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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A definite must to see this amazing and beautiful historical city! The atmosphere and surrounding would appeal to everybody!

Thank CostaC21
Reviewed yesterday

A really lovely city with lots of fine architecture, fine restaurants and lots of things to do. I much preferred this city to Bruges, which is over-rated, expensive and far too touristy!

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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing arquitectura. Walking everywhere is a must. You find beautiful sights in every corner. Enjoyed our entire trip!

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to Ghent recently to attend a conference and fell in love with the city. There is such a sense of freedom, with the bicycles all around and my favourite: the random pianos dotted around the city. Whoever passes by and can play, does!...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ghent totally captured our hearts with it's gorgeous architecture, churches, castle, restaurants and shopping all within a close area. The river that runs through the city center lined with interesting houses is charming. Then to top off all the beautiful photography spots your have the...More

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was blown away by the charm of this medieval city, containing the charm of Bruges and the bigger-city grandness of Brussels. There are so many historic buildings & towers (including the magnificent castle in the centre of town), all perfectly preserved. A must see...More

Thank Andy3031
Reviewed 6 days ago

Reasonable day trip, full day not needed, castle very nice, the boat trip not so much. Must be at least 100 word long.

Thank Dalbyforest
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city was much larger than I thought with some outstanding architecture. Lots of good shopping and excellent restaurants would like to have more time to explore as there was a lot to see and visit.

Thank john m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ghent is only 30 minutes from Brussels via train and well worth the visit. It is very easy to get to the town center by tram. The atmosphere and views are electric with the bridges, grand buildings, waterway, cobbled streets, and people milling about. Its...More

Thank Gaurav S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a day trip from Bruge and I expected to see much of the same but was a bit disappointed due to very busy traffic and be aware of the trams, the canal side of the city was quite pretty but did not reflect on...More

Thank Ray H
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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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7 June 2018|
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Response from 957tans | Reviewed this property |
Take Tram 1 from tram station outside St Pieters, alight at Gravensteen station - easily identifiable by the castle and quite central.
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.