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Explore Ghent in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.Individual Sights in Ghent
Sight 1: Stadsmuseum Gent
The Ghent City Museum is a museum in the Belgian city of Ghent. The museum exposes the city history and opened its doors on 9 October 2010. With respect to the collection that is shown, the history of this museum goes back to 1833, the year in which the Oudheidkundig Museum van de Bijloke in Ghent was founded. In 1928 the museum was situated in the Bijloke abbey - this led to the name Bijlokemuseum.
Sight 2: Rommelaere Instituut
The Rommelaere Institute is a neo-Gothic building of Ghent University and housed the Institute for Hygiene, Bacteriology and Forensic Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine. The Medical Biotechnology Center of the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology VIB had also taken up residence on the site, until it moved to Zwijnaarde.
Sight 3: Sint-Barbaracollege
Sight 4: De Vooruit
Sight 5: Capitole
Capitole may refer to:Capitole (theatre), in Ghent Capitole (waste) Le Capitole, train in France
Sight 6: Sint-Annakerk
Sight 7: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Hoyekerk
The Our Lady of Hoyekerk, also called Our Lady Presentation Church, is a church building in the Belgian city of Ghent. She is part of the Klein Begijnhof Ghent. The Beguinage and the Church have their name of a meadow which was called 'Green Hoye' in the early Middle Ages.
Sight 8: Begijnhof Ter Hoye
Sight 9: Rijschool voor de ruiterij van de Krijgsbezetting
Sight 10: Koning Albertpark
The Koning Albertpark, also known as Zuidpark, is a city park in the Belgian city of Ghent. The park is located in the southeast of the city center, between Woodrow Wilson Square and the B401 motorway exits that terminate at Zuidpark in the city. It is a neo-baroque park, where the other parks in the city are mostly laid out in English landscape style.
Sight 11: Peperbus
The Pepperbus is a remnant of the former city of Ghent in the Flemish city of Ghent. The small, monumental waiting tower is of the type of renowned tower or arcle and located on the Isabellaai, on the shore of the Muinkschelde. The pepper bus owes its nickname to its typical shape and has been a protected monument since 1987.
Sight 12: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Sint-Pieterskerk
The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk was a church near Sint-Pietersabdij 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.
Sight 13: Universiteitsbibliotheek;Universiteitsbibliotheek en Hoger Instituut voor Kunstgeschiedenis en Oudhe
Sight 14: S.M.A.K.
The Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst is a relatively new museum located in Ghent, Belgium, and is renowned both for its permanent collection and for its provocative exhibitions.
Sight 15: Museum of Fine Arts
Sight 16: Citadelpark
The Citadelpark is a park in the Belgian city of Ghent. It is located in the city center on a hills between Scheldt and Leie.
Sight 17: Sint-Pauluskerk
Sight 18: Gent-Sint-Pieters
Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station, officially Gent-Sint-Pieters, is the main railway station in Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium, and the fourth-busiest in Belgium and busiest in Flanders, with 17.65 million passengers a year. The station is operated by the National Railway Company of Belgium (NMBS/SNCB).
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