Belgian Hidden Architectural Gem

Belgian Hidden Architectural Gem

Ghent is the hidden gem of Belgium, it is a true city with vivid life today. It’s history is rich and that is -obviously- reflected in the Architecture. From a stone castle in the 900s we start a tour til we finish right of Belgium Silicon Valley (the alternative name of Ghent). This tour is dedicated to enrich your knowledge of European architecture and history through the rise and fall of the Holy Roman Empire on the hands of Ghent’s most famous person: Emperor Charles V. He was born in the Counts of Flandre castle to rule Europe at that time.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vrijdagmarkt, Ghent 9000 Belgium

The large famous Markt of Gent and the home to history and stunning architecture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Langemunt (Shopping Street), Ghent Belgium

We will cross this street on our way to the castle.

Stop At: Gravensteen, Sint-Veerleplein 11, Ghent 9000 Belgium

The Counts of Flanders castle is one of the city oldest buildings and a witness of the power of the Flemish counts since the medieval time.
We will figure out togther why there is a pillar in front of it and what building has the most beautiful baroque faced in the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 03:00 PM
Duration: 2 Hours
Start location: Stadshal / City Pavilion, Poeljemarkt, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Guide

Not Included

  • Coffee and/or Tea


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