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Interesting Building from Different Angles

The Ghent Stadshal is an interesting structure and serves as a roof to an open area. Perhaps the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Canberra, Australia
via mobile
Interesting building

Very interesting ceiling in this structure and well worth a visit just to admire the craftmanship... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
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29 Aug 2018
“Interesting Building from Different Angles ”
5 Jun 2018
“Interesting building ”
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The Ghent Stadshal is an interesting structure and serves as a roof to an open area. Perhaps the best view is from the adjacent belfry, which should this function well. The ceiling shows fine craftsmanship and is worth inspection. The Stadshal can be easily viewed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Very interesting ceiling in this structure and well worth a visit just to admire the craftmanship. It is just an open covered structure when not in use.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The “Stadshal” (English: City Hall) is a large stand-alone canopy which protects pedestrians from rain and sun. It is also used as a shelter for concerts, gatherings and weekly markets. When I visited, there was a woman singing opera. The sound was like if you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank R1595PCjohnt
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This was quite different from the city halls I've seen not only in Europe, but also in the countries I have been. This is pretty much an open "hall" where people can gather for music, shows and festivals. When we visited on a Sunday, there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Summer is a great season to travel even if places are kind of busy. Many cities offer great events for people's amusement. This one was really cool! Lots of beer or wine and great music. I have no idea if the locals enjoy but we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This canopy is in the square near the town hall. Sunlight filters in through the slits in the roof making it an attractive space. When we visited in the evening a lone cellist was playing there, which made the area very atmospheric.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 74lesleym
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Stadhal is a open canopy style building constructed between 2010-12 and situated at Poeljemarkt in the heart of the Historic City Centre. It is situated between Stadhuas and the Belfry. In short, I didn't like this building very much. It is not an ugly building....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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