Roeselare Town Hall

Roeselare, Belgium

The oldest part of the Roeselare town hall was built between 1769 and 1771 in Louis XV style. The building got its modern wing in 1924. In 1999 the belfry, along with 55 other in Belgium and France, was recognized as a UNESCO as world heritage site.

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Founded: 1769-1771
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Belgium

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Na de renovatie beter dan het donkere hok dat het vroeger was
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Mooi stadhuis
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Het gaat er goed voorruit
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Prachtig hoor.
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