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Reviewed today via mobile

I just love the city centre! Whether you visit for a good meal or shopping - everything is within walking distance. Add all the marvellous old buildings and you have an irresistible mix. During the festive season the centre becomes a beehive of activities for young and old. Dare you stay away??

Thank Tina B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wanted to take the Eurostar for the first time and were recommended Ghent. Never heard of it but thought why not.

Well I was more than pleasantly surprised! It is just the most idyllic historical town with a lot to see and do in such a small area.

Of course you have to try the Belgium waffles - the restaurant Fetch treated me to a banana, strawberry and chocolate waffle which was absolutely moreish!

You also can’t visit Belgium without sampling Belgium beers, and Die Waterhuis op de Bierkant has a selection of over 200 beers!

A gorgeous little town and a long weekend well spent in my mind!

Thank J1560XDcarlac
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not so touristic as Bruges, but a very interesting city center. It was a very important city in middle age. Don't miss the Mystic Lamb, at Cathedral.

Thank pasv67
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fantastic city for walking. You can easily get to all the main sites and museums walking or with the excellent transport system. I would recommend the city card - 30 Euros - which as well as all the museums, also covers transport and even includes a boat trip and an hour's free bike hire. There's a lot to see. The free walking tour (meeting outside the youth hostel - was really brilliant - fascinating history told with great humour.
a great intro to the city and much better than the boat tour...

Thank WendyBB2014
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is just so much to see and do not least traveling on the trams. So much of the city has been preserved but not mothballed. The modern architecture is not an eyesore but blends in perfectly with the surroundings.

Thank Siobhan L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we just took our american family to discover Gent (that we know very well) and they loved all of it .. better they were really astonished that such a beautiful hidden gem existed so near to Brugge and with much more personality. So do as them and come to discover the old town, the very good restaurants, the waterways that are everywhere, the churches.
Enjoy all of it

Thank _brigittemvdb
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is not that Ghent isn't worth seeing, but it cost us a day we could have used better in Brugges! We wandered Ghent's farmers market and explored it's Cathedral. Both were too modern and commercial to warrant the expense of a day.

1  Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After Amsterdam we spent several days in Ghent using it as a base to travel to Brugge and Brussels. It was perfect. The old town is charming, the restaurants are excellent, the canal cruises are fun, there are multiple churches and museums to explore, the old city is lit at night, and it was much calmer than Brugge. It was also not as expensive as the better known cities nearby. Wonderful, just wonderful!

Thank mmfun
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the city center is clean with beautiful buildings of different architecture styles - lively city - welcoming people - very nice stay ...

Thank Gilou165
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It worth to visit when you in Belgium. This charming town you can explore by foot or by boat.
You don't need to stay overnight there, you can stay at Antwerp. The medieval architectures of Church, houses, restaurants can refresh your eyes. Don't miss hanging out in the riverside at evening, its beautiful.

Thank fitri s
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