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Very different architecture but it brings in the new with the old all around this building, It is... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Glen U
West Palm Beach, Florida

lovely building a touch of Austria in the design so i personally think one can just walk around it... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't get me wrong - if this structure was used for anything other than graffiti or as a shelter from the rain, say, as a place to meet people or somewhere street performers would gather around. The Belfry, Cloth Halls, and the two Cathedrals as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Very different architecture but it brings in the new with the old all around this building, It is certainly not able to be missed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I admit that in the beginning i did not liked it because the pavillon takes to much place compared to the surrounding. Last week on a sunny day , I stayed ther for a hour and enjoyed seeing you people and tourists all together walking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tikki2015
Reviewed 18 June 2018

It's almost as ugly as the block of concrete where the famous clock in withers, it obstructs the views to the lovely buildings Gent has, and it it has no function here whatsoever. Whoever thought this was a good idea should always have one wet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RandallSilver
Reviewed 24 February 2018

lovely building a touch of Austria in the design so i personally think one can just walk around it nothing to visit one can actually walk under neath it and look up at the interior as the building is standing off the ground ideal if...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank gentenaar2013
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A special place, where many different events are organized - maybe the most popular being the christmas market - it is really in the middle of the town, with many sights, restaurants and cafés around.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Just a few steps from our hotel and this pavilion is a great new design. There is a piano underneath as well and often it is being played (whether tinkering from a tourist or a pre-arranged demo). Quite different than its surroundings but perhaps that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank david n
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I liked this build a lot! The lines and angles -- though a major contrast to everything around it. It sticks out like a sore thumb which is kind of strange but I quite like it being nicknamed "the sheep pen" and how the bottom...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank philippajho
Reviewed 17 June 2017

So they needed a pavilion, as it rains here a lot. People seem to be pretty well split on whether they like it or not, Called the "Sheep Pen" or "Sheep Barn", Overall, I thought it was pretty neat. There are about 1600 small windows...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The City Pavilion should be a new design among the neighboring historical structures. You could not rightly pointed out that the design was good or not comparable to the adjacent ones but at least it would attracted your attention when you walked along the area....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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