One end of the Grand Place is formed by a gilded series of guild halls that were once offices for different trades, like brewers, bakers, etc. Built originally in Medieval times, they were rebuilt in 1695 after French King Louis XIV blew them to pieces while trying to take over the town.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s