Graslei and Korenlei, Ghent

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Pier / Boardwalk · Historic Walking Area
At Graslei and Korenlei, watch the perfectly preserved facades of medieval port houses reflected in the river. Nestled in the prospering heart of the inner city along the banks of the old port, the two streets were named after the goods--herbs, vegetables, and wheat--that were once stored in this area. To truly experience Ghent, sit on the cobblestones on either side of the water and soak up the atmosphere watching tour boats passing and people go by. If you get thirsty, check out one of the many cafe terraces. Work out when and for how long to visit Graslei and Korenlei and other Ghent attractions using our handy Ghent sightseeing planner.
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  • Historical center full of activity. Very lively. The hart of the magnificent city. So much to see and very easy to stroll through the charming adjacent streets  more »
  • Yo uneed to go to this area just to get a photo - It is like a photo out of a travel magazine. Plus take a canal cruise- yo will enjoy  more »
  • This area is very walkable, and you can also take a boat ride. It is a beautiful area of the city, so I would suggest going either early or late to avoid crowds.  more »

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