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 entrance to reach the highest accessible part is €8. For my taste is the best Tower for upload and make some beautiful panoramic of the city. Its interior is very simple, conserves old bells with its history explained.
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  • Beautiful belfry giving a perfect view of all Ghent. Equipped with a lift. Only negative, exhibitions on each floor are annotated in Flemish
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  • The bell tower of Ghent. It's 55 steps to the first floor where you can see some of the previous dragons then you can take the lift to the next three floors. Floor 1 has the old bells, floor 2 has the...  more »
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