In the neighbourhood
It is difficult to believe, but less than fifty metres from the bustling Sint-Baafsplein you will find an oasis of calm: the Achtersikkel.
With its thick walls, battlements, corner turrets and embrasures, the five-sided barracks still look above all like a fortified stronghold.
Eight Corinthian pillars crowned with a triangular pediment. The auditorium hosts proclamations...