for bookings. Price: 60 EUR per guide (maximum 20 persons per guide) The guided visit takes about 2 hours and...more
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

In fact the belfry is now open for the public and the tower can be visited for a spectaculair vieuw of the city center

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

A typical sight in Flemish Medieval towns, this belfry overlooks the square, with many bars, pubs and restaurants, opposite of an old Amsterdam Stock Market place - Borse van Amsterdam, and it gives an impression of the importance of the city in the past.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Located in the city center, you must visit the Belfry. Tours can be done whilst visiting the city center, although it's also nice to just walk around the central place in aalst, and admire all the historic buildings. Some nice restaurants and taverns are located...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

The Belfry is the immediate eye-catcher on the Main Square (Grote Markt) of Aalst. It has a long history, dating back to the 13th century and has played a large role in the socio-economic and political past and present of the city. Guided tours of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

The belfry and alderman´s house are not open to the public, but are well worth to see from the outside. The belfry is smaller than in many other cities. On the square there is also borse van Amsterdam, now a restaurant, a very nice old...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

Quite nice central square of the average small European town. Good place to visit just to take a look. It's a small more or less round square with the old City Hall and surrounding buildings.

Date of experience: October 2016
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