Self-Guided Walking Tour of Ghent

Historical Ghent: From the Manhattan of the Middle Ages to Graffiti Alley

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Start from St Michael's Bridge, Ghent

Duration 120-125 min

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About 🔎

Welcome to the historical city of Ghent, my hometown! Let me show you the highlights, including a 12th-century castle with moat and a schizophrenic city hall, but also some hidden gems such as a graffiti alley and the birthplace of an emperor. For about two hours, you'll learn more about the long and sometimes surprising history of this city which once was the 2nd most populated in Western Europe. **What is Around?** Around is an online platform that lets you take interactive walking tours without downloading any app. Each tour is created by a local expert who prepared an itinerary and audio content. An internet connection is required to ensure a smooth experience.

Created by Natalie

Highlights ✨

St Michael's Bridge

Korenlei

Groentenmarkt (Vegetable Market)

St Veerle Square

Gravensteen (Castle of the Counts)

Lievekaai

Prinsenhof (Princes' Court)

Rabot

Charles V Bridge

Patershol

Oudburg

Vrijdagmarkt (Friday Market Square)

Graffiti Street

City Hall and Belfort

City Pavilion

Sint-Baafsplein (St Bavo Square and Cathedral)

Emile Braunplein (Emile Braun square)


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