7 Unexpected and Unusual Ghent Sights to Find

7 Unexpected and Unusual Ghent Sights to Find, Ghent, Belgium (B)

Like any other city popular with tourists, Ghent has its fair share of major attractions. As one of the largest cities in the Flanders region of Belgium, you’ll find plenty of sights to see on a typical city break. Look at any list of essential sights to see in Ghent, including mine, and you’re bound to see the same places coming up again and again. Every visitor to Ghent should see these sights, from Gravensteen Castle to the Belfry and the canals. But what about the new and unusual Ghent sights?

One of the benefits of visiting friends who live elsewhere is they can show you places you’d never find on your own. This sort of local knowledge is invaluable. So with my two recent visits to I’ve been shown a number of unusual Ghent sights that likely would never have crossed my radar otherwise. With that in mind, I thought I’d pay it forward and share them with you too.

How often can you say that you’ve had tapas or beers in a church? Well after a visit to Holy Food Market, you can say you have. Only just opened in 2017, I actually visited this food court inside a church during its opening week. Around the sides of the converted church are food stalls with various cuisines including tapas, portuguese and japanese. But you can also find local favourites too, including scrumptious croquettes, which are hard to pass up. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 7 Unexpected and Unusual Ghent Sights to Find
Guide Location: Belgium » Ghent
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/unusual-ghent-sights/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Holy Food Market
  • De Krook public library
  • Trollekelder
  • Saint Elisabeth Begijnhof
  • Design Museum of Ghent
  • The Toilet Roll
  • Graffiti Street
  • The Steyaert Architect Building