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Patershol

Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #11 of 113 attractions in Ghent
Type: Neighborhoods
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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286 reviews 286 reviews
138 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Although covering only a very small area, the narrow alleyways of Patershol were full of atmosphere. Quiet and sleepy during the day, I wish we'd had longer in Ghent to be able to spend an evening enjoying one of the inviting little restaurants.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lovely old cobble lanes with a good variety of restaurants.Can recommend t'klok huys. Good traditional and local food especially the fish timbale and Belgian stew, delicious. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Menu in English and although specials were not, the staff were pleased to advise.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you are adventurous on food this is the place to go. We tried a Turkish restaurant, don't know what we are getting because the waiter do not speak English. We looked at the picture on the menu and pointed what we want and prayed that it will be delicious. We were not disappointed, the food was exceptionally tasty and... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Do you like to wander a bit and discover quiet little nooks with atmosphere? If so, invest part of an evening to walk around and maybe do dinner in the Patershol. It doesn't cover much ground, just a few streets of small old homes on narrow cobblestone streets that are renovated with some converted into nice little restaurants. Because this... More

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Southampton
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150 reviews 150 reviews
34 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It took us a while to find exactly what was meant by this district of 17c small houses, the homes of Ghent's weavers. Eventually, after much walking we think we covered most of the Patersol area, but a good deal has been renovated and I would hestitate to go out of my way to find it again.

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gent/belgium
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

It's all about two or three streets with old cosy little houses for eating and dining. No cars in those cobble-stones streets. Very special. Give it a try! Guido and Marlène, Gent

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Amsterdam
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This is a lovely very old part of Ghent with beautiful old buildings a narrow cobbled streets, just the sort off place I love to wander around and explore. There are also many nice restaurants and bars in this area. Very atmospheric and a must when visiting Ghent.

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Ghent, Belgium
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Great to wander around in the narrow streets of this very old part of the city of Gent. Full with very nice restaurants as well.

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Israel
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94 reviews 94 reviews
66 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

During our walk in town we arrived at this part of the city. Little houses that go back in time, nice and quiet.

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Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

If you like old architecture, narrow but cosy streets and a vast amount of little shops and restaurants, than this is the place to be in Ghent. Many of the buildings here are historically preserved which results in a special feeling of going back in time when walking here. When taking a walk over here you always end up finding... More

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