Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Ghent, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 25 m
Descend 25 m

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: Sint-Salvatorkerk

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The Holy Christmas Church or Saint Salvator's Church is a church in the Belgian city of Ghent. The church is located in the north of the medieval city center. The church was protected as a monument in 1943. In the Ghent dialect it is called Seleskest, and that name is also used for the parish or the neighborhood around the church.

Wikipedia: Heilige Kerstkerk (NL), Heritage Website

1850 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 2: Sint-Jozefskerk

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The Saint Josephskerk is a neo-Gothic church in the Belgian city of Ghent. The church is located on the Wondelgemstraat in the Rabot district. The church was protected as a monument in 2003.

Wikipedia: Sint-Jozefskerk (Gent) (NL), Heritage Website

485 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Rabot

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The Rabot is a monument in Ghent and also the name of the neighborhood where this monument is located. There used to be a rabot on the site of the building, but the name Rabot has been transferred over the years to the towers to defend this hydraulic engineering construction.

Wikipedia: Rabot (monument) (NL), Heritage Website

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Heilige Apostel Andreaskerk

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The Holy Apostle Andreaskerk is a church building in the Belgian city of Ghent. The church is intended for worship services of Orthodox and dedicated to Apostle Andreas.

Wikipedia: Heilige Apostel Andreaskerk (NL)

835 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Sint-Jan-Baptistkerk

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St. John the Baptist Church is a neo-Gothic parish church in Ghent, Belgium. The church is located on the Emilius Seghersplein in the Brugse Poort district.

Wikipedia: Sint-Jan Baptistkerk (Gent) (NL), Heritage Website


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