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Ben's Ghent

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Not 1, not 2, but 3 FREE tours in Ghent 1.The Highlights of Ghent 2.Gorgeous Ghent by Night - a Ghent exclusive 3.Street Art Tour - a second Ghent exclusive. What do you think about a third exclusivity? I'm the only licensed Ghent city guide doing...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Sint-Widostraat 11 | Hostel De Draecke, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ben is a fun and kind guy with plenty of knowledge about the city and its history and culture. Answered all my questions with enthusiasm and he always knew the answer. I recommend his tour!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ferry024
VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Ferry, for your marvellous review. So you think I'm funny and kind? I really like that. I'm also a professional licensed city guide: this means I had an education of 3 years which includes heaps of background knowledge and a lot of feedback...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the free walking tour "Highlights Ghent" with Ben. We really enjoyed the tour. Very interesting. We were lucky with a private guide.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sabine B
VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Sabine. I'm the only professional licensed Ghent city guide and Ghent local doing tip based free tours. It warms my heart that you truly enjoyed my Highlights Tour. (There's also my free Gorgeous Ghent by night Tour...More

Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

It was night walk journey in Gent. Ben is very good guide! It was so interesting tour, romantic fogy and light rainy, but informative. Ben is very friendly and polite. I am very recommend!!!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nata, Thank you so much for your marvellous review. I really appreciate that. It is true that there was a little bit of drizzle and fog around the three towers and other buildings, but that adds to the mystery of the light plan. In...More

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We did the free walking tour with Ben in the New’s Year Eve and really enjoyed his tour in the streets of Gent. 👌👍More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2018

It is a pleasure and honour to read your kind review. I'm so happy you enjoyed my free tip based tour. Ghent is brimmed with compelling stories and loads of fun facts. I want to immerse you in Ghent's history, culture, architecture and entertainment. By...More

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Well planned and structured tour! We totally recommend it. He explained some facts about Ghent that we loved to learn!Don’t miss it!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ezgimila
VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your marvellous review. I really like your kind words. You make my day! This is a big help for my Ben's Ghent project. By the way: I'm the only professional and certified guide in Ghent who does tip based free...More

Reviewed December 23, 2018

We were looking for a tour in Ghent in the afternoon and Ben's was the only one. Although it was a Sunday and no one else appeared he was really kind by offering us -my boyfriend and me- to go on with the same tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your appreciation, Paula. It warms my heart. I do free tours for small groups and even one couple in low season, that's true. Because as a true local, I really like my hometown and I want you to find out...More

Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

We did the night tour with Ben and it was amazing! Ben knows the city really in depth, and the tour was very dynamic. I would have done all his tours in gantes if I stayed more days there.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Felipe3838
VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2018

You make me blush with your fantastic review, Felipe. It's great you enjoyed my free Gorgeous Ghent by night tour so much. I cannot deny I'm a licensed Ghent city guide - unlike all the other ones - and I like the fact that you...More

Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Ben was such a great guy with a great snergy. He is well-informed and knows about great details of the arcitechture and relative history of the city. We were not aware of how fast the time passes. I can personally advise Ben's Night tour for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StanLee35
VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2018

Thank you for your excellent review and your beautiful words. I'm glad you and your friends enjoyed my Night Tour. If time passes fast, it means my Ghent stories.and the light plan details really absorbed you. Good luck with your studies: you and your friends...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Ben gave an interesting and informative tour of the historical places. The stories of the little details of the places were amusing too. 2 hrs walking in cold weather can be challenging.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, Hazel. You make my day! I'm so glad you survived the cold weather, the torch extinguisher story and cruel emperor Charles with his money issues. I hope you had a nice Max beer in a coachman's glass or a...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We joined a Ben’s street art and graffiti tour through Ghent and got to see a lot of hidden spaces, saw beautiful pieces of street art and heard the stories about it. Some weeks ago I did the Ghent highlights tour with Ben which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for submitting this fantastic review, Lara. I'm glad you enjoyed both of my tip based free tours so much. (There's also my third free tour by the way: Gorgeous Ghent by night.) Ghent's street art is a bit underrated, although world famous street...More

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Response from VaB37 | Property representative |
Sorry for my late response: I'm on vacation. You could join my night tour at 10pm on August 25. This tour is free. This means: If you liked it, you can tip afterwards. If you didn't like it, you don't have to tip. Of course... More
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