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St Michael's Bridge, Ghent

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Bridge Historic Walking Area
Enjoy one of the best views in the city from St Michael's Bridge, where you'll get a 360-degree perspective of the town's main attractions. These include the Old Fish Market, Castle of the Counts, and "Three Tower Row," all of which you can see in a panoramic cityscape. The pedestrian bridge is named for the church that resides on one end, recognizable for its large Gothic windows. A winged St. Michael watches over the pathway from the top of a lamppost. Don't be shy about asking one of the friendly locals to snap a photo of you on the bridge with the city in the background. Put St Michael's Bridge into our Ghent itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A beautiful spot to take a picture from. The flowers were in bloom and the weather was perfect. A great place to see the medieval architecture too.  more »
  • If you state you get an impression of how it has been used in Ghent thinking to the on and drain on the graslei in Ghent by boat was a very accomplished city
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  • Spectacular panoramic view where you can see St. Nicholas, of San Bavón Tower and the Bell Tower.
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One of Belgium's main cities, Ghent offers a good variety of places to stay. Because of its proximity to the capital city of Brussels and the city of Bruges, Ghent has fewer options than one might expect for a city of its size. Locals recommend booking a room in advance. The city has options for travelers on any budget, from inexpensive hostels to pricier hotels, with most visitors choosing to stay within the historical center. Prices drop slightly as you move away from the Old Town.
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