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Address: Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein, Ghent, Belgium

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I found it very easy to navigate to where I wanted to be. Staff is friendly and helpful everywhere. Interesting structure in front of station

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I found it very easy to navigate to where I wanted to be. Staff is friendly and helpful everywhere. Interesting structure in front of station

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Walsall
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The old building is quite impressive although there are major rebuilding works going on at the moment as they update the platforms and infrastructure. Information boards and display screens were easy to understand even though not in English. Mostly information is in either Dutch or French. Travelled through here several times now and had no problems. Plenty of taxis at... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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162 reviews 162 reviews
104 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I find it quite stupid to rate a railway station, but my point is in this review: building itself. Although made in fake historical style, about one century ago, it is worth seeing, with little towers and big clock tower. Station is not that big, just a regular one for a small european city, so it won't be a problem... More 

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Anglesey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We arrived on a Friday afternoon - the wrong time of day on a busy weekend - with masses of people arriving and departing and seeming bedlam outside. Needing information we were directed to the interactive monitor, which I heartily disliked - I didn't like the man's face trying to follow my moods and read what I wanted. I prefer... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Well nothing extra ordinary about it. A normal railway station which is not some place of tourist importance except boarding trains. Staff was not able to speak in English and sign boards were lacking English. So difficult or tourists.

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Houston, Texas
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

After arriving, look for the Information trailer OUTSIDE of the Station, near were the buses are. They will give u a map of Ghent and a tram map. Don't be put off by having to take the tram. It will cost you €1.30 to reach the city Center on Tram #1 ( your stop will be Kronenmart). Get off the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Upon arrival at the train station, I followed the "i" sign, but almost missed the small booth for maps. First I expected a tourist office, but it turned out to be a booth, with interactive monitor display. Just follow the instructions given, either take a tram, or walk 20 minutes to the old town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

During my stay in Gent, i used this station as a launching pad to other parts of Belgium, The staff are multilingual and extremely helpful for foreigners. You can purchase almost any train/bus or tram tickets here and the staff are great for helping with getting a bargain. There is a Starbucks, 2 other cafes, several ATMs, clean toilets (!!!)... More 

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Congleton
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Main station only 30 minutes direct from Brussels and 25 minutes to Bruges. Has all the facilities for the traveller and helpful English speaking staff. Great transport links - bus and tram - to be Gent city centre.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A well laid out station with everything your could need. The self service luggage lockers were excellent, easy to use and cheap.

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