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    Gent

    by Carmela71 Updated Nov 16, 2002

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    Gent canal

    Favorite thing: Gent is the fourth largest city of Belgium.

    Is incredible how Gent has managed to preserve its medieval style through the years.

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    KOREN MARKT

    by LysDor Updated Sep 24, 2002

    Favorite thing: Maybe the -former old post-office square- at Koren markt might be considered as the centre of Gent.
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    It is now a shopping mall.
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    WHERE IS THE CENTER...

    by LysDor Updated Sep 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: ...of the City?
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    There is no need to try to find a -Grote Markt- like in other Belgian towns.
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    There isn't one!
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    This small fountain was one of...

    by david_spinne Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: This small fountain was one of my favorite spots to have lunch. Behind you can see the St. Baaf's tower.

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    Sint-Baafskathedraal (Saint...

    by david_spinne Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Sint-Baafskathedraal (Saint Bavo's Cathedral). I had to stand in the street to move back far enough to get the whole tower in the picture. Which is why it appears to lean to one side.

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    Lakenhalle (Cloth Hall) and...

    by david_spinne Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Lakenhalle (Cloth Hall) and Belfort (Belfry). Both are open to tourists, you can go into the Belfry and see the old medivial clockworks.

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    Looking from St. Michael's...

    by david_spinne Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Looking from St. Michael's bridge, the Post Office. Build in the 1800's, it was still being used as a post office when I was there, but was scheduled to become a museum.

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    Here is a shot of St....

    by david_spinne Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Here is a shot of St. Michael's bridge. The canal in front was the port where boats would unload in medivial times.

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    The building on the right is...

    by david_spinne Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: The building on the right is the Groot Vleesshuis (Main meat market). The small windows and massive stone walls kept the building at a cool temperature.

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    On the square next to the...

    by 10eke Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: On the square next to the Belfry you can board a horse-drawn carriage for a touristic ride around Ghent. If I am not mistaken, the price was 900 BEF (22.3 EUR) for a half hour ride.

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    Saint Bavo. This beautiful...

    by Libi73 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Saint Bavo. This beautiful cathedral is home to one of the most famous paintings of Belgium, Van Eyck's Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.

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    This picture is taken from...

    by steventilly Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: This picture is taken from high up in The Gravensteen, one of the two castles in Gent city centre. Directly ahead is St Nicholas' church and to the right the waterway at The Graslei.

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    Standing on the Leie right by...

    by steventilly Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Standing on the Leie right by St. Michael's bridge stands this building. It is the former Post Office! They don't build post offices like that where I come from!

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