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The House of Alijn

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The House of Alijn

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See Ghent from a new perspective on a 40-minute boat tour down the Leie, offered in 5 languages to suit your preference. In addition to navigating, your guide provides historical anecdotes about a range of medieval landmarks passed along the way, from St. Bavo’s Cathedral to 13th-century monasteries. Don’t forget your camera: Panoramic views of the riverbanks are frame-worthy.
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Jan V wrote a review Feb 2020
Tielt Winge, Belgium97 contributions3 helpful votes
Great museum with thematic expositions. We really enjoyed it as we had a connection with both: one on military service, featuring a documentary about the location I had done mine. The other exposition brought back memories of our childhoods. 😀
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Date of experience: February 2020
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ejfraser wrote a review Nov 2019
Solihull, United Kingdom811 contributions188 helpful votes
It's situation is probably more attractive than it's contents.It's housed in an old Alm's House on the banks of the river. We only noticed it as we were walking along Kranlei on our way to Gravensteen. It's situated in a pleasant little courtyard through a small opening. As it was included in our Hi belgium pass we thought we'd visit. It's worth a look.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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bdon257 wrote a review Oct 2019
Morpeth, United Kingdom4,829 contributions430 helpful votes
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This lovely museum has been created within former Almshouses and is alongside the river in the historic Patershoi district. It is built around an attractive courtyard and is interesting display of historical artefacts.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Barry F wrote a review Jul 2019
Wolfville, Canada8 contributions
It was so good to see Ghent's recent history. It suited us Perfectly as we went around the town trying to find out about the people we passed.. Here was their recent past explained very warmly by the staff
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Fivechildrenandit wrote a review May 2019
Cambridge, United Kingdom11 contributions21 helpful votes
Great concept, but not sure about the execution. Children didn't really engage much and a very small museum. Fine if you have the city pass as we did.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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