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Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis)

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Address: Botermarkt, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Phone Number: 09-266-5222
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So much detail!

Wasn't open while I was there but it is certainly worth taking a few minutes (or more) to enjoy and explore all the detail on the exterior of the building.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Gothic architecture but nothing to say what it was or any history plaque. Imposing in the rain and imagine it would be excellent lit up at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did I said that I like Ghent very much? And as everything in Ghent this is an amazing building. And as everything in the city it should be admire. Spend a little bit of time for it.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Wasn't open while I was there but it is certainly worth taking a few minutes (or more) to enjoy and explore all the detail on the exterior of the building.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Very attractive building, ornate architecture, well worth stopping for five minutes to explore the detail.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

its really old building , was under renovation when i was there yet it will be opened soon , so its a must from outside it looks amazing , couldnt get inside unfortunately

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Phoenix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Did not go inside, but the exterior is worth a picture or two. Very ornate. Very close to the belfry and St. Bavo's.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We stopped by this structure during our walking tour of Ghent and wasn't as impressed by this Stadhuis as we were in many other Belgian cities

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Good architecture. Quick look but nothing to keep attention more than few minutes. Near the main parts of town and other churches etc.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Stadhuis (Ghent City Hall) is one of the historically important buildings located in the city centre of Ghent. Much of the 51 room building dates back several centuries, providing opportunity to see several prominent architectural styles from the past. Unfortunately, we learned that you can only visit the inside of Stadhuis with a guide. There is information related to how... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

The town hall is located near the 3 main cathedrals and the belfry. In the vicinity one may also find the tourist information. It is a great location to start your visit. Best time to visit is late spring or the end of summer if you want a more quiet time. Have fun.

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