Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Ghent
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Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the upper level of the Gothic belfry at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). As you ascend, you'll pass through different levels, each with its own theme connected to the city's history from the early 14th century onwards. Spend some time exploring hall's exterior, too, which is covered in statuary depicting stories of the people of Ghent, such as a young girl feeding her prisoner father. The hall serves as a perfect introduction to the city, and its central location makes it a popular first stop if you've just arrived. The entry fee is small, and visitors under 25 get a reduced ticket price. With our world travel planner, Ghent attractions like Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Another wonder that joins Ghent which is in the Centre, and has a panoramic view to be able to enjoy most of the city.
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  • If you love a bit of adventure, history and a great view of a stunning city. Do this!! The queues were fine in November if not non-existent. 
  • From the tower you can have a beautiful view of the city. There is an elevator for those who cannot climb stairs.
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