Ghent is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province, and the third largest in the country, exceeded in size only by Brussels and Antwerp.

Ghent is also a port and university city, home to a quarter of a million people and enjoys a flourishing flower export trade.

Its city centre is a pedestrian area that is like a museum to early Flemish architecture and a testament to the city’s medieval might. Its impressive Gothic sites include St. Bavo’s Cathedral and the Castle of the Counts, while the works of Flemish master artists are housed in the distinguished Museum voor Schone Kunst.

There’s also amazing street art, tempting walks and imaginative food choices for visitors and locals alike, to enjoy.

So, if you’re travelling to Ghent, you might say you’re spoiled for choice in what to see and do.

Not to worry… in this video, recorded pre-Covid, you’ll find five suggestions to ensure you fit in the highlights.

View the original video here.

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