Town Hall (Stadhuis), Leuven

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The main attraction of the city's Grote Markt, Town Hall (Stadhuis) is a magnificent Gothic-style three-story building. Built between 1448 and 1469, it is filled with figures of saints, sculptures by famous artists, and paintings of past Leuven mayors. The outer structure and façade of the building impress with their impeccable detail. There are several bars and cafes outside of the town hall from which you can admire the building's architecture. Make Town Hall (Stadhuis) part of your personalized Leuven itinerary using our Leuven trip planner .
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  • Beautiful and absolutely worth it in detail. Take your time and look at the many details. Breathtaking.
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  • this is a place worth a visit and to spend some time there we did not have a lot of time so canot give any further comments  more »
  • I only saw the outside, but I was amazed by this fantastic building. The amount of decoration on the building is just breathtaking.  more »
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  • its a must see! nothing more to say... you can enjoy while you sit with your coffee or tea.. very nice ambience!
  • very very nice. you have to visit this place
  • One of the most intricate gothic buildings in Europe...could stare at this all day!
  • Beautiful city hall, great city and beautiful architecture!
  • Amazing insight tour. Loved it!

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Where to stay in Leuven

The majority of accommodations in Leuven sits within the small city center, where there is no shortage of mid-range and more expensive hotels. Despite being a university town with a young and lively population, budget travelers have limited options for low-priced hostels. Explore your choices close to the main train station to stay within walking distance of the popular tourist attractions.
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