Things to see and do - Zoutleeuw
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Zoutleeuw Travel guide
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This small, quiet and picturesque Flemish town was once a stronghold protected by powerful walls (14C and 17C) and a cloth-making centre. In 1678, it was ransacked by Louis XIV's troops and its fortifications were demolished in the 18C. Since then, the town has lived in the past, huddled round its fine church.
Tourist attractions Zoutleeuw : Things to see and do
This attractive church was built from the 13C (chevet, north transept) to 16C (bell-tower). The interior escaped the 16C iconoclasts and is a real museum of religious art, with a variety of fine altarpieces, triptychs, statues, gold and silverwork. N..
The charming Renaissance Town Hall, housing the tourist office, was built under Emperor Charles V in 1530. The front has a finely worked perron topped by a crow-stepped gable and is dotted with tall basket-handle windows. Note the 14C Drapers' Hall, ..