Explore Historic Places In Gent

Explore Historic Places In Gent

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Explore the beauty and intrigue of historic Gent on your own time with our curated guide to the best famous sights and landmarks.

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    Je hoeft Gent niet te verlaten om je in Zuid-Frankrijk te wanen. In de maanden mei en juni (en voor sommigen helaas ook in september) moet je het fraaie grasveld delen met blokkende studenten. Ssst. -- Visit Gent via Foursquare
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    The history of the Church dates back to the time of St. Peter's Abbey, founded in 630 by Amandus and refounded in 811 by Charlemagne. The Romanesque abbey church disappeared by the iconoclasm in 1580. -- Visit Gent via Foursquare
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    Great statue of one of the prominent historic figures of this city. Enjoy the beautiful plaza 'Vrijdagsmarkt' and discover the nice bars and restaurants on it. -- Amaury Van Kenhove via Foursquare
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    A unique elements is that the tower is´n above the entrance, but above the crossing of the nave and transepts. It´s a sort of natural lantern as the light shines into the transept from the tower. -- Visit Gent via Foursquare
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    Visit a whole room dedicated to the theft of the Ghent Altarpiece's panel of the Just Judges in 1934. If you really want to follow the trail of the thief, use the 'Just Judges'-list by Visit Gent -- Visit Gent via Foursquare
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    In the first half of the 19thC, rich industrialists initiated the building of a new and luxurious opera house. It was meant to be the showcase for their newly acquired wealth and no expense was spared -- Visit Gent via Foursquare
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    Yukarıda, gökyüzü açıksa özellikle gün batımına doğru güzel kareler yakalayabilirsiniz ama yine de hiçbiri şehrin içinde, köprülerinde çektikleriniz kadar iyi olmayacak... -- Cenker Köse via Foursquare
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    The city hall is one of Ghent's new architectural highlights. There is space for concerts, dance shows and markets. In the city park, you can relax, read or enjoy a pleasant stroll. -- Visit Gent via Foursquare
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