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A trove of art treasures: 22 altars, a Rococo pulpit in marble and oak and of course the exquisite highlight: "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" by the Van Eyck brothers.
This impressive cast-iron cannon weighs 12,500 kg and is known in popular parlance as the "dulle griet" (evil woman).
In 1488, Maximilian of Austria took advantage of a weak point in Ghent’s defences to seize the city.