Gent Off The Beaten Path

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    De Tap en de Tepel
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    Arts Centre Vooruit
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    Arts Centre Vooruit: Inside the cafe
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    the beguinage

    by wandeljp Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    There are/was about ten streets , eighty houses, about 8 convents. Unemployed know as convent but local association (philantropic or social)

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    Justitiepaleis – Hall of Justice

    by penumbra Written Nov 18, 2006

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    The Palace of Justice was built in the mid 19th century designed by architect Lodewijk Roelandt. Having served its time, a new Court of Justice is nearing completion.

    Address: &b Koophandelsplein

    Justitiepaleis Koophandelsplein
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    Sculpture Park

    by St_Vincent Written Mar 4, 2006

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    If you walk down Werregarenstraat alleyway mentioned in the previous tip you can also see through to this small park that has some interesting sculptures.

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    Merelbeke - so called

    by Luchonda Updated Feb 4, 2006

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    Merelbeke - so called little Gent - only a few Km from the Capital of EF - but so nice to stroll around by cycling !
    Merlbeke - Baasrode - Schelderode - juwels one by one to visit whenever in Ghent.

    Little Ghent
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    Dulle Griet

    by viddra Written Sep 1, 2005

    This is yet another interesting reminder of the city's tumultous history. The iron cannon was made between 1430 and 1481. It's 5m long and 16t heavy!

    dulle griet

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    Fortification tower

    by Luchonda Updated Apr 22, 2005

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    In the picture a fortification tower, very near to the cultural center of Ghent, or state the base of
    "The international Film Festival of Flanders".
    Direction : near St-Pietersplein

    Fortification tower
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    Visit Nearby Brugge

    by pigletsmom Written May 3, 2004

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    Though Brugge is much more touristy and crowded than Ghent, it is still definately worth a visit. Great beauty and loads of charm are still part of the Brugge experience.

    pretty canal

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    The lure of anything CUBA

    by morgane1692 Written Mar 28, 2004

    Everywhere I went in Belgium this last time, every city had its own salute to Havana and Che Guevera going on. This was Gent's.

    someday, eh?!   ;-O

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    A duck in the park

    by Luchonda Updated Mar 16, 2004

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    Near the central station you can visit the botanical garden of the University of Gent. ....
    Location : Ledeganckstraat - near SMAK museum of MR Hoet Jan

    Ducky Duck
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    Vlaamse Kaai

    by Luchonda Updated Mar 14, 2004

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    Villa Bergmann you will find on the"Vlaamse Kaai" - The buildings in this area are worth to be visit - but not easy because they are located next to heavy trafic road ! The ring around Gent.

    Villa Bergmann
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    Ghent port

    by speed4turtles Written Aug 24, 2003

    The port of Ghent , your friend in trade

    yahoo

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    Ghent port

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    Ghent festivities

    by speed4turtles Updated Aug 24, 2003

    Every year the festivities kick off with an opening parade.
    Read more by clicking the website, and the yellow headlines.

    yahoo

    Gentse feesten

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    Flippant Facade

    by zrim Updated Jun 4, 2003

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    Not sure what to make of these sprites dancing around the facade. Wonder which guild sponsered this flight of fancy.

    fancy smancy
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    BLAARMEERSEN recreationarea is...

    by kwanou Written Sep 7, 2002

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    BLAARMEERSEN recreationarea is a patch of green in the middle of the city, where you can swim in the lake.

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    City Hall. Botermarkt 1 9000...

    by mok Written Aug 26, 2002

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    City Hall. Botermarkt 1 9000 Gent. Tel:09.266.51.11. Open only guided tours,tickets 2.48 EURO. Reservation of guided tours:Tel:09.233.07.72.

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