Brussels Town Hall
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Brussels Town Hall is one of the Belgium's finest civic buildings. Not only because of the numerous sculptures adorning its walls, but also because of its perfect proportions and the incomparable beauty of its tower, the spire of which is topped by the archangel Saint Michael, Brussels laid the foundation stone of the magnificent Gothic edifice in the spring of 1402. In 1695, when the city was bombarded by Marshal de Villeroy, the Town Hall was destroyed by fire. Its reception rooms and alderman's offices contain fine Brussels tapestries from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, sumptuous Gothic wooden panelling, the insignia of ancient guilds and paintings from the collections at the Town Hall Museum.
Guided visits for groups on request, 2 weeks in advance (tel.: +32 (0)2/279 43 55), min. 12 persons.
Guided visits for individuals: Winter (01/10-31/03): Tuesday and Wednesday: 1.45 pm: NL - 2.30 pm: FR - 3.15 pm: EN. Summer (01/04-30/09): Tuesday and Wednesday: 1.45 pm: NL - 2.30 pm: FR - 3.15: EN; Sunday: 10 am: DE - 10.45 am: FR - 11.30 am: NL - 12.15 pm: EN.
Closed on public holidays.
- tel. : +32 (0) 2 279 43 65
- fax : +32 (0) 2 514 40 91
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