Mons Belfry, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Square du Château
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This proud symbol of Mons' identity, affectionately known as "el catiau", was erected in the 17th century after the bell tower collapsed in 1661.
This 87-metre-high tower is the only Baroque belfry in Belgium and has a classic decor. The walls are made of Bray sandstone, while the embellishments, including the pillars and supporting pilasters, are of blue stone.
A UNESCO "World Heritage of Humanity" site.
Guided outdoor visit only available on written request to the Tourist Office, Grand-Place 22, 7000 Mons.
Tel. +32 (0)65 33 55 80 - Fax: (0)65 35 63 36
Car park for cars and buses nearby: Square Roosevelt.
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