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Grand tribute indeed...

The tower stands proud in the main grand square in Kortrijk. In need of repair perhaps but this... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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A Memory from the Past

When I approached the Artillery Tower, it looked quite small. It is built in solid red brick and it... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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22 Mar 2018
“Grand tribute indeed...”
15 Nov 2016
“A Memory from the Past”
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The tower stands proud in the main grand square in Kortrijk. In need of repair perhaps but this grand monument pays homage to the fallen solders of Belgium in the Great War and World War Two.

Thank 111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
Reviewed 15 November 2016

When I approached the Artillery Tower, it looked quite small. It is built in solid red brick and it has a grey roof. It used to be a drinking water tower, as part of the city fortifications. Eventually it became the storage of storing gun-power...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Amazing that this tower is still standing. In the heart of the square still operating as if it was brand new. Every 30 minutes it lets you know that it is still standing guard

Thank D H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful in a big square , you can walk around and take lot of picture and after sightseeing you can have food in the square there are many place to eat

Thank Mauro1972
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This little red tower is nice for history lovers, and is located in-between other historic buildings such as the cathedral, the beguinage, and the museum Kortrijk 1302. Easy to miss. Better not to. Not as magnificent as the Broels towers though.

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 16 March 2016

In the near of the church of H.Mary, the Broel Towers, the church of St Martin, the Beguinage... Don't miss it: it takes ony a few minutes to look at it. Rather unique in West-Flanders.

Thank wandelaar3
Reviewed 9 December 2015

was used to store weapons and munition in middleages.and was part of the fortification walls around the city. just behind the church.

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This picture is bad for Trip Advisor because... it is the Belfort and not the artillery tower. To replace immediately !

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This and the cathedral spire make good backdrops and reference points while you are in Kortrijk. The bell tower is in good condition and still plays the carillon,

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I'm not sure why the Belfort is called an "Artillery Tower" here because it's actually a bell tower. Dating from 1307, this belfry is a UNESCO World Heritage site. I was told that it's possible to climb the tower stairs but it was locked tight...More

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