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Address: Groentenmarkt 7, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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+32 9 223 23 24
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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The impressive medieval Great Butchers' hall houses the centre for the...

The impressive medieval Great Butchers' hall houses the centre for the promotion of local East Flemish products. Discover the East Flanders' cuisine!

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Old meat hall of Ghent

The structure was the ancient meat hall of Ghent. Major renovation works had been made and now it looked better both from outside but more decent internally with many small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The structure was the ancient meat hall of Ghent. Major renovation works had been made and now it looked better both from outside but more decent internally with many small shops and restaurants. Worth to come and stroll around the structure during your visit to Ghent.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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327 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place sells all the local food. Very good to bring tourists on a sightseeing and tasting trip. I love the meat. All the food is available for purchase to bring back home and for consumption within the venue itself.

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Thank Sandy5611
Bolton, United Kingdom
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384 reviews
323 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This old building still has it's old charm on the outside but has now been turned into a restaurant and small shops inside. It is worth seeing because of it's history but just to take photos of the outside.

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Thank jordanellie41
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely a place to visit. This is the ancient meat-hall of Ghent. Nowadays you can enjoy local products and dream away in a different era just by looking and feeling the place.

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Thank Rafael J
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 502 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

A big old stone house placed on the bank of the canal,close to Groentenmarkt square.Very big but with not a very impressive architecture.Very close is an embarkment point for boat tours.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It is just across from the main square. It has a lot of things going on: pubs, food. It is also a historical building and as everything in Ghent it is amazing. Don't just pass by it.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Allsorts going on, bars with heavy % beers, food in abundance, snails just outside to eat. Very busy hub just by Castle of the Counts.

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Thank David H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This building, the original, Great Butchers Hall dating back to the Fifteenth century occupies a prime position adjacent to the River Leie and facing onto Groentenmarkt Square. One of the main City bridges is close by. Fully restored, it is now a centre for the promotion of local products. Internally, there is a splendid wooden roof and this is decorated... More 

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Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

a very old building complete restored and it looks really great inside you will see a lot of small shops with local products great to get a wine and some fingerfoods and discover how they build this building hunders of years ago

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The building itself looks great from the outside. Inside it's just one bar and a tourist shop. You can walk inside for free but it's not worth looking around.

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