Old Fish Market
In the neighbourhood
The Great Butchers' Hall dates back to the 15th century, when meat halls were indoor market places with centralised sales to monitor the freshness and quality of the meat.
At the municipal theatre you can enjoy plays – both classic and contemporary – performed by passionate actors in a building that breathes tradition.
In 1488, Maximilian of Austria took advantage of a weak point in Ghent’s defences to seize the city.