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Ghent

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Historic Walking Areas · Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene. This combination of historical and artistic value brings Belgium's fourth-largest city to life. Museums, medieval streets, and Gothic sites make Ghent special. Many visitors take time to experience the city's lively pedestrian zone, which features restaurants and cozy bars that locals adore and that make tourists feel at home in this foreign city. Plan your visit to Ghent and other destinations in Belgium using our Belgium vacation website.
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Popular things to do in Ghent

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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Ghent

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Landmark
The Markt Bruges
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge Bruges
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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World heritage site
Belfry of Bruges Bruges
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Brewery
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan Bruges
4.5
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Ghent

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Bridge
St Michael's Bridge
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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World heritage site
Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Church
St. Nicholas' Cathedral
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Ghent

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Dille and Kamille
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Dranken Geers
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Bookz & Booze
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Proof
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Ghent

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Cemetery
Western Cemetery
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Parochie Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Sint-Pieters Gent
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Cemetery
Campo Santo Cemetery
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Sint-Pieters-abdij
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Ghent

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Specialty Museum
STAM Ghent City Museum
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Museum
Museum Voor Schone Kunsten
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museum Dr. Guislain
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

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