25 Sights in Ghent, Belgium (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Ghent, Belgium. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 25 sights are available in Ghent, Belgium.

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1. Sint-Coletakerk

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St. Gotha's Church is a church in a Belgian city. The church is located in the south of the city center, between the mountain gate and the railway. It is a neo-Gothic church with three mountain-haired water shows and five bistro, thanks to Assche's August or one of his followers. The Crossing Tower was built in 1911, according to the design of Grande Mayer. The church is located between other buildings, only on the front side of the street. In its 124-year history, the church had only two organists, each of whom played all his life. The last of these two is the edgard gun, which has been a singer organ artist for more than 70 years.

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2. Arnold Vander Haeghen

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Arnold Vander Haeghen Mertens, Joeri / CC BY 4.0

The Arnold van der haeghen Museum at the luxury hotel Clemen is a museum, located on the city's Field Street, that is a city agent. Highlights of the collection include the rebuilding of the workspace and the library of Belgian Noble Award winner maurice maeterlink, the cabinets of the glamour shower and dump truck, and the Chinese salon. The museum is located on the site of Clemen, a former hotel, a noble residence built in 1746 according to the design of david't kindt.

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3. Plantentuin UGent

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Plant garden University is the Botanic Garden or Hortus Botanicus of Ghent University and is located next to the Ledeganck complex, on the edge of the Citadelpark in Ghent. The Botanic Garden is a member of the Botanical Gardens and Arboreta Association and affiliated with Botanic Gardens Conservation International, a non-profit organization that unites Botanical Gardens in a worldwide collaborative network to maintain the biodiversity of plants.

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4. Belfort

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The 91-metre-tall Belfry of Ghent is one of three medieval towers that overlook the old city centre of Ghent, Belgium, the other two belonging to Saint Bavo Cathedral and Saint Nicholas' Church. Its height makes it the tallest belfry in Belgium. The belfry of Ghent, together with its attached buildings, belongs to the set of Belfries of Belgium and France, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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5. Sint-Baafsabdij

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Sint-Baafsabdij Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

Saint Bavo's Abbey is a former abbey in the currently Belgian city of Ghent. It was founded in the 7th century by Saint Amand, who also founded Saint Peter's Abbey, Ghent, near the confluence of the Leie and Scheldt rivers. Originally, the abbey was also called Ganda, a name of Celtic origin, meaning "river mouth", referring to the Leie river debouching into the Scheldt river.

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6. Design Museum Gent

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Design Museum Agency is a museum with a large number of Belgian and international designs. The collection includes new art designs from live to contemporary avant-garde designs. Located in the tourist center of the city, the museum building consists of 18th century mansions and modern wings. It is one of the 20 most visited museums in the country.

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7. Zwembad Van Eyck

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Eyck Pool is the oldest swimming pool in Belgium and is located in the center of Portus Ganda. It is famous for its art decoration and is often called "the most beautiful swimming pool in Belgium". Built in 1886, it includes a 25-meter bathtub, bathtub, dressing room, cafeteria and nearby dock management. It was completely renovated in 2001.

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8. Gravensteen

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Gravensteen Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY 3.0

The Gravensteen is a medieval castle at Ghent, East Flanders in Belgium. The current castle dates from 1180 and was the residence of the Counts of Flanders until 1353. It was subsequently re-purposed as a court, prison, mint, and even as a cotton factory. It was restored over 1893–1903 and is now a museum and a major landmark in the city.

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9. Maaltebruggekasteel

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Maaltebruggekasteel Donar Reiskoffer / CC BY 3.0

Diet Bridge Castle, located in Diet Bridge Park on the edge of the city, probably dates back to 1754 and was called Ch â teau Diet Bridge in the early 19th century. This is the residence of the family in summer. The castle itself is built in a classical style, but the adjacent Diet Bridge castle cells are neo-Gothic.

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10. Sint-Lievenskerk

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Hymn Church is a church building located in limbs, which is a small town in Belgian city. Planned to be built in 1865, the parish church replaces the Church of Notre Dame, which disappeared in 1791, and is located on its gem road opposite the jazef wadenestraat. The church is dedicated to the sacred Levinas.

