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Kouter

Ghent, Belgium
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Nice place with flower market, local music and champagne

A very nice place to go on a sunday morning when there is not much to do in Ghent. Big flowermarket... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
RikvbGent
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Gent
Nothing much to do here except on Sundays!

Located a block away from my hostel, there was not much to do and see here 6 days a week. Heard... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
LolaGo1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Average21%
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“flower market” (21 reviews)
“brass band” (2 reviews)
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A very nice place to go on a sunday morning when there is not much to do in Ghent. Big flowermarket and some local musicians are performing on the 'kiosk' on the square. You can have oysters and champagne on one of the foodstalls.

Thank RikvbGent
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Located a block away from my hostel, there was not much to do and see here 6 days a week. Heard that becomes alive on Sundays for the flower markets. There is a "gazebo-like" structure in the area. Also noted is the Flemish Opera located....More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

There were probably more plants than flowers at the Sunday Flower today but still lovely to wander around this lovely public space along with all the other happy people. There's a lovely band rotunda and today a brass band was much in evidence offering a...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 16 June 2017

On this former market place, you can still see an old music podium, but closeby there are 'real' concert halls such as the Handelsbeurs and the Flemish Opera. And on Sunday, there is still some 'market' activity.

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 2 April 2017

totaly different then the koren markt but also a must been en see location in Ghent to visit here you can park you car under the kouter and take a walking tour through the veldstraat the shopping street.

Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The square is elegant and you clearly notice that this must be the most upscale part of the city. Not much to see or do but as the city center is not that big, it is surely worth passing by it.

Thank Gajadama
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place is specially nice to visit on sunday morning because then you have a flower market and on the kiosk mostly an orchestre is playing music. On this place there are no much shops but mostly old great buldings (like banks). For shopping you...More

Thank daniel-belgium
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is such a lovely area of a beautiful city. The Sunday morning flower market was beautiful with an amazing quality of plants. There is even something for visitors with bulbs on sale that can be transported. The bandstand is pressed into Sunday use and...More

Thank happytravellady
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This place remains nice. In the past all banks were centralised with their local HQ. Now the buildings are transferred into lofts. But you still can enjoy the flowermarket on sunday morning and having your glas of champagne on the small champagne bar.

Thank patrick c
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a delightful two hours at the Flower Market. Spectacular offerings, great people watching ...many with well behaved dogs and an orchestra that has played since the 1800's. I suspect the musicians have changed over the years. Anyway, we have been to many Flower...More

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