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Portus Ganda-site

Portus Ganda-site

Where two rivers cross paths

Portus Ganda-site

Where two rivers cross paths

Portus Ganda-site

Where two rivers cross paths

Ghent once consisted of an archipelago of no less than 72 islands. Small rivers were constantly being bridged, canalised and diverted. Floods were a matter of course. The open sewers were the cause of many epidemics and from the second half of the 19th century as many as possible were covered.
Today, we are witnessing the opposite: watercourses are being reopened to become the pumping arteries of this living city.

Contact

Portus Ganda

Veermanplein 2
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-472417843
E-mailadres: portus.ganda@gent.be
URL - link: Portus Ganda
Stadsplan: F3

In the neighbourhood

De Krook Gent

Library and open house for knowledge, culture and innovation

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