Enter the tower, climb the ancient staircases, encounter a dragon and be impressed by the scenery of the city.
About Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
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It was worth a visit. You can take the stairs all the way to the top or you can take an elevator. Once you are at the top, 360 degrees views of Gent are breathtaking!!
While this belfort isn't as tall as some of the other belforts in Belgium, it is worth the climb to see the great views of Ghent. There are 255 stairs in this belfort; however if you're not up to the climb there is also an...More
There are instant comparisons to the Bruges Belfort, with its wealth of information packed inside, and its stunning views from the top. Some notable differences: 1) There's a tram you can ride up to the top, if you like. 2) The inside's a little more...More
This belfry is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and is worth going to see for the views and also because of the bell named “Roland” whose mechanism you can see working, which is especially fascinating when the hour strikes and the bells chime...More
Unofrtunately, compared with an Italian city the view was not very interesting. Some slight hills in the distance, maybe but the rooftops were not exciting. In the murk, Gravensteen Castle looked dismal. Walking down the twisting spiral stairs enable you to view various museum sections...More
My wife spent the 8 euros to climb to the top. It was exhausting for her, she's 65. But the views were worth it for her.
it's worth going to the top of this tower for the views (there is a lift). on the way up there are various displays (including the drum mechanism to play a tune on the bells) and the original dragon from the roof. Entry included with...More