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Address: Kraanlei, Ghent, Belgium

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View along canal is amazing

Just walk along the canal and admire the medieval homes, and the scenery. I loved just standing there and looking around!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
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Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Just walk along the canal and admire the medieval homes, and the scenery. I loved just standing there and looking around!

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Bucharest, Romania
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498 reviews 498 reviews
443 attraction reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A beautiful quay but not the most beautiful(this is probably,Graslei or Korenlei).Many restaurants and little shops in the area.

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Ghent, Belgium
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The Kraanlei connects the old centre with the area where the restaurants are so you defintely need to pass there when visiting the city. Nice street with some nice little shops and restaurants.

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Mississauga, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Just go there and enjoy walking along the canal, many nice shops are around but they all close at 6 o'clock in the evening except fthe restaurants. Don't forget your camera.

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Ghent, Belgium
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124 reviews 124 reviews
38 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

The Kraanlei is not the top of the medieval quays in Ghent, but is nice for a stroll around. Located conveniently between the Vrijdagsmarkt and the Gravensteen, each day trip to Ghent should pass here.

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tucson az
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

It is one of the reasons people travel. Step back in time and see Flemish architecture at its best. It is a night time must see.

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Location of the lovely Hotel Harmony and a great shop with 99 beers, 100 jenevers and 101 gifts

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Ghent, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Beautiful to walk by, take a look in the small shops (especially sweet shop Temmerman & Julie's) and have a drink in the museum garden

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Antwerp
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194 reviews 194 reviews
76 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

This is the best spot to relax next to the water. There are several restaurants and cafés , but you can also sit on the embankment.

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Evergem, Belgium
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Good place to be with friends, read a book or relax along the borders of the canal. Watch the people in the boats passing by. A place for youngsters and students when the weather is nice.

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