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Graslei and Korenlei

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Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Ask ten inhabitants of Ghent what the most beautiful place in their city is and nine will answer the Graslei. Today this medieval port with its unique row of historical buildings, which are reflected in the long river, is the meeting place par excellence. Young and old, inhabitant and visitor, everyone meets on one of the many café patios or simply by the water. This is the thriving heart of the inner city.
The house of the Grain Weighers, the Guildhall of the Free Boatmen, the Spijker… every house on the Graslei has its own history. Together they form the story of the incredible blossoming of Ghent’s economy during the Middle Ages. On the other side of the water is the Korenlei. All that remains of some of the original buildings is the outer walls! Behind them is a brand new hotel.

Contact

Graslei

Graslei
9000 Gent
Op het stadsplan: C3

Publicatie

Visitor’s guide Ghent

Visitor’s guide Ghent

1,000 years against the current

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  • Water

Public transport

Gravensteen

Afstand: 230m

Korenmarkt

Afstand: 230m

Evenementen

Concerts, Events, Festivals, With the kids

KidsOdeGand
KidsOdeGand is an OdeGand edition for children aged 4 and up.
Graslei

In the neighbourhood

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