Ghent City Center, Ghent

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Historic Walking Area · Landmark
Guildhalls along a small canal make Ghent City Center a favorite stopping place for tourists. The city isn't included in many guided tours of Belgium and maintains the feel of a local, undiscovered destination. In the center you have your choice of restaurants and bars with views of stunning architecture and the river. Tour at your leisure the central Belfort en Lakenhalle, or the "Belfry and Cloth Hall," as well as the cathedral where Charles V was baptized. Consider a walking tour through the narrow streets and across the canal bridges to gain a fuller appreciation of this historic center. Using our world travel planner, Ghent attractions like Ghent City Center can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We’ve found this cafe while we were very desperate to eat warm food before 17:30. We’ve got as a compliment a shot of lemonade with a touch of orange blossom water. Food was delicious. Shawarma with.....  more »
  • Some very good pubs and restaurants too many to mention all friendly even when the restrictions started all were helpful Will be going back as a tourist in the future COvid permitting  more »

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