I had the opportunity to see this wonderful attraction while someone was actually playing the bells. There are about 254 steps going all the way up to the top of the tower, my four year old made the climb up with no rest stops. There are a couple of open rooms, balcony and a former dungeon. Takes about 10 minutes... 更多
We climbed the belfry (200+ steps, I forget exactly) on a Sunday morning and had it all to ourselves for the first 10 minutes or so, and luckily it was a clear day and we could see for miles around. Superb views of the cathedral and the Grand Place. Only €1.10 for seniors!
Climbing the 256 stairs to the top is already a great experience. On the way, you have access to several rooms (history of the beffroi, jail). The view from the top is impressive and breathtaking, on a narrow platform. Not to miss!!
It claims to be the oldest belfry, and probably base is, however the upper part probably isn´t. Still, it is a nice and slender tower in the city centre symbolizing the power of the citizens. Along the climb there is not too much to see, other than the bells used of sounding the hours. However, the views from the top... 更多
Dating from the 12th century, the Belfry of Tournai is the oldest in Belgium and 72 metres high. It's bell informed citizens of trials and executions and warned of invasions and fires. It once held prisoners and has several chambers on the climb up but on reaching the top has breath taking views of Tournai and the surrounding area.
The belfry of Tournai is a freestanding bell tower of medieval origin, 72 m in height with a 256-step stairway. Construction of the belfry began around 1188. This beautiful building is one of a set of belfries of Belgium and France designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so it is well worth the visit. The entrance fee is very... 更多
Great way to spend a sunny morning in Tournai. Arrive early to avoid the crowds - we visited on a Sunday morning when they opened. About 270 stairs to get to the top but we'll worth it for the views. As you climb higher the stairs case does get tight so leave large bags downstairs!
A nice “climb-the-stairs” activity: just the time to get slightly out-of-breathe, you’ve reached the top and enjoy a nice 360° view of Tournai and surroundings. A must-do, especially on sunny days. Lots of pubs and terraces around. (hey, you just made some sport, you deserve it…)