Brussels Town Hall
Brussels’ Town Hall is located on the « Grand Place » and is one of the major masterpieces of 15th century gothic architecture.
The architects of Brussels’ Town Hall were Jacques van Thienen, Jean Bornoy and G. Vander Broecke for the left side and Guillaume de Vogel for the right side.
Jean van Ruysbroeck was charged of the upper part of it. It has been classified as a historical monument in 1936.
The Town Hall has been damaged by French troups in 1695 and repair works have been necessary.
The building has also been enlarged in a classical style by Corneille van Nerven.
In the 19th century, great renovations have been ordered by Tilman-Francois Suys and later by Victor Jamaer who also added many statues.
The building is decorated with numerous meticulous sculptures and with the intriguing gargoyles.
Inside you will also find out numerous paintings, tapestries in this well-decorated place.
Guided tours are organized in French, English and Dutch.
You can also enjoy the temporary exhibitions that are presented in the Town Hall.
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Brussels’ Town Hall
Phone: +32 2 279 43 50