Belfry of Tournai

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Belgium's oldest belfry has 12C foundations. The base was reinforced by polygonal turrets in 1294 and the upper sections were rebuilt after a fire, a century later. Until 1817, several of the rooms were used as jails. The first floor offers a fineview of the cathedral, and the 70m-high top of the tower viewpoint covers the city. The 44-chime carillon gives numerousconcerts .

Useful information

Address:

Grand’Place, 7500 Tournai

Phone:

+32 69 22 20 45

Price:

2 € (-18 years old 1 €)

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5.30pm; rest of year: 10am-noon, 2pm-5pm, Sun 2pm-5pm - closed Mon, 1-2 Jan, 29 Mar (Carnival), 8 Apr (Flower Market), Good Fri, 1 May, Sale day, 1 Nov, 25-26 Dec

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