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As in other Belgian cities, the vast majority of its most singular monuments are around the main square of the city. So too, Leuven, where we see the impressive City Hall in the Grote Markt, the central square where streets converge around the old town, whose circular shape helps the Grote Markt is the urban epicenter.
Before describing the City Council, who will be traveling to Belgium, must be told that you’re at stations or in brochures Leuven what you see written in different ways, and what you can find how Lovin Walloon language, Louvain in Leuven in Flemish or French, and even as Löwen in German.
But suppose you’ve come to Louvain, because once there you must go to the Grote Markt, where you will find the towering City Hall, known as Stadhuis.
Its facade is lined with columns, windows, sculptures, pinnacles, etc. and in general all the ornamental details Brabantine typical style, typical of the Brabant region where the city.
And if the outside is beautiful, something similar happens with the interior, where you can visit various rooms adorned with works of art in the form of paintings or sculptures of various styles and artistic contributions.
And last but not least, in the cellars of the building has opened a Brouwerijmuseum, what is that?, as a beer museum, where you will enter apetecerá thirst and taste some of the many varieties of Belgian beer.