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Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 280 01 00
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 September 2009

The Graslei IS a place for some great photos. It is also a great place to eat. The banks are crammed with restaurants and most of them offer outdoor riverside dining. Few of them are pretentious, but I spend 3 days in Ghent, ate in...More

11  Thank Papa_Sid
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 November 2016

There are lots of old buildings here and has very nice view from the bridge. It's a very nice place to walk around and take pictures.

5  Thank j l
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All reviews both sides beautiful area guild houses boat trip canal side watch the world sunny day cafes and restaurants gentse feesten nice walk young people michael's bridge medieval city walk around middle ages waffles stroll
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of you want a photo spot which everyone can recognise if they've visited or know the city that's it!

Thank Andrés S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The magnific bulidings mirrors in water and offer to travelers a beautiful view. Stone and bricks facades that are lovely and well iluminated during the nights.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful part of Ghent...great place to stroll, shop, take in some incredible scenery and architecture, and of course stop and have a drink or a meal. Don’t miss this gem.

Thank PhiladelphiaPhillip
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This beautiful collection of historic buildings surrounding a nice, wide portion of the canal is a must see when in Ghent.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Ghent is a town full of architecture. At every corner you see something beautiful or impressive. These riverside buildings are a great place to spend some time, look at people and just relax.

Thank Vlad V
Reviewed 19 September 2018

You must sit and have a drink or coffe in one of the restaurants or cafes in the area and absorbe the beauty of the place. Cross the bridge and take a look at both banks. Fairy tale perfection!

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We stayed at the Marriott and loved being able to just step out our door and see the beautiful and historical center of Ghent - right on the river. Be sure to walk here early in the morning and again in the evening - gorgeous...More

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Graslei and Korenlei are the streets on either side of the canal, and both streets are packed with al-fresco dining eateries and picturesque bridges that are even more perfect at night. I visited in September and the weather was perfect and the nights were clear,...More

1  Thank Rich G
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to grab a seat at one of the many cafes and get a Belgium beer and enjoy watching all the people and the seeing the historical building in the background.

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Buildings, history , boats and restaurants- this is what Ghent is all about, it’s a wonderful location for pictures and people watching

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Ashley V
8 October 2018|
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Response from Rich G | Reviewed this property |
I was there in September not sure about Winter. Worth checking, But if you can visit Brugges, I think that canal tour would be much more picturesque! The part of Ghent on the canal that's the most beautiful is the short... More
Ashley V
8 October 2018|
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it is open all year round. See debootjesvangent.be
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Response from winy b | Reviewed this property |
There is a small city bus turning round the city center and is free, is very interesting and the drivers are very good
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