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We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the belfry. We initially thought it would be a quick visit to the top for a good view and back down again. We were very wrong! With the help of a free app which gave lots of information in...More
I visited close to sunset when I was in Ghent in December 2018. The entrance is up the steps by the side of the main entrance to the church. You pay €8 and then before climbing up, you need to climb down some stairs first....More
A tower in the center of Gent. Throughout history there were changes made to it due to building materials preference, wear and tear and war.
It is all nicely explained...in Dutch only.
You can climb to the top or take the elevator. Yes! They did...More
The various floors of the tower were described as separate museums, but if they are, they are rather tiny museums. Watching the clock mechanism is interesting for about five minutes; apart from that, there are cracked bells, some statues and a film about bell foundries....More
I would highly recommend this attraction. What they don’t tell you, is that there is a lift for most of the floors, so very little climbing of stairs. Museum type information on all floors, but the main turrets will give you the best 360degree views...More
This is a very impressive gothic building whose belfry can be seen almost all over town. I believe it is also the tallest belfry in Gent. The inside is honestly a lot less impressive.The ground floor was basically cordoned off so it was little more...More
There is a lift from first floor forthose that cant do the climb. Interesting and god views . My only dissapointment was you cant get right to the top!!Interesting video as to how they make the bells. We went about 4.30pm and were surprised how...More
Hi, unfortunately the self tour did not allow anyone to see the bells at the top of the Belfry during the bell ringing...you can only see the huge drum that activates the bells to a certain arrangement/tune.