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Nice bridge very nice view

A nice bridge near the nice St Michel cathedral. From the bridge you can see the three towers of... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
C3417WUdanield
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Spanning the River Leie (Lys) in the heart of town

St. Michael's Bridge is at the heart of Ghent in the historic city centre, lots of picture taking... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

A nice bridge near the nice St Michel cathedral. From the bridge you can see the three towers of the city and beautiful view of the river with unimaginable buildings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank C3417WUdanield
Reviewed October 15, 2018

St. Michael's Bridge is at the heart of Ghent in the historic city centre, lots of picture taking opportunities. Picnic on a bench within view and just people watch. Walk along the River Leie and take in the many shops, restaurants and buildings. A lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We crossed this bridge multiples times during our stay in Ghent and found a different type of people there on different days and times of the day. One can photo up and down the street, and up and down the canal.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mcr1018
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This is a beautiful bridge in the preserved city center of Ghent. While we were there, a few brides and grooms were photographing their wedding pics on the bridge.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Because the traffic on this bridge is reduce you can take lots of beautiful pictures and also look at the beautiful gingerbread like houses. It is a place that can't be and shouldn't be missed if visiting Ghent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 418vladv
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Located right in the town centre this is the epicentre of the tourist area. You can walk anywhere from here and it's a very nice bridge with good views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicked2016
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Perfect views - great place for photography of the towers in one direction and up the river in two other directions. So much history and architecture! Come early and late for great light.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nowpacking
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is the most famous bridge in Ghent probably because how old and majestic yet small it is. It deserves respect as it connects Graslei and Korenlei streets, both of which represent the most picturesque street scenes in Ghent. The best part of this bridge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rich G
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

20th century structure that allows views / pictures of 3 towers in a line and over the Graseli & Korenlei area

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

One of the best places I have been ever. At this bridge, you should be able to see most of all old buildings and one of the oldest churches. Under the bridge, you will find many of the local restaurants and coffee spots. also many...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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nikita g
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Sam F | Reviewed this property |
Hi nikita g, You can indeed take any train anytime you want. But just at the weekends. If you buy a normal ticket during weekdays, you can be onboard only after 9:00 AM.
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C Kevin C
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Fitz b | Reviewed this property |
I just came back from Amsterdam yesterday! The quickest way is to take the Express train to Brussels and change to Ghent,I suppose. Better have a look on the railways's site good luck,
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