Graslei and Korenlei
In the neighbourhood
The first half of the 19th century, rich Ghent industrialists initiated the building of a new and luxurious opera house.
In the 14th century, Lodewijk van Male swapped the Castle of the Counts, which had grown uncomfortable, for a town house in this neighbourhood. It was here that Charles V was born in 1500.
Paradise for browsers with original old advertising and film posters from the early 1900s to 1970, old enamel signs, old tins, toys and bears, kitschy post cards...