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Address: Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent, Belgium
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USD 7.54*
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Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
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Day Trip to Ghent from Brussels

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The main attraction of Ghent city

Graslei and Korenlei are the best places to visit in Ghent. Both local peoples and tourists are gathered here, enjoyed the sun or beautiful views of the River Leie, the Saint... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Graslei and Korenlei are the best places to visit in Ghent. Both local peoples and tourists are gathered here, enjoyed the sun or beautiful views of the River Leie, the Saint Michael's bridge church and surrounding medieval houses. this place is very popular among students to take a little break from the study and sit on the bank of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to sit and have a beer and take in the view as well as the passing tourists and other people. Place to catch a boat tour if that's your thing.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the bridge, looking at Graslei is simply beautiful. The old houses along the river Leie is one of the best views of Gent. From this point you also have a lovely view of the three large towers that define the Gent skyline.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Saint Michael's bridge you have an astonishing view over the medieval city harbour. On the right hand side you see old warehouses, some of them are now exquisite restaurants or shops with a very refined collection. On the left the houses are slightly younger and more elegant. One of them has been restored to house the Marriott hotel. Between... More 

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Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the place the students go, to enjoy the sun, as they have no garden in their student room. always nice to stroll by, on a sunny day :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the website of Ghent says that if you ask the inhabitants of Ghent what the most beautiful place in the city 9 out of 10 will say that the Graslei. I think that among the tourists the percentage will be even greater. As a rule, the beauty of Flanders have their source in trade. Graslei is no exception. Previously,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, it's impossible to ask for a touristic site to be empty - it wouldn't be a touristic spot if it was. But at some points the streets are really, really too full. On the other hand, there are plenty of beautiful buildings, spots and interesting stores around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

It is one the most beautiful views of Gent. Good restaurants, good beer and a beautiful environment, very close to the cathedrals.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A lovely view of the old buildings and the water, a really nice place to chill and have a drink. Enjoy on a sunny day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Walking on these two streets is one of the most pleasant things to do in Ghent. There are little cafes and bars all along the river, and the architecture is incredibly charming. I cannot imagine having so little time in Ghent that one couldn't enjoy this area.

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