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Citadel Park

Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Good for a relaxing walk in very nice surroundings and quiet one of the nicest parks in Ghent One... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
gentenaar2013
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Ghent, Belgium
Dirty and dangerous

For a so called "green city", Ghent really has no clue on how to treat its parks. And the Citadel... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
11PC
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Good for a relaxing walk in very nice surroundings and quiet one of the nicest parks in Ghent One can sit on benches or i think on the lawns for a rest an perhaps read a magazine/ newspaper or a book or have a snack...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

For a so called "green city", Ghent really has no clue on how to treat its parks. And the Citadel is one of them. It could be so beautiful and a great place to walk around as it has so much potential but unfortunately it...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Nice park, some pieces are a bit old and need some ltc, but in every season the park is changing and worth a visit. See the beatiful flowers, the geese, the various plants and trees and the pont with stunning shadows. SMAK, the museum of...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this place on our way back from bruges to brussels. We ordered some pizzas and wanted a place for kids as well. This park was perfect for us. Its big park and you feel grand as soon as you enter the park....More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Was nice to feel like we stepped out of the city for a bit. However the park is clearly man made and has specific structure and pathways. Great to just relax and sit on a nice day.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Park with a great history but a tricky place during nighttime. Misses that extra mustard to become a liked place. Very frequented place by students during the exam period in june.

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

If you come to Ghent by train and you arrive around noon on a sunny day, this is the best possible spot to have lunch: buy some ingredients at the local supermarket (across the train station) and head to the nearby park for a picnic....More

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Quite large and diverse. There are a couple of art galleries here as well. Peaceful, and some wonderful sculptures here as well.

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Reviewed June 9, 2017

Citadel Park is just down the street from our hotel, and we went there on a hot afternoon to take a leisurely stroll and then sit under the trees. Another day we picked up sandwiches and had our lunch in the park. It's very lush,...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

It's a very pretty little park, but not as nice as others. It's also a half hour walk outside of the city center, so not really worth it unless you're going to save time using the tram. The walk isn't that long really, but I...More

Thank Lisa B
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It is safe and very friendly, especially in the general city centre and neighbourhoods along the main roads towards it from the south. No need to worry, but as in almost every city in the world you shouldnt walk with your... More
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