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A Must if You Stay in Ghent

Kraanlei is the place to be in the evening. Go there in time or make a reservation in one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vienna, Austria
Nice riverside with historical houses at the backside

By the side of River Lei, there were many traditional old houses built in Gothic style. It was... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Kraanlei, Ghent, Belgium

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kraanlei is the place to be in the evening. Go there in time or make a reservation in one of the restaurants and simply enjoy the evening. Or just go there with your friends to hang out at the water side. Really a great place...More

Thank Stefan_AT_22
Reviewed 15 May 2017

By the side of River Lei, there were many traditional old houses built in Gothic style. It was really enjoyable to stroll along the riverside and watch people doing different things at the same time. The area would be more crowded at night time where...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

it is the back of the shopping street .here you have the house of alijn.there are a lot of different spot from the canal to explore this is one of them by foot or by boat

Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is really not an attraction worth seeing as it looks just like any other side street with it's bars and restaurants. Nothing special.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Probably the most beautiful street by the River with houses in Gothic style. The best is to see it from different bridges and enjoy the skyline with the river in front. Nice quite area with numerous cafes, Bars and restaurants. After sunset this area truly...More

Thank SincereSoldier
Reviewed 4 October 2016

You visit Ghent for Grsalei and Kranlei. Its a street by the harbour of River Lei which houses the warehouses made in Gothic style in the medieval times. Some houses are as old as 1500s. Nice quite area with numerous cafes, joints, Bars, restaurants. But...More

1  Thank Suchismita S
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Our Hotel - Harmony was along the Krannlei so a bit biased. Lovely area of Ghent worth a stroll. It meanders along the canal and into a busy street of restaurants.

Thank chillledout
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Colorful buildings with great architecture a must see while you are there also you find some good restaurants around

Thank Sharkawy55
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Kraanlei is the canal side street in Patershol district in city centre of Ghent. This is where you find Het Huis van Alijn and more lovely canal side sightseeing. You will also find narrow passageways, cobble stone lanes lined with traditional step-gabbled buildings right along...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The other side of the river is more interesting than theKraanlei, it is called the Graslei. More interesting and historical buildings there, including the tolhuis a small building which is now a cafe for drinks the, outsides of the buildings are very interesting. take your...More

Thank gentenaar2013
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