Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Ghent

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4.3/5 based on 700 reviews on the web
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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  • Visiting Ghent's belfry is not only discovering how this unique monument was built (the blue stones were extracted in the city of Tournai), or how big "Klokke Roeland" is (the huge bell), it is also t...  read more »
  • Very easy access by lift. 360 degree view of the city. Inside, discovery of the mechanism of the clock, and its carillon.
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  • In reality it is an easy ascent because it is also the elevator, and above although uncomfortably is can not see the prospect of what surrounds you. Not to look beyond the city lost its charm. It is cool seeing the clock mechanism and the time that sound the bells. You enter free on other sites so it is better that you pay here a little.
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  • Wonderful to see
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