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Ranked #1 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Historic Sites; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Tours; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #2 of 114 attractions in Ghent
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Ranked #3 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #4 of 114 attractions in Ghent
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #5 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #6 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums; Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Monuments/ Statues; Historic Sites
This municipal tower was a symbol of the city's autonomy, begun in 1313 and completed in 1380.
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Ranked #7 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Castles; History Museums
The only surviving "castle of the count."
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Ranked #8 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Tours
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Ranked #9 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #10 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

A fascinating museum about the history of psychiatry and mental healthcare. It's an oasis north of the historical center in Belgium's oldest psychiatric hospital (1857). The... more »

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Ranked #11 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #12 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #13 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #14 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #15 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #16 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #18 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #19 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Theaters; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Vooruit is a vibrant live performing arts center located in a 100 years old monument in the heart of Ghent. Since 1982, we... more » Owner description: Vooruit is a vibrant live performing arts center located in a 100 years old monument in the heart of Ghent. Since 1982, we have been offering countless cultural events like concerts, podium performances, parties, book presentations, debates... Vooruit is a significant meeting place for a very diverse public. Contributing to this is our popular Cafe with patio, where anyone can come enjoy a (vegetarian) meal or drink, meet for a chat, or catch up on some work. « less
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Ranked #20 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

The MIAT is a museum dedicated to the history of the Ghent textile industry and to industrial archeology. Located, in an impressing early 20th century building, different floors... more »

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Ranked #21 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #22 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #23 of 114 attractions in Ghent
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Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #24 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Parks
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Ranked #25 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals

Located south of one of Ghent's most admired attractions, the Sint-Michielshelling (or St Michael's Bridge) this church merits a visit too. The tower wasn't completed and is now... more »

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Ranked #26 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Religious Sites

St. Bavo's Abbey is the oldest building of Ghent, located east of the center and in the heart of the Macharius Quarter. It's ruins, together with the ones of the Spanish Castle... more »

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Ranked #27 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #28 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #29 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #30 of 114 attractions in Ghent
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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