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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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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 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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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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City Hall - Stadhuis

This flamboyant Gothic façade is the Town Hall (Stadhuis) of Ghent. It is in fact made up of several adjacent structures constructed over several periods with contrasting architectural styles. In the...
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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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Boat Trips

If you're in Gent only for one day, just visit the city, but if you're here longer, you should definitely take a cruise on the river Leie. 'Rederij Benelux' organise different kinds of cruises. We did...
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Canal Trips

Another 'must do' when in Gent! It was so nice to meet vt member Joplaboem (Erwin) in Gent. Without Erwin we would not have stopped here, let alone experience the things we did in a short period of...
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Old Fishmarket

“The following day we proceeded to Ghent, where we spent the remaining hours of daylight in sight-seeing, through rain and dirt so terrible that precaution appeared vain and I quite gave up picking my...
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Sint-Michielskerk - St Michael’s Church

The steeple of St Michael’s Church should have stood out above all the others, but history decided otherwise: the 134 metre high planned ‘monument of triumph’, has remained at a paltry 24 metres. In...
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Gentse Feesten - Festival

Si quieren conocer la mejor fiesta de verano de Belgica, vengan en Julio a Gantes a participar de los 10 dias de fiesta de la Gentse Feesten! Es lejos el mejor momento de conocer la ciudad (aunque...
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Geraard de Duivelsteen - Gerald the Devil Castle

Known as Castle of Gerald the Devil (Geeraard de Duivelsteen in Dutch), this Gothic edifice dates from the 13th century. It belonged to a certain Gerald who, according to legend, married five times,...
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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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"Simply Put: A Fabulous City"
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"Gent - Go There - Drink Beer"
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