Binche Town Hall

Binche, Belgium

Binche's town hall and belfry dates back to the 14th century. Burnt down by the French in 1554, the hall was soon restored in a Renaissance style by architect Du Broeucq. In the 18th century, the architect Dewelz covered the building with a neoclassical façade but, after major restoration works in 1901, the town hall regained its Renaissance appearance. A Baroque onion dome crowns the belfry. The belfry houses the carillon, which includes several 16th-century bells. The coats of arms of Charles V and his sister Mary of Hungary adorn the building. The belfry is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Belfries in Belgium and France.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Belgium

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Nicoletta Bettini (6 months ago)
How to contact the municipality of Binche, each number I call hangs up, please help me
Zelda et Clother (12 months ago)
UNPLEASANT, horrible to ask questions it sends you off... Think they're smart!! ?? If we talk to them about carnival or cycling then we get what we want...
Nancy Dalne (13 months ago)
The lady visibly hates her job, is very unpleasant, makes no effort to understand and refuses to repeat the instructions she whispers; counter 2: to flee.
Dylolan (2 years ago)
The lady at the counter 2 it shows she has her job for the salary and not the contact with the people lol
alain ghislain (2 years ago)
The lady at counter 2 not very friendly
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