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Town Hall (Stadhuis)

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Address: Great Market Square 9, Leuven, Belgium
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+32 16 20 30 20
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Town Hall

Town hall is stunning! We stayed In Leuven and almost missed it. You must see this stunning architecture.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dawn C
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Town hall is stunning! We stayed In Leuven and almost missed it. You must see this stunning architecture.

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You cannot miss the Town Hall, when you visit Leuven. It is one of the most beutiful Gothic building built in 15th century. It is located in the center of the city at 'Main market' square. The 236 statues were added to the façade in 19th century.

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Magnificent over the top carved facades and towers stunning to look at. Currently in fine condition after a refurbishment and cleaning some years ago.

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Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we joined the 3pm tour which was in english started outside to highlite the amazing facade then taken inside for a tour which lasted 90 minutes lots of interesting facts and history worth the effort

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Thank Nick C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building is such a gem in a beautiful place. Leuven is a place with a young vibe since it is a college town and the building is perfectly located in the center of it all. The architecture is very interesting and truly captivating

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De Haan, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All those statues, spread all over the front are beautiful. Tak your tile to admire them. I could not find any information sign to visit the town hall However, nearby I visited the University "Rectoraat" where the students go for their inscription. Just , walk inside and go to the first floor , where a huge hall is used for... More 

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Thank tikki2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting off the train station and walking towards the central area of town, you get a wonderful view of the building. It's intricate decorations are illuminated by the sun all day and many people sit on benches nearby to eat lunch and appreciate the historical building. It's a must see in leuven and there are guided tours.

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Thank Riley J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing building. Tour was a bit disappointing as the guide's English was touch-and-go. But it was good to wander about inside anyhow and see the interior, and we did get a bit of information about it. Worth the price.

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Thank WBC49
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit when visiting Leuven. After a big change of the Brussels Town Hall it was no longer the biggest one. Though it is still the the most beautifull gothic one in belgium

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Thank Stef S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is truly one of the most amazing town halls I've ever seen. We couldn't get inside, but exterior is breathtaking.

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