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Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Graslei and Korenlei

Ask ten inhabitants of Ghent what the most beautiful place in their city is and nine will answer the Graslei. Today this medieval port with its unique row of historical buildings, reflected in the long river, is the meeting place par excellence. Young and old, inhabitant and visitor, everyone meets on one of the many café patios or simply by the water. This is the thriving heart of the inner city.

The house of the Grain Weighers, the Guildhall of the Free Boatmen, the Spijker… every house on the Graslei has its own history. Together they form the story of the incredible blossoming of Ghent’s economy during the Middle Ages. On the other side of the water is the Korenlei. All that remains of some of the original buildings is the outer walls! Behind them is a brand new hotel.

Contact

Graslei

Graslei
9000 Gent
Stadsplan: C3

Publication

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

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  • Water

Public transport

Gravensteen

Korenmarkt

Blogs

Graslei

In the neighbourhood

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