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Historic Ghent: A Journey Through Time

  • Explore Ghent's rich history by visiting its historic landmarks, including the Gravensteen Castle, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and the Belfry of Ghent.

  • Take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Graslei and Korenlei canals, admiring the medieval architecture.

  • Visit the Ghent Altarpiece (Adoration of the Mystic Lamb) at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, one of the most famous and important works of art in Belgium.

  • Discover the charm of Patershol, a historic neighborhood with cobbled streets and cozy restaurants.

  • Learn about the city's history at the STAM Ghent City Museum.

    > Here you can find an overview of different attractions, monuments and museums.