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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  • Great surprise. We have known and loved Indian food for many years and on a spur of the moment decision ate at the Royal India this evening. Wonderful, freshly prepared meals, some innovative dishes.....  more »
  • We love this city as it has so much to offer whether you visit for the day or a long weekend. Everything is in walking distance. If there for the day, park in the Friday market underground. Worth...  more »

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