The MOU is situated in one of Belgium’s most beautiful town halls. It takes up the oldest part, the 14th century Cloth Hall, symbol of Oudenaarde’s glorious textile past.
With it monumental proportions and character the 16th century town hall forms a prominent example of Brabant Gothic style. UNESCO placed the central belfry tower on the World Heritage Site. The building has a rich history. In the 16th century Emperor Charles, Margaret of Parma and Alexander Farnese visited Oudenaarde’s town hall. The town hall is located at the Market Square. The impressive square in the city’s center is the ideal starting point for further exploration of Oudenaarde and the Flemish Ardennes.