BoekentorenDe VooruitSint-AnnakerkOur-Lady Ter HooyenGeeraard de DuivelsteenBisschoppelijk Paleis GentTorekenSint-JorishofBelfry of GhentSaint Nicholas' ChurchTolhuisjeDesign Museum GentGravensteenDe Gekroonde HoofdenGildehuