Graslei & Korenlei Streets, Ghent

Graslei & Korenlei Streets, Ghent (must see)

Graslei and Korenlei are two streets along the river that boast some of the most beautiful architecture in all of Belgium. There are always crowds of tourists along these streets and on the nearby bridges crossing the river. Sightseers stop to stare at the eclectic architecture and elegant facades of the houses in this area, together with the peaceful environment with boats riding along the canal.

Tip:
Make sure to climb the steps of Sint-Michielsbrug (St. Michael's Bridge), where Graslei & Korenlei can be viewed well with the canal. Another very nice viewpoint and photo spot is directly on Korenlei, looking in the direction of Graslei. From there you can see the building guild houses as well as some of the famous landmark buildings like the Belfry in the background. Take your time to look around, and then perhaps do it a second time with binoculars.

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Graslei & Korenlei Streets on Map

Sight Name: Graslei & Korenlei Streets
Sight Location: Ghent, Belgium
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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