Belgian Hidden Architectural Gem

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  • 2 hr

Ghent is the hidden gem of Belgium, it is a true city with vivid life today. It’s history is rich and that is -obviously- reflected in the Architecture. From a stone castle in the 900s we start a tour til we finish right of Belgium Silicon Valley (the alternative name of Ghent). This tour is dedicated to enrich your knowledge of European architecture and history through the rise and fall of the Holy Roman Empire on the hands of Ghent’s most famous person: Emperor Charles V. He was born in the Counts of Flandre castle to rule Europe at that time.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Bruges City Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vrijdagmarkt

The large famous Markt of Gent and the home to history and stunning architecture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Langemunt (Shopping Street)

We will cross this street on our way to the castle.

Stop At: Gravensteen

The Counts of Flanders castle is one of the city oldest buildings and a witness of the power of the Flemish counts since the medieval time. We will figure out togther why there is a pillar in front of it and what building has the most beautiful baroque faced in the city.

Duration: 20 minutes
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