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Go there for the sunday flower market!

Every sunday there's a nice flower market all over the square, sometimes with live music in the... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Stefaan G
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It's turnoing into a stunning flowermarket every weekend. It's very often that you can hear live... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Rudziej
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Every sunday there's a nice flower market all over the square, sometimes with live music in the kiosk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stefaan G
Reviewed June 25, 2018

It's turnoing into a stunning flowermarket every weekend. It's very often that you can hear live music there. During festivals - it holds some extra venues. Underneath there's a big parkingspace. The place is surrounded with banks, bookstores and other shops.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rudziej
Reviewed May 17, 2018

This is obviously a major square in the city, but we thought it was rather boring.This is partly because there are no cafes or places to sit. However, the Opera house is impressive

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank grafran
Reviewed October 26, 2017

A very nice place to go on a sunday morning when there is not much to do in Ghent. Big flowermarket and some local musicians are performing on the 'kiosk' on the square. You can have oysters and champagne on one of the foodstalls.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Located a block away from my hostel, there was not much to do and see here 6 days a week. Heard that becomes alive on Sundays for the flower markets. There is a "gazebo-like" structure in the area. Also noted is the Flemish Opera located....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

There were probably more plants than flowers at the Sunday Flower today but still lovely to wander around this lovely public space along with all the other happy people. There's a lovely band rotunda and today a brass band was much in evidence offering a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

On this former market place, you can still see an old music podium, but closeby there are 'real' concert halls such as the Handelsbeurs and the Flemish Opera. And on Sunday, there is still some 'market' activity.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

totaly different then the koren markt but also a must been en see location in Ghent to visit here you can park you car under the kouter and take a walking tour through the veldstraat the shopping street.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JPvanDierendonck
Reviewed January 2, 2017

The square is elegant and you clearly notice that this must be the most upscale part of the city. Not much to see or do but as the city center is not that big, it is surely worth passing by it.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Gajadama
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This place is specially nice to visit on sunday morning because then you have a flower market and on the kiosk mostly an orchestre is playing music. On this place there are no much shops but mostly old great buldings (like banks). For shopping you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank daniel-belgium
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