Boekentoren

Ghent University's central library (1933-1940) lies in a bustling city district. It was designed by Henry Van de Velde, founder of the Weimar Kunstgewerbeschule and forerunner of the Bauhaus movement. The 64m-high tower has 26 storeys including a fine reception room (Belvedere) with pure lines. The plain façade of this Modernist building is made of concrete.

Useful information

Address:

Rozier 9, 9000 Gent

Phone:

+32 9 264 38 51

Nearby tourist attractions

Kunstencentrum Vooruit
Kunstencentrum Vooruit
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Gent Municipal Museum - STAM
Gent Municipal Museum - STAM
Gent
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Petit béguinage
Petit béguinage
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Fine Arts Museum of Ghent
Fine Arts Museum of Ghent
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Gerard the Devil's Castle  Gerard the Devil's Castle
Gerard the Devil's Castle
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Saint Baafskathedraal
Saint Baafskathedraal
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