Ghent University heritage: the Aula

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When Ghent University was founded, the city decided to design and build a “celebration palace”. City architect, Louis Roelandt, devised a neoclassical building with a Greek-looking porch, spacious peristilium, and round Hall with a panelled ceiling. The foundation stone was laid in 1819, and the building was opened in 1826. It is still the place for official ceremonies, honorary doctorates, proclamations and so on. You can visit the complex freely.

For whom

children, youngsters, adults

Location

Aula

Time

13u-17u

Tags

patrimony - visit