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House of Giants

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Maison des Géants

Rue de Pintamont, 18

7800 ATH

068/26.51.70

www.maisondesgeants.be

maison.des.geants@ath.be

Folklore   History   Ethnology

 

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The Giant Goliath acts as guide for a visit of discovery with audiovisual shows presenting the history of processional giants, manufacturing techniques, how they are carried and moved, the Ath fair, giants of Europe. Copies of giants, sculptures, and accessories coming from old figures round off the documentation.
The building is a former late 18th century town house which was enlarged in about 1900.

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