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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  • The view at the top is certainly stunning. However the inside of the Belfry, that is set up as a museum, can be studied in less than 15mins. 
  • Great sites from the top and the climb was nice and ok with the little ones due to stopping at every floor for explanation and exhibition on the history and on bells. The 4th floor drum ringing the be...  more »
  • Visited the Belfry with two friends and found that the app was useful though it was a bit of a pain to have to connect to wifi and download the app. It would have been nicer to just have signage avail...  more »
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