A vast toilet-roll ‘sculpture’ humorously marks the back side of this museum, whose collection specialises in furnishings from baroque...
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...
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 gorgeous scene, though the appealing waterfront facades of Graslei aren’t as old as they look – these ‘medieval’ warehouses and townhouses were largely rebuilt to make Ghent look good for the 1913 World Fair. Canal trips depart from either end of the Grasbrug and nearby Vleeshuisbrug bridges.