Great views of the main square from the top. I am not a fan of winding steps but the exhibitions on each level broke the walk up nicely. There is a hand rail for most of the journey up. I actually much preferred this to...More
About Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
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A little costly, but worth it. We opted to take the stairs which was a great workout. Probably one of the best vantage points in all of Ghent!
I will not coment on the view as it is undescribable. The belfry also offers an insight to the history of Ghent and the lifestyle of its residents. If you are looking for a spot to take photos from then look no further...and give yourself...More
We went here out of interest - a bell tower not attached to a church. Really fascinating about the bells which are not rung by ropes as we have here but almost like an organ, either by drum music sheets or by fist with organ...More
You ride an elevator. At the top each side has a narrow outdoor walkway with great views. A lower level shows the gear system that rings the bells. Be sure to watch how that works at one of the 15 minute intervals.
This is definitely a must place to visit. It has a great wow factor. The views from the top of the belfry are outstanding. Going to the top is an experience. You walk up to the first floor then take the lift to third floor....More
The Belfry is a very interesting stop when in Gent. If the day is clear, it provides amazing views of the city. There is an elevator that takes you to the top.