Not only does Ghent have a rich medieval past, the Industrial Revolution was quite a remarkable period too. Come and discover Ghent’s industrial glory and imagine yourself in the Manchester of the continent.

During the industrial revolution Ghent developed into a true manufacturing city. You can still experience this today in our Museum of Industry, a museum full of testimonials, machines and objects from the first and second industrial revolution. Along with the immense wealth and poverty that this evolution brought about, came the social struggle. In this episode you will discover beautiful buildings like Ons Huis and Arts Centre Vooruit. 

In this episode:  Opera GentMuseum of Industry, Arts Centre Vooruitthe House of AlijnPatershol neighbourhood and shopping in Ghent. 

 

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