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Skip the Line: Belfort of Ghent Entrance Ticket

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    Visit: Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Emile Braunplein, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    The Belfry is the symbol of the autonomy and independency of the city of Ghent. The construction started in 1313 and its height makes it the tallest belfry in Belgium.

    From the top you can enjoy an amazing view of the city! Through the centuries, the tower served - other than as a bell tower - as a fortified watchtower and to announce warnings. It was also the place where the documents evidencing the municipal privileges were kept. The top of the building have been rebuilt several times, to accommodate the growing number of bells.

    Opening hours

    Monday to Sunday (except 25 december and 1 january)

    10am - 6pm (last entry at 5:30pm)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Emile Braunplein, Ghent 9000 Belgium
    Departure Time
    1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Free entrance: mentors for the disabled, holders of a museum pass and children until 12 years. Reduction rate for youth from 13 to 18.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Thankfully there is an elevator so you can skip a lot of the stairs. Each floor had an interesting little museum and be sure to experience the top bell drum in motion (every 15 minutes).
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    Besides the great views at the top, before you get on the elevator to get you to the top, there's a mechanical carillon drum that rings the bells every 15 min.. You can read its history and how it works.
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    A good visit for the four of us. Lift after the first floor - important for oldies like us. A museum on every floor including the old dragon from the spire now replaced. The giant music box type mechanism which works the bells every hour is well worth a visit in its own right.
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    Would recommend to include if visiting Gent, the views are fantastic, to see the working bells very unusual and the elevator is a bonus.
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    It was easy to use these tickets but I'm not sure going up is a "must see". It's nice just to walk around Ghent.
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    By: Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
    1,259 reviews
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    arun316
    Mumbai, India
    363
    The view from the top!
    We were touring both Ghent and Bruges, but went to the Belfry at Ghent, instead of the one at Bruges. At 8 euros,
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    zinear
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    27562
    A view with a side of history
    It's hard to miss this tower, as it dominates the central part of the Ghent. There are some cool sights inside as
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    a1eksandar
    Belgrade, Serbia
    28401345
    Stunning
    Stunning bell tower with outstanding views. You can easily see the whole old city from the top. Great display of
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    mlbpafan
    Loveland, Colorado
    581112
    A great tower with fantastic views
    Just a wonderful tower. The exterior and clock have great features and architecture. There is a lift to the top,
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    Stephenbkk20156
    Okayama Prefecture, Japan
    656199
    Terrific square
    One of the real pleasures we found in Ghent was walking down an old, cobbled, slightly twisting street and finding
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    251AnnH
    CHAMPLIN
    393
    Interesting museum and bells
    Thankfully there is an elevator so you can skip a lot of the stairs. Each floor had an interesting little museum
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    angelap442018
    376
    Good view of the whole city from top
    Besides the great views at the top, before you get on the elevator to get you to the top, there's a mechanical
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    jane a
    London, United Kingdom
    26274
    Great view - and a lift
    After visiting many towers throughout Europe with towers or variable stair types the fact there is a lift in the
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    Dee P
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    3016
    lovely
    I climbed the stairs entered the belfry , lots of people, very interesting short visit. it is one of the many
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    ejfraser
    Solihull, United Kingdom
    820183
    Good View and More
    Don't be put off by the number of steps. There is a lift up from the first floor. Great to see the workings of the
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    Rebekahbethany
    Ballston Spa, New York
    14521
    So fun
    We took the elevator and stairs up to the clock tower- it was such a fun experience! It is VERY tight so if you
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    Footprints676075
    31
    Wonderful view
    Well worth a visit. Not too many stairs as there is a lift covering most floors. A small museum on each floor and
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    Terry A
    Catford, London, United Kingdom
    225
    Good history and excellent views over Ghent.
    A good visit for the four of us. Lift after the first floor - important for oldies like us. A museum on every
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    NigelDCapeTown
    Cape Town, South Africa
    436110
    Very Worthwhile
    Would recommend to include if visiting Gent, the views are fantastic, to see the working bells very unusual and
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    branstonthecat
    zouch
    14762
    Worth the visit
    Great building inside and out Climb up the first set of steps and see inside the amazing fire place pay to go up
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