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Address: Kraanlei, Ghent, Belgium

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You can really relax here on canal bank. Just go there, take your drink and sit and just enjoy. In full sunny day, lots of fun-loving people especially youngsters will be hanging... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You can really relax here on canal bank. Just go there, take your drink and sit and just enjoy. In full sunny day, lots of fun-loving people especially youngsters will be hanging out there.

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Stroll along the canal bank and enjoy the evening sun, lots of photo opportunities and watering holes along the way.

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Having a pleasant stroll along the Kraanlei is something so beautiful, the quay surrounded by houses, gothic churches and the many restaurants and bars. It could be probably the top attraction of the city. Take the benefits of the good weather and get plenty of photos, it's stunning here.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The former medieval port of Ghent is now a beautiful open air lounge area. When it's sunny be prepared to share this spot with hundreds of young locals who will be a bit noisy, drinking and littering. But you can escape this on the numerous terraces that invite you to have a drink yourself.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Highly recommendable to fellow travellers for holidays and business in Flandre. It was the reason why I stayed at Ghent whenever I visited Belgium during the past 11 years. There were many hotels and good restaurants nearby. During the summer evenings, both canal banks were seated with many people, mainly young men and women. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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St Albans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stayed in the hotel Harmony on the side of the canal in this area. No parking available but very centrally located, and very pretty.Lots of restaurants and cafes and about 10 minute stroll from the "historic centre" makes it an area very much in vogue.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The gorgeous heart of Ghent, wuth scenic medieval buildings along Ghent's most glorious waterway. Not to be missed.

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Germany
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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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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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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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Address: Kraanlei, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent

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