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11. Koninklijke Academie voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde

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The Royal Flemish Academy for Dutch Language and Literature is an institution focused on the study and promotion of the Dutch language in Flanders. It is the Dutch-speaking counterpart of the Académie royale de langue et de littérature françaises de Belgique and one of Belgium's numerous academies.

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12. Begijnhofkerk Sint-Elisabeth

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The Begijnhofkerk Sint-Elisabeth is a church building in the Ghent district Sint-Amandsberg. It was the Begijnhofkerk of the Groot Begijnhof Sint-Amandsberg that originated in the last quarter of the 19th century. The church is dedicated to Saint Elisabeth, Saint Michael and Saint Angels.

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13. Peperbus

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The Chili bus is a remnant of a former city cop. The small, monumental observatory is a type of tower or vault located in the Gulf of Islam, on the shore of Muinkschelde. The Chili Bus, whose nickname is attributed to its typical shape, has been a protected monument since 1987.

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14. Het Pand

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Het Pand Donar Reiskoffer / CC BY 3.0

The building is a former Dominican monastery in the Flemish city of Ghent. Since 1963 the building has been in the possession of Ghent University, which has laid out a cultural center and some scientific museums in the building. The entire building is recognized as a monument.

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15. Sint-Baafskathedraal

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Saint Bavo's Cathedral, also known as Sint-Baafs Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Catholic Church in Ghent, Belgium. The 89-meter-tall Gothic building is the seat of the Diocese of Ghent and is named for Saint Bavo of Ghent. It contains the well-known Ghent Altarpiece.

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16. Aula UGent

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The Aula Academica of Ghent University is a university auditorium from 1826 on Voldersstraat in the Belgian city of Ghent. The building has played an important role in both the history of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, Belgium and the Flemish Movement.

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17. Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Sint-Pieterskerk

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Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Sint-Pieterskerk OnbekendUnknown author / Public domain

The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk was a church near the Sint-Pieters abbey in the Belgian city of Ghent. She was demolished in 1799 during the French occupation and not rebuilt, just like the cathedrals of Bruges and Liège and the Sint-Michielsabdij in Antwerp.

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18. Rabot

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Rabot Torsade de Pointes / Public domain

Rabot is a famous proxy monument and the name of the area where the monument is located. At the location of the building, there was once a robot in the canal. Over the years, the name has been transferred to the tower where the robot must be defended.

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19. Bisschoppelijk Paleis

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Bisschoppelijk Paleis Joost Vandeputte / Public domain

The episcopal palace of Ghent is the administrative seat of the diocese of Ghent and the place of residence of the bishop. The current building is located on the Diocese square in the East Flanders Capital Ghent. It is protected as a monument.

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20. Blaarmeersen

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Bubble Lake is a 100-hectare leisure area in Belgian cities. It follows roundabout, slate and water sports trails. It is a green area surrounded by a central lake with beaches and sports infrastructure, with groves, meadows and hiking trails.

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21. Kerk Paters Karmelieten

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The Karmelites of the father of the Abbey Church, also known as the Karmelites of the Undamaged Karmelites, are church buildings in Belgian cities. The church was built by the undamaged Camiliere, which has settled in the city since 1651.

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22. Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Hoyekerk

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Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Hoyekerk Davidh820 / CC BY-SA 4.0

Our Wife in Hoyekerk, also known as Our Wife Showcase Church, is a church building in the Belgian city. She's part of the little hedgehog. The name of the Rhine River and Church is the pasture called "Green Hoye" in the early Middle Ages.

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23. Sint-Pieters-buitenkerk

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The Sint-Pietersbuitenkerk is a church in the Sint-Pietersaalststraat in the Belgian city of Ghent. The parish church is located in the Sint-Pieters-Aalst district, south and outside the historic city center, in the Miljoenenkwartier.

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24. Sint-Martinuskerk

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The Sint-Martinuskerk is a church in the Belgian city of Ghent. The church is located in the Ekkergem district and is one of the oldest parish churches in Ghent. She is first mentioned in a charter of Lotharius from 971.

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25. Sint-Salvatorkerk

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The Church of the Nativity or the Church of Santa Rita is the church of the Belgian city. The church is located in the north of the medieval city center. The church was preserved as a monument in 1943.

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