The Town Hall of Bruges is located on Burg Square between two historic buildings: the Basilica of the Holy Blood and the Old Civil Registry. Construction started in 1376 and was completed in 1421 under the supervision of Jan Roegiers.
The most famous room is the Gothic Room, here you can find murals and paintins which shows the rich history of the city. Most spectacular is the polychrome vaulted ceiling, dating from 1402.
The façade of the town hall is decorated with statues of historical figures. It also served as inspiration for the town halls in Leuven, Ghent and Brussels.
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