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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
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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
 
Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
"This is a boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent. It is an informative boat trip along the River Leie which takes you through the city of Ghent to let you discover the period of the Middle Ages. See the silent witnesses of the prestigious and gloriou the big old meat-market as well as the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts. Admire the only traditional remaining wooden house front.There are open and covered boats available and there will be guided commentary so you can enjoy the views whil"""Enjoy a 40 minute guided boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent with live explanations. Departure is from one of the most beautiful spots in the city the Graslei which is the medieval port in the centre of Ghent. There are open and covered boats at your disposal."title=Highlights&1=40-minute+boat+cruise+along+the+River+Leie+in+Ghent&2=Travel+by+open+or+covered+boat+and+see+the+sights+from+the+water&3=Admire+the+Graslei%2C+the+Castle+of+Counts+and+the+Groot+Vleeshuis&4=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+da""
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Klokke Roeland - Roeland Bell Tips (7)

You can't miss Klokke Roeland

The "Klokke Roeland" cast in 1314 and hung in the Belfort , was used as an alarm bell until it was re-cast in 1659. After that it was used to ring out victories and other celebrations. During the Gent...
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ranger49
Nov 25, 2007

Klokke Roeland Bell

Klokke Roeland is the name of a bell that used to hang in the Belfry tower until it was severely damaged and replaced in 1914. The bell now sits on display in a small park situated at the foot of the...
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bjankovic
Feb 24, 2007

Klokke Roeland

The Roeland Bell (Klokke Roeland) has decorated the Burgemeester Braun square since 1950. The 6t-heavy bell was made in 1660 by Pieter Hemony. It cracked in 1914.In the picture, you can also see the...
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viddra
Sep 01, 2005

Klokke Roeland

Inside a belfry in Flanders you will always find a Carillon (or set of Bells) it is part of the Flemish tradition. The most famous of all Flemish bells, the Roeland bell, used to hang in the Belfry in...
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tompt
Jan 11, 2004

Klokke Roeland

'Klokke Roeland' is the name of a bell that used to hang in the Belfry tower until it was badly damaged in 1914. Its purpose was to warn people in times of danger like war and fire.The bell can now be...
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Mahieu
Jul 01, 2003

'Klokke Roeland' is a bell...

'Klokke Roeland' is a bell that used to hang in the Belfry. There are other bells there now that are used to play the Carillion. You can hear a carillion concert every sunday from 11:30 untill 12:30...
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kwanou
Sep 07, 2002

Klokke Roeland

The Roeland Bells has decored the Burgemeester Braun square since 1950. Built by Pieter Hemony in 1660, it weights 6000 kg and it cracked in 1914.
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mvtouring
Jul 13, 2009
 
 
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"Ghent - my hometown"
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"July 21 in Ghent: exotic!"
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"Gent – Flemish city of three towers"
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"Simply Put: A Fabulous City"
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Things to Do Near Gent

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Dulle Griet Cannon - Mad Maggy

This impressive big red cast-iron cannon weighs 12,500 kg and is known in popular parlance as the ‘dulle griet’ (evil woman). It does have a big mouth but that’s as far as the evil goes, as it has...
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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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Groot Vleeshuis - Meat Hall

The Meat Hall/ great Butcher's Hall or Groot Vleeshuis, a 14th century meat house on the pillory square is now a market showcasing some of the region’s specialties. Country hams hanging from 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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Sintbaafskathedraal -St Bavo Cathedral

The interior of the cathedral is the mix of red brick and stone, quiet bit surprising me which I though it's entirely stone like the other cathedral in France in Gothic style. The light interior of...
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Canals

Lots of the charm of Damme comes from its surroundings, the endless lines of poplars planted alongside the roads or canals of this area. While they must be beautiful in summer, too, we found them...
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Poeljemarkt 9000 Gent

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