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Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent, Belgium
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Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

Ghent is spectacular! I really love the place. This is one of the reasons. Here you can spend hours just people-watching or having a beer. We were there on a weekend and there was music pretty much everywhere. Here was no exception. It is a...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An important warning! We booked a week which (unknown to us) was the Gent Festival (third week in July). What we found was not the Gent we wanted to see. We were in the middle of a rock/folk festival all day and night where it...More

Thank Geoffrey L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterways, old buildings, a lightning bird tree, restaurants, cafe's, walkways, bridges, this is what you imagine when considering such an old world town to visit. Fabulous area

Thank codym481
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bars and restaurants down here are fantastic, so many to visit, eat a nutella waffle on the bridge

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These streets which border the river Leie are lined with grand houses, once the property of local merchants, which have ornate facades. Several are now restaurants. You can get boat rides from this part of the city and see it from a different perspective. A...More

1  Thank Sally F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifull location and a few restaurants and bars, local hipsters,students and potheads hanging out.

Thank SkyHiGuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When the weather is nice, this is one of the finest places in Ghent. Lots of nice buildings, young people around and excellent restaurants. Definately go there to chill some... if the weather is nice!

1  Thank Robby500
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Th old main Harbour of the town, complete with a guilds house, customs house and nowadays of course chock full of restaurants and bars. Nice place to have a wine in the sun and watch People, also a nice part of the guided boat tours...More

Thank Florian254
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a beautiful place to walk around and soak in the atmosphere......lovely buildings line the canals with restaurants,cafes and boating franchises all present......the lovely bridges are perfect places to take your photos...just stroll along till you find a cafe that takes you fancy and...More

Thank Mathew M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Best view in Belgium, in my opinion. The restaurants are excellent quality throughout. Pace of the city is perfect.

Thank donSeoul_SouthKorea
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9 June 2017|
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Response from tracyh3003 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you stand on left side of St Michael,s Bridge look towards the Belfort, its a lovely view. Also if you walk through Korenmarkt and take a left on Hooiaard onto the bridge this has a great night view. Depending on time... More
8 February 2015|
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Response from Roxanne S | Reviewed this property |
Graslei and Koreniei are the two embankments that face each other across Ghent's medieval harbor. There are guild houses on the Graslei side that hold historic significance to the city...and are quite picturesque. This... More