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Ghent City Center

Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 264 83 03
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“day trip” (62 reviews)
“cobbled streets” (37 reviews)
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Ghent, Belgium
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+32 9 264 83 03
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"beautiful architecture"
in 46 reviews
"day trip"
in 62 reviews
"cobbled streets"
in 37 reviews
"christmas market"
in 35 reviews
"on foot"
in 38 reviews
"waffles"
in 51 reviews
"every corner"
in 23 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 23 reviews
"boat tour"
in 33 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 26 reviews
"walk around"
in 44 reviews
"train station"
in 43 reviews
"gravensteen castle"
in 29 reviews
"walking tour"
in 23 reviews
"mystic lamb"
in 21 reviews
"belgium"
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"tourists"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Many things to do and also very beautiful city. Nice to walk around or take a boat trip. Don’t miss it

Thank Gint G
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Reviewed today via mobile

I came here to Ghent on the advice of trip advisor reviews who said it was even nicer than Brugge, but this is not my opinion at all. I give Bruges and it’s available tours ten out of ten. I give Ghent and it’s available...More

Thank nicdigby
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Reviewed yesterday

Coming to the city during the festival is the best experience you can have in Belgium. The whole city transforms into an active dance pole, with a wide variety of beer, music and great people to meet. Old architecture adds to the overall mood and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A stunning old town with magnificent churches and other buildings. Cross the bridge into the old town and you are just about crossing into another time period. You can take a horse and carriage ride (30 Euros for about 40 minutes) or take a boat...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was here during the Gent festival so the place was hopping with many people. Very nice even with all the people.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Ghent in July at the start of the famous Ghent Festival. It’d actually Europe’s largest cultural festival and it lasts 10 days during which the city is vibrant with music, theatre and all kinds of artists 24/7! If you want a quiet impression...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful city to walk around. Easy to get around with stunning architecture, boat rides and lots of good cafes bars and restaurants Especially busy during jazz festival so will come cone back when it’s quieter Very friendly and welcoming place

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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of Europes most walk friendly city centers as there is minimal traffic and distances between the attractions are very close

Thank ADREMBIO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Ghent city center as a half day diversion from Brussels. It was well worth the trip. Stored my bag at the Ghent train station and took about a 20 minute walk through Ghent to City Center. Ghent is a really easy and...More

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two weeks in Ghent, walkable, intimate and interesting city. Particularly for those of you liking architecture as the town offers a wide variety in styles, size and form. Visits as we did in the middle of June might not be recommended if your have...More

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carloszoe
14 June 2018|
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Response from 957tans | Reviewed this property |
Ghent is a slightly ‘bigger’ version of Bruges. There are nice cafes, shops and places of interests such as museums, cathedrals, markets, ... all within walking distance.
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nikita g
7 June 2018|
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Take Tram 1 from tram station outside St Pieters, alight at Gravensteen station - easily identifiable by the castle and quite central.
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nikita g
24 May 2018|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
There is a service from Brussels to Ghent. The main station in Brussels covers all destinations. Check when you buy your ticket for times.
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