BoekentorenUFODe VooruitUrbis ComplexOur-Lady Ter HooyenGeeraard de DuivelsteenBisschoppelijk Paleis GentAchtersikkelSint-JorishofDe Gekroonde HoofdenDesign Museum GentTolhuisjeGildehuis der Vrije SchippersKorenstapelhuisSint-MichielsbrugOld PostofficeSaint Nicholas' ChurchBelfry of GhentRoyal OperaHotel d'Hane-Steenhuyse
⭐️ A PREMIUM GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Gentse Glorie: Een Wandeling Door Heden en Verleden

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An audio guided tour by Hans De Hengel, The History Buff

Welcome to Gent! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 20 stops on a route of 5.40km. This tour focusses mainly on history.

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Tour Sights 📸

Boekentoren
Library A historic library building designed by Henry van de Velde, housing over 3 million books, with its distinctive Greek cross shape and 64-meter height. Constructed in concrete, it was the fourth tower in Ghent, marking the city's skyline.
Boekentoren
UFO
School A building at the University of Gent, housing the largest auditorium of the university, with 1000 seats that can be divided into two by a mobile wall.
UFO
De Vooruit
Sight A people's house, designed by Ferdinand Dierkens between 1911 and 1914, this historic complex was a symbol of the socialist movement in the interwar period and is now a cultural center hosting concerts, parties, and cultural events.
De Vooruit
Urbis Complex
Sight A multifunctional complex housing a shopping center, offices, apartments, and the provincial administrative center. It features underground parking and spans the entire block between Woodrow Wilsonplein, Kuiperskaai, and Oudescheldestraat.
Urbis Complex
Our-Lady Ter Hooyen
Sight A béguinage is a former residence of beguines, female religious communities, established in Ghent in 1234. Our-Lady Ter Hooyen is a small beguinage founded by countesses Johanna and Margaretha of Flanders, featuring a neoclassical gate, church, and surrounding buildings with white walls and green gates.
Our-Lady Ter Hooyen
Geeraard de Duivelsteen
Château A 13th-century gothic architecture building, previously a château, ballroom, armory, monastery, and prison, it has served various purposes over the centuries.
Geeraard de Duivelsteen
Bisschoppelijk Paleis Gent
Sight A palace built in the neogotique style, serving as the administrative seat of the Diocese of Ghent and the residence of the bishop. It has been a protected monument since its construction in 1845.
Bisschoppelijk Paleis Gent
Achtersikkel
Sight Achtersikkel is a historic square with 14th-century stone buildings, including a corner tower and a round tower with an octagonal belvedere, from a former residence of the Van der Sickele family, a prominent patrician family in Ghent.
Achtersikkel
Sint-Jorishof
Sight A historic building in Ghent, originally the court of the Crossbow Society, now functioning as a restaurant, brasserie, and event space after renovations.
Sint-Jorishof
De Gekroonde Hoofden
House A historic house, dating back to around 1560, previously known as "De Draecke", featuring 14 busts of Flemish counts on its façade. Today, it is a restaurant and a protected monument since 1993, part of the preserved cityscape around the Sint-Veerleplein.
De Gekroonde Hoofden

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
20
Walking time
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Average Rating
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Language
nl-NL
Distance
5.40km

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Listen to a snippet of the audio for the sight Our-Lady Ter Hooyen to get a feel for the tour.

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