The most famous tower in the area, which was known as the Cornelius tower from the 14th century. The tower was given its new name in 1930 after renovations. Nowadays, the tower is best known for its impressive clocks by Louis Zimmer, such as the Jubelklok and the Wonderklok. Together with the Zimmermuseum, the Zimmertoren is certainly worth a visit.
The Begijnhof in Lier was founded in 1258. The striking entrance on the Begijnhofstraat is characterised by a monumental bluestone gate. A terracotta statue of Begga, the patron saint of the beguines, has been displayed on top of the gate since 1777. The Begijnhof is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Belfort was built in 1369 as the symbol of the city's independence. The city hall was built later and stretches to the tower. The impressive Belfort is now part of the UNESCO World Heritage.