Located at the confluence of the Leie and Scheldt rivers, Ghent is a prominent tourist destination in Belgium that still retains its middle age aura. The city is like one of the best kept secrets of Belgium offering a glance into historical structures and quaint bylanes. As you make a visit to Bruges, you can always opt for some Ghent tours so that you should not miss one of the main jewels of Belgium. Some of the most important attractions are: Cathedral of St. Bavo (Sint-Baafskathedraal), Gravensteen, The Belfry, Town Hall (Stadhuis), Old Market Area, Museum voorVolkskunde, Ruins of Sint-Baafsabdij, Museum of Ghent (STAM), Museum of Fine Art, Vismarkt and Kraanlei, Graslei, and Korenlei.
One of the best things to do in Ghent is to take an evening stroll so as to see and admire the illuminated city and its historic structures. It is during this time of the day, that this city looks purely magical. You can also opt for Canal boat tours in Ghent so as to admire the city from the shimmering waters. The city’s modern local Flemish culture is another aspect that you would love to explore in Ghent. There is a strong music scene that makes this city an attraction in itself. You can always resort to quirky tours of Ghent so as to understand the city better and infact in an off the beaten track fashion. Apart from the monumental beauty of this city, you can take a detour and explore the slightly hidden green spots tucked away in quieter corners of the city. This would be one of the ways to appreciate the scenic beauty of this place. One of the quirky things to do in Ghent is to take a stroll on Werregarrenstraat, or Graffiti Street, which was set up by Ghent city council to combat the problem of graffiti in the city. Anyone can come here with a spray can and paint whatever they like upon the walls. All this free paint has resulted in an organic work of art that changes in tone and colour day to day. Pick up your best Ghent tours and explore the city in the best possible manner. Get back to search other cities to book tours online.