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How to spend a beautiful afternoon in Ghent

We arrived in Ghent Belgium from the Netherlands with a rental car. After a week of visiting cities like Leeuwarden, Delft, Gouda, and Makkum, I was no longer surprised by the architecture of the town’s medieval center we saw on our afternoon in Ghent. I was already used to the narrow houses lined up along the elegant canal, all similar in shape and style, but each different from the neighbors’. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that at no extra cost to you, The Travel Bunny will earn a small commission if you click through …

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Visit Ghent, Belgium: Quick travel guide

Ghent, also known as Gent, is a popular destination in Belgium. The word Gent is actually the Dutch spelling for the town of Ghent, Belgium, and the two words are sometimes used interchangeably. When you visit Ghent, you will discover it is packed with interesting things to see and do. Travelers will immerse themselves in Belgium’s culture and history by visiting a multitude of abbeys, beguinages, churches, castles, historic monuments and museums spread across the city of Ghent. Once, Ghent, Belgium was second only to Paris, France, in terms of success and scale. In the 1830s, Ghent showed clear signs …

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