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Address: Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent, Belgium
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beatiful Graslei

It is one the most beautiful views of Gent. Good restaurants, good beer and a beautiful environment, very close to the cathedrals.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is one the most beautiful views of Gent. Good restaurants, good beer and a beautiful environment, very close to the cathedrals.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely view of the old buildings and the water, a really nice place to chill and have a drink. Enjoy on a sunny day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking on these two streets is one of the most pleasant things to do in Ghent. There are little cafes and bars all along the river, and the architecture is incredibly charming. I cannot imagine having so little time in Ghent that one couldn't enjoy this area.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a bottle of wine and some friends, with a book or just when you want to 'people watch', it's an awesome spot to sit down and relax. Here you find all the young Ghentian locals enjoying their city!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two authentic streets along the main river. Time stood still here since the 1600's. Also plenty terraces here so nice to take a break here, have a Belgian Beer or a lunch whilst enjoying the views of the street on the other side. Also has to be visited during the night!!! Very beautifully lit up. Fairy-tale and very romantic!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly the most beautiful place in Ghent. The historical facades of every home attract tourists, especially since the River Leie passes right by these lovely homes. Boats enjoy this river. All around the Leie are numerous flowers, making it even more attractive! It's quite romantic! There are many cafes here with a view on the river. It's quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We fell in love with Ghent! We took way too many walks by the canal, and its was a great way to unwind! There are also a few bars along the way to help get warmed up in!

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest places of Ghent and although it was completly build anew for the International Fair of 1913 it still has the charm of long times ago .You can stroll along or sit down at some restaurant or coffeeshop and watch the crowd passing or sit at the edge of the "port " and dream about... More 

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Deurle, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most beautiful postcard spot of the inner Gent city. A must see during the day and at night (or evening) when the spot lights turn it into a fairytale.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Graslei is always a busy place, with a vibrant atmosphere. The buildings with nice lighting in the evening/night, the bars and restaurants, the water and boats, it all adds up to become one of the best places of Ghent. Make sure to take enough time, soak in the possitive vibes in this place.

Thank Dries V

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