People sometimes say you can recognise a vibrant city by its street art. Ghent is a hip and free-thinking cultural city where everyone is welcome and free to do their thing. Werregarenstraatje in Ghent is a public canvas for young street artists.

Colourful, ever-changing alley

In Graffiti Street, street artists create striking spray-can art to their heart’s content. This means that Graffiti Street in Ghent never looks the same from one week to the next.

Crazy about street art? Do the Ghent city walk!

Do you like to explore off the beaten track? This alleyway is worth a detour during your weekend getaway. An alley full of colourful Instagram shots.

Ghent today is a graffiti-friendly city, with many works by artists such as Roa and Bué the Warrior. Want to see more graffiti hotspots? Why not discover a different side of Ghent with the ‘Sorry, not sorry’ street art plan of Ghent, a tour by bike or on foot of the city’s colourful graffiti.

Are you a street art fan? Be sure to take a look at the different guided tours on offer in Ghent that take you past dozens of graffiti works.

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