Ghent’s soaring, Unesco-listed, 14th-century belfry is topped by a large dragon. That’s a weathervane not a fire breather and it’s...
Graffiti is positively encouraged as an art form in this tiny central alley, known locally as Graffitistraatje.
St-Baafs cathedral's towering interior has some fine stained glass and an unusual combination of brick vaulting with stone tracery. A...
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Home to Ghent’s premier theatre company. It also offers interesting ‘open rehearsals’ and workshops, but naturally almost everything’s...
Bottermarkt 1 · interesting places nearby
Ghent’s flamboyant city hall was started in 1519 but not finished till 1600, by which time it had transformed into a Renaissance-style palazzo. It's a prime spot for weddings, but tourist access is limited to one-hour guided visits starting from the tourist office. Don’t confuse the Stadhuis with the controversial Stadshal, a brand new barnlike construction on nearby Bottermarkt.