Nieuwpoort City Hall and Belfry

Nieuwpoort, Belgium

The Nieuwpoort belfry tower (as part of the city Hall) is one of the 56 belfries in Belgium and France, whose has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The belfry stands above the rectangular city hall which originates from the 14th century. During the First World War tower and the hall were, along with the entire city, almost completely destroyed. In 1921-1923 the belfry and the hall were reconstructed. The hall has the same appearance as the first suspected in 1280.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Belgium

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