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Not 1, not 2, but 3 FREE tours in Ghent 1.The Highlights of Ghent 2.Gorgeous Ghent by Night - a Ghent exclusive 3.Street Art Tour - a second Ghent exclusive. What do you think about a third exclusivity? I'm the only licensed Ghent city guide doing...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Sint-Widostraat 11 | Hostel De Draecke, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We joined a Ben’s street art and graffiti tour through Ghent and got to see a lot of hidden spaces, saw beautiful pieces of street art and heard the stories about it. Some weeks ago I did the Ghent highlights tour with Ben which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lara B
VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for submitting this fantastic review, Lara. I'm glad you enjoyed both of my tip based free tours so much. (There's also my third free tour by the way: Gorgeous Ghent by night.) Ghent's street art is a bit underrated, although world famous street...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben is the reflection of gent and it was a pleasure to go on a walking tour with him and we also had a beer together after the walk . He is very knowledgeable person who tells every part of history in a very nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You make me blush with your fantastic review, Neo. I'm so glad you enjoyed my compelling Ghent stories and the sheer beauty of my hometown. As I told you in my tour, every symbol of Ghent is also a beer. The Golden Dragon on top...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from India and we were so happy that we took this guided tour with Ben . He is a guy with a golden heart and he took us on a very informative gent walking tour . History told in a very nice way...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I really appreciate your kind words. Ghent is really brimmed with history and fascinating stories. As a certified guide, I always try to start from a visual element - a striking detail - for example a torch extinguisher, to immerse you in Ghent's past glory...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this night tour. Ghent is beautiful by night, the light are amazing and Ben is a real expert of Ghent's culture and history. We learned new things and discovered new places. I recommend to do the tour the first day. Thank you!More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, Elettra. Ghent's light plan with the illuminated architecture, squares, streets, monuments and river banks is indeed amazing and a must for any Ghent visit. My low threshold Gorgeous Ghent by night Tour is a combination of highlights,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ben is very knowledgeable about his city and his enthusiasm shows in his explanations. Gent is a lovely city and this is a great way to get orientated. This is called a free tour but a generous tip from each person is the way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your beautiful words, Jonno. I really appreciate that. As a professional and licensed city guide, I organise three low threshold and tip based free tours for individuals, couples and small groups, because group rates are way too expensive for the majority of...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

The tour of Ben's Ghent was one of the greatest things I did during my visit to Ghent ! Our tour guide Ben was wonderfull, as a professional guide he really mastered his subject about his city and gave us an interesting personal insight. He...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It always warms my heart when people get excited about Ghent's history, the bigger European picture, Ghent's poignant stories and the fun facts surrounding all of that. You seem to be someone who wants to dig deeper. I...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

While in Ghent we wanted to take a nigh tour and was recommended Ben. We met up with Ben at 10PM and the tour lasted 2 hours. Ben was a knowledgeable and passionate guide who knew everything about the city of Ghent. Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. It warms my heart. Warm greetings, Ben

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

While in Ghent on holiday, we were lucky to be on Ben’s tour. He is a local who is passionate about Ghent and he shares lots of fun facts and historic stories during his tour. This is an interesting stroll through the city, and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your review, Marthe: it's much appreciated. Good luck with your studies in Oxford. Warm greetings, Ben

Reviewed 29 September 2018

I asked the local tourist office if they knew of a night tour in Ghent. They recommended Ben. I met Ben at the designated hostel at 10 PM, turns out I was the only one who had arrived being that it was a Wednesday night....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your beautiful words. I'm so glad you enjoyed my free gorgeous Ghent by night tour so much. I must say: you were extremely generous afterwards. At first, I couldn't believe my eyes. It seemed that you had a passion for Belgian beer culture,...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Did join Ben for a 2 hours tour on the street art of gent (some would call some of it as graffiti). Gent is an amazing town. So nice and so many hidden places. The same for street art. If you do not know, you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed my free Graffiti & Street Art Tour so much, Flemming. Only a local can point at much of the interesting street art: that's true. Sometimes it's indeed hard to find, even with a special app or street art map. That's why I...More

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Alina I
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Response from VaB37 | Property representative |
Sorry for my late response: I'm on vacation. You could join my night tour at 10pm on August 25. This tour is free. This means: If you liked it, you can tip afterwards. If you didn't like it, you don't have to tip. Of course... More
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