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Address: Kraanlei, Ghent, Belgium

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Our Hotel - Harmony was along the Krannlei so a bit biased. Lovely area of Ghent worth a stroll. It meanders along the canal and into a busy street of restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
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Grimsby, United Kingdom

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Our Hotel - Harmony was along the Krannlei so a bit biased. Lovely area of Ghent worth a stroll. It meanders along the canal and into a busy street of restaurants.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Colorful buildings with great architecture a must see while you are there also you find some good restaurants around

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Kraanlei is the canal side street in Patershol district in city centre of Ghent. This is where you find Het Huis van Alijn and more lovely canal side sightseeing. You will also find narrow passageways, cobble stone lanes lined with traditional step-gabbled buildings right along the canal and towards Gravensteen Castle, just a couple minutes walk away. Kraanlei is picturesque... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The other side of the river is more interesting than theKraanlei, it is called the Graslei. More interesting and historical buildings there, including the tolhuis a small building which is now a cafe for drinks the, outsides of the buildings are very interesting. take your time when walking along the riverside and admire the outsides of the buildings.

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Frampton on Severn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stayed at the Puerto Patershol on Kraanlei and couldn't be closer to all the action and restaurants- lovely area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

If you find yourself in Kraanlei on the way to the Patershall district, look out for the vintage sweet shop at number 79. It is called Confiserie Temmerman and is an original sweet seller with all the glass jars. The seller gave me permission to take photos. I bought a small bag of liquorice confits for 2 euros (they sell... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Really nice place. Nice builings along the river. Good photos along this walk. Highly recommended. Don´t lost visit their streets.

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Eeklo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

pedestrian area, alongside the "Leie", many terraces, crowded, nice atmosphere. It's the ideal spot to have a drink and observe the crowd.

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Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

You have to visit this place in the first weeks of october ! During the week ! Reason : students are present enjoying the sun, chatting,... This make the difference between Bugge and Ghent. Ghent lives with tourists and local people Brugge is an open air museum

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Well worth a visit here if you like architecture and scenery, one of the great attractions of Ghent,

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