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HAPPENINGS!

Lots of things are happening in this area including a good vigorous walk if desired, shopping and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
glenuehlein
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Lovely area

Great area for walking, relaxing on the sides of the river, or eat something at a terrace. It gets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adina M
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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“lovely area” (4 reviews)
“gothic style” (3 reviews)
“canal side” (2 reviews)
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Kraanlei, Ghent, Belgium
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"gothic style"
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"gravensteen castle"
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"bridge"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of things are happening in this area including a good vigorous walk if desired, shopping and restaurants. Good relaxation too.

Thank glenuehlein
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area for walking, relaxing on the sides of the river, or eat something at a terrace. It gets crowded and full of people during warm weather in the week-ends. It is an important part of the city center and the architecture is just great!

Thank Adina M
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Great place to walk along the canal with great atmosphere. Evenings are superb and very lively. Good options available for eating.

Thank MalpaniM
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Interesting shops and restaurants line the street and you have a beautiful view of the river and the buildings that line it.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Unmissable authentic feel when walking by the canal, admiring the buildings and the boats going up and down. This place is amazing at night when it's all lit up and the reflection in the canal is absolutely dazzling.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

In the heart of Ghent, you have many 'leien', with beautiful houses, many places to eat and drink, to enjoy your best time in town. And the looks are really great!

Thank maartenw2016
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The maze of streets just east of the Gravensteen Castle is delightful to amble about. Zigzag back and forth, eventually ending up at the little bridge across the canal at Kraanlei. Note the neat old houses at the corner of the bridge and Kraanlei.

Thank more_gelato
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I walked around this area and took several pictures of the buildings along the river. Ate lunch at one of the restaurants located here. Remember to slow down and enjoy your visit!

Thank LolaGo1
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

A very pretty, quiet cobblestone canal-side road which has some lovely artisan shops and places to eat.

Thank Callie C
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Departing Graventseen Castle, I headed for the Zuivelbrugstraat bridge to do a walking circuit back to Korenmarket. This riverside stretch had some interesting shopfronts and was a nice detour.

Thank CodyMav
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nikita g
7 June 2018|
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Response from MalpaniM | Reviewed this property |
You can take the tram but will have to do changes. Best way to reach is to take a taxi from the station.
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