Castle of Gerald the Devil
Geeraard de Duivelsteen
In the neighbourhood
Opposite the Castle of the Counts on the Sint-Veerleplein lies the monumental gateway to the Old Fish Market.
A trove of art treasures: 22 altars, a Rococo pulpit in marble and oak and of course the exquisite highlight: "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" by the Van Eyck brothers.
In 1488, Maximilian of Austria took advantage of a weak point in Ghent’s defences to seize the city.