Town HallCurrently Closed
- Address: Grand Place, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, Brussels
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +32-25480448
- Ticket Price: 5 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture , Hall
Completed in 1420, this city hall is one of Brussel's most beautiful buildings. The architecture is Gothic. Pay attention to the facade and all the allegorical sculpture that adorns it. The most eye-catching element is the tower, a 96 meter high Brabantine Gothic spire that starts out square but becomes octagonal as it rises.
Back in 1695, the Duke of Villeroi heavily bombed the tower and most of its interior caught fire and was razed. The tower was built even larger than before and all the art and decorations inside were replaced. Today it has some of the city's finest fine arts and decorative arts collections, sculptures, paintings, and tapestries.
The only way to view the town hall is by guided tour, which are provided in multiple languages, including English. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Brussels itinerary 2 days.
- Reserve private tours 2 weeks in advance.
- Groups are of 10-25 people.
- Private group guided tour: EUR 140
- Pensioners, unemployed, students, kids 6 to 12 years: EUR 3
- Children less than 6 years old: free
- Open on all days for private group guided tours.
- Guided tour: Wednesday: 1 pm in French, 2 pm in English, 3 pm in Dutch, Sunday: 10 am in Dutch, noon and 2 pm in French, 11 am, 3 pm and 4 pm in English.
- Private group guided tour: No visits before 3pm on Friday and Saturday
- Closed on public holidays.
- Subway 1, 5; Buses 29, 63, 65, 66 stop Gare Centrale
- Trams 3, 4, 32 stop Beurs Bourse
- Buses 48, 95 stop Parlement Bruxellois
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20% of people who visit Brussels include Town Hall in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
64.26% of people start their Town Hall visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Town Hall
72.8% of people prefer walking in order to reach Town Hall
Great historical building with really interesting history. You ll notice that the building is not symmetrical. I suggest you to go with someone that actually know the history behind the building (tour guide or even your local friend) or you can google it too.
A very happening place with lots of people, great architecture, cafes, coffee, chocolates, wafers, history etc etc..
Very nice building both from architectural and attention to details perspective. Worth seeing both during the day and after sunset.
Beautiful and ancient city hall. It's possible to visit it or you can simply admire it's fabulous facade from the Grand Place.
Whilst at the Grand-Place there is a building which attracts all the attention, the Gothic Hôtel de Ville or Town Hall. It dates back to 1402 and is the seat of civic government. It is an attractive building with arched windows, towers and adorned with sculptures. If you are feeling energetic, climb the 96 metre high Brabantine Gothic tower and enjoy the amazing views over the city. Entry costs €5 per adult.