Antwerp City Hall World Heritage Site

City hall of Antwerp, Belgium

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Antwerpen Stadhuis
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Antwerp City Hall is located in Belgium
Antwerp City Hall
Location within Belgium
General information
TypeTown hall
Architectural styleRenaissance
Town or cityAntwerp
Coordinates51°13′17″N 4°23′57″E / 51.2213°N 4.3992°E / 51.2213; 4.3992Coordinates: 51°13′17″N 4°23′57″E / 51.2213°N 4.3992°E / 51.2213; 4.3992
Construction started1561
Design and construction
ArchitectCornelis Floris De Vriendt and others

The Stadhuis (City Hall) of Antwerp, Belgium, stands on the western side of Antwerp's Grote Markt (Great Market Square). Erected between 1561 and 1565 after designs made by Cornelis Floris de Vriendt and several other architects and artists, this Renaissance building incorporates both Flemish and Italian influences. The Stadhuis is inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List along with the belfries of Belgium and France.[1]

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