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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] The Hôtel de Ville on the Place des Héros was... News PhotoArras,Fashion,France,Horizontal,Lifestyles,WarPhotographer Collection: Moment © 2013 Frans Sellies[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] The Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall) on the Place des Héros was destroyed during the war but has been rebuilt in its original style. The dominating belfry (beffroi) is 77m high, or 326 steps and offers a great view of the city of Arras. Building had begun in 1463, but it was a century later in 1554 before the work was completed). The belfry was built in Gothic style. A 2m tall statue of the golden lion holding the sun can be found at the top of the bell tower. During WW1, the belfry was destroyed and it was rebuilt later. The belfry is a historical monument. Since 2005, the belfry of Arras is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the category: Belfries of Belgium and France. The Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall) on the Place des Héros was destroyed during the war but has been rebuilt in its original style. The dominating belfry (beffroi) is 77m high, or 326 steps and offers a great view of the city of Arras. Building had begun in 1463, but it was a century later in 1554 before the work was completed). The belfry was built in Gothic style. A 2m tall statue of the golden lion holding the sun can be found at the top of the bell tower. During WW1, the belfry was destroyed and it was rebuilt later. The belfry is a historical monument. Since 2005, the belfry of Arras is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the category: Belfries of Belgium and France. Each year Arras attracts thousands of visitors, who can explore the city's architecture and historic buildings. The most famous attractions include: the visit of the Town Hall, the ascent of the Belfry (listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 15, 2005), the underground garden of the Boves (Le Jardin des Boves, a maze 10 meters beneath the city), the Squares (La Place des Héros and La Grand'Place), the Art District (the Theatre of Arras and the Hôtel de Guînes), the Abbey District (The Saint-Vaast Abbey and the Cathedral of Arras) and the Vauban Citadel.