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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
"Following a morning pickup from your hotel in Brussels meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach for the 1-hour journey to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ghent widely considered among the most beautiful cities in Belgium.Begin your tour with a visit to St Bavo’s Cathedral home of world-famous late-medieval treasures such as the painting ‘Mystic Lamb’. Admire the cathedral’s ornate interior (optional) and learn of its impressive history from your guide.Leave St Bavo’s behind and head onward for a walking tour of Ghent. Take in top city attractions such as the belfry St Nicholas’ Church the Castle of the Counts of Flanders (Gravensteen) and the historic buildings and medieval port at the Graslei.Continue on to the neighboring city of Bruges — also UNESCO-listed — with your guide and wander the cobblestone streets of the roman
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Private Tour: Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
"Leave your Brussels hotel by luxury minivan and travel northwest to Ghent passing through the scenic Belgian countryside. After roughly an hour on the road arrive in Ghent a city characterized by medieval architecture a network of canals and impressive sights. Head inside St Bavo Cathedral to see its altarpiece adorned with the Van Eyck painting The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb
From EUR138.00
 
Private Tour: Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
"Leave your Brussels hotel by luxury minivan and travel northwest to Ghent passing through the scenic Belgian countryside. After roughly an hour on the road arrive in Ghent a city characterized by medieval architecture a network of canals and impressive sights. Head inside St Bavo Cathedral to see its altarpiece adorned with the Van Eyck painting The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb
From EUR138.00

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Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant

I already give this cracking pub a mention under "Things to Do" - And Who Says Belgians Have No Sense Of Humour? on the basis of an afternoon visit, but now that I've had evening out here I'll add...
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Dulle Griet Pub

Together with VT member irisbe (Dannie) and wandeljp (Jean-Pierre) I also visited the Dulle Griet Pub, which is named after the nearby big cannon.The place is a typical Belgian pub serving up to 250...
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Hot Club de Gand

During my VT meeting with irisbe (Dannie) and wandeljp (Jean-Pierre) we also took a quick break in the Hot Club de Gand. The name is derived from the Paris counterpart Hot Club de France.The place...
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Hot Club de Gand

This place is hidden at the back of an alley way. Was very difficult to hear the music (only one guy on a guitar), especially sitting in the outdoor area. Fight through the packed, mostly University...
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BoHo Cafe & Atelier

This is an unusual concept. A full bar along with a sewing atelier upstairs for those inclined to make drapes, dresses, etc.. I tried and enjoyed 'Troubadour' beer for the first time- excellent!...
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De Vooruit

De Vooruit is a theatre/concertstage in a former newspaperbuilding.The building has very special atmosphere and is a hangout for students and 'older' people.Everyone who wants to read his newspaper...
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Patrick Foley's

I always have the feeling when you go to an Irish Pub that there's always a very commercial atmosphere but this Irish Pub feels very genuine because the prices are okay, the interior is not too...
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Kokorico

A nice place in Zomergem - a disco for young and old - the place to be when some good friends are celebrating their anniversary, together.At the occasion of this anniversary - Nicki and Rebecca gave...
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Kokorico

September, 9th of 2005 - a great birthday party dominated the small city of Zomergem.A unique place to celebrate special events. Jessy, a coming star in the world of music made here a video clip - in...
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't Dreupelkot

It might be a bit difficult to find, but don’t let that discourage you. Look out for a painted image of the owner Pol; it’s on the outside wall, inviting you into his hole. Passing through a small...
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Sous-Sol

This place is small and pretty cool being down in a sort of medieval crypt. Pretty popular among the 'coolest' of Gent. Also has excellent cocktails. Music types: drum 'n bass, twostep, jungle, hip...
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De Gentse feesten

It's a 10-day festival that takes places on several squares in the historical center of Ghent. I was there this year for the first time and it's really great. The city in itself is so beautiful that...
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Here is a database from the Use-it website where you would find many joints for some nightlife spots in the city of Ghent.So far, and as far as I know, Ghent is the only Belgian city that is covered...
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Herberg "de Dulle Griet"

A browncafe with old interieur with a huge beerlist!Rudy and Leroy had a Max, a large beer of 1.2ltr in a special glass. This pub has some real funny tradition when someone orders a Max beer, he/she...
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Hoogpoort 63, (formerly "Sofitel"), Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Koningin Astridlaan 138, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Kraanlei 37, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Nederkouter 24-26, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Drabstraat, Korenlei 10, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Goudenleeuwplein 5, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium
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Top Things to Do in Gent

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Sintbaafskathedraal -St Bavo Cathedral

The 1st building that so dominant from the road is Sint-Baafskathedraal/ St. Baaf (Cathedral of St Bavo), This beautiful Saint Bavo Cathedral dates back to the 10th century. It is based upon the...
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Gravensteen - Castle of the Counts

An imposing landmark in the city centre is the castle Gravensteen, the word Gravensteen is Dutch and stands for "Castle of the Counts", so the castle was the seat of the counts of Flanders. Built in...
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Belfort - Belfry Tower

On the west side of Cathedral of St Bavo stands the 91-meter-high belfry, symbol of the city's independence, where the charters of the privileges of Ghent were kept. The tower was begun about 1300 and...
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Sint-Niklaaskerk - St Nicholas Church

Together with the Belfry Tower, Sint-Baafskathedraal, and the St. Nicholas' Church (Sint-Niklaaskerk) belongs to the prominent three towers of Gent's historic city centre, or maybe we can call it 3...
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Graslei

This beautiful place really amazed me when we arrived after admiring the cathedrals and towers. We can say it a paradise for architecture. This medieval port with its unique row of historical...
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Vrijdagmarkt

The Ons Huis and Bond Moyson Buildings are probably due to their impressive Art Nouveau style my favourite buildings in Gent. They are linked to the Socialist Movement in Flanders and were built in...
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Luchonda

"Ghent - my hometown"
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Norali

"July 21 in Ghent: exotic!"
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HORSCHECK

"Gent – Flemish city of three towers"
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zrim

"Simply Put: A Fabulous City"
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St_Vincent

"Gent - Go There - Drink Beer"
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