To admire Ghent’s towers and gables at their most photogenic, stand just west of the little Grasbrug bridge at dusk. It’s a truly...
The counts of Flanders’ quintessential 12th-century stone castle comes complete with moat, turrets and arrow slits. It’s all the more...
De Gentenaer Rederij
De Gentenaer Rederij runs canal cruises, which are a great way to see some of the aspects of Ghent that you would otherwise miss.
In winter, tongues of flame lick the entrance portal of this heavy-beamed stone café. The oldest building on Graslei (late 12th...
Rustic bakery and tearoom serving lunches, breakfasts, soups and savoury snacks. It also has simple, colourful B&B rooms with shared...
J Breydelstraat 5 · interesting places nearby
Design Museum information
A vast toilet-roll ‘sculpture’ humorously marks the back side of this museum, whose collection specialises in furnishings from baroque through art nouveau and 1970s psychedelic to 1990s furniture-as-art. It’s hosted in an architecturally schizophrenic building that catapults you from the 18th century into the 21st, then drags you back again.