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All reviews cobbled streets day trip christmas market on foot beautiful town waffles within walking distance every corner bars and restaurants walk around train station boat ride gravensteen castle walking tour mystic lamb belgium architecture
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Reviewed yesterday

Despite frequent rain showers, walking the centre and taking a boat trip proved so enjoyable we had to spend a lot of our holiday money on food in the outstanding restaurants, after viewing the unique and justly famous Altarpiece

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Defiantly a hidden Gem and I'm absolutely gutted that we didn't stay in the beautiful city longer than a day and night. The buildings are so pretty and i was taken aback with the overall beauty of Ghent. The city is busy but not like...More

Thank jessimo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is in the style of a German Christmas market. The only thing missing is the gingerbread . We'll organised and well lagged out. Plenty for the kids to do. Not sure what all the shots were about. Stuck to the gluwein myself - which...More

Thank steven_wilkinson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had heard that Ghent was better than Bruges but couldn’t really believe it as Bruges is spectacular. Well, seeing was believing. It was quieter than Bruges, less expensive and stunning! Their most scenic areas had not been overrun with Christmas tat (unlike Bruges). It...More

Thank cherylbl00m
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a fantastoc city, could happily live here. I love the architecture, the people and all the trendy bars. Will definitley return.

Thank imo_c_92
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to this charming city many times, and I try to go there whenever we're nearby. It's a spectacular sight with structures all around that tell the story of this great city. All of the buildings are old, but they vary in age -...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a weekend in Ghent and was really surprised at how lovely it was. Dozens of restaurants, loads to see and do and a nice easy drive just past Bruges. Tiny side streets, rivers, castles and historic buildings a plenty. Definitely going back.

Thank Kevo1978
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city centre is not too wide in radius and when we visited, we could do the cathedral, canals, shopping, Christmas market and local eats within a 4 hour span. The entire city centre is incredibly pretty and a total change in scenery from what...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the architecture and history of the Ghent. Will definitely visit again. I was quite impressed with the size and layout of the new library.

Thank Nazma V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can be forgiven for never having heard of this town in Belgium but this beautiful citadel must be one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Just a 90 minute drive from Calais, this picturesque historic town is a delight to visit. Best described as being...More

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carloszoe
14 June 2018|
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Response from JimDon17 | Reviewed this property |
Ghent I think is better than Bruges. Beautiful city with canals and lots of history. Yes and good for everyone. Probably not so much for small children.
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nikita g
7 June 2018|
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Response from 957tans | Reviewed this property |
Take Tram 1 from tram station outside St Pieters, alight at Gravensteen station - easily identifiable by the castle and quite central.
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