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Address: Pieter Vanderdoncktdoorgang, Ghent, Belgium
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Red light district

An atraction for adults i guess, the name comes from the glass roof and all the windows where the ladies try to sell themselves. Famous in Ghent and when you have time just walk... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Evergem, Belgium

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Evergem, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An atraction for adults i guess, the name comes from the glass roof and all the windows where the ladies try to sell themselves. Famous in Ghent and when you have time just walk trough it. Its safe and noone will bother you.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If we say this is an attraction point than we must say it's not for everybody.Why?Simple,it's part of a Ghent's Red Light District!It'a a not very long street,covered with glass roof.On the both sides are girl's window cases.No photo allowed.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

i know this place walked through it many times as a short cut, Not only to look at the women which one cannot help to all are dressed as normal not provocatively

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

Me and my gf had a walk about to fill an hour while we waited for our coach. Knock off of amsterdam by the looks of it(been there also). If that is your thing then might be worth a visit, if not then you might want to avoid the area. My partner felt unsafe in that area due to both... More 

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Lokeren, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2012

Problems recently with the "Glazenstraat". Too much noise, fighting at night, too much traffic.... No misunderstanding: this is the prostitution area... Women of all races and nationalities can be found here. Nothing the see and to do here at daytime. The girls only appear when dark. New rules and municipality laws are applicable from now on: the flesh behind the... More 

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2012

My wife and I took a stroll through the Ghent RLD and Glass Alley-- obviously not a very long excursion as there are maybe two blocks to the whole "neighborhood". The girls were seemingly attractive; however the whole experience was marred by (believe it or not) the aesthetics. The Glass Alley "netting" (see pictures) was littered with dead pigeons. Some... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

The Ghent Red Light District is rather small but 2 of it's streets are really charming, and worth a detour. They must be one of the oldest covered shopping galleries of the world as the first part dates already from 1846-1852. Some decades later, a second and similar part was added. With the former main station of Ghent nearby, the... More 

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Ghent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

What "de Walletjes" are for Amsterdamis this "Glazen Straatje" for Ghent.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

Although there still are quite some houses of illrepute the malce has been upgraded with nice dynamic restaurants and fashionable shops.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2011

Some say this is the oldest covered shopping mall of Belgium. 160 years old. But most visitors (lots of sailors) come for checking the local meat market. As a local, it's even impossible to wander at night along the historical facades in the center, without a stranger approaching you and asking with a funny accent for the 'Glazen Straatje'. The... More 

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