Museum Arnold Vander Haeghen
In the neighbourhood
In 1488, Maximilian of Austria took advantage of a weak point in Ghent’s defences to seize the city.
This imposing church was built on the foundations of the previous Romanesque abbey church.
Originally a 14th-century castle, the restored Hof van Rijhove illustrates the development of seven centuries of domestic culture in an authentic Ghent mansion.