The 5 most striking modern buildings in Ghent

1) Stadshal

Some local people call it the sheep shed. Others consider it a sublime modern
building. The controversial Stadshal doesn’t leave anyone indifferent. It was designed in 2012 by the partnership Robbrecht & Daem and Marie-José Van Hee to serve as a modern covered hall for concerts and events. It is now a popular meeting spot where musicians sometimes perform and locals gather at New Year to celebrate with a Nieuwjaarsdrink.

a man playing guitar under the striking Stadshal of Ghent

Silvie Bonne

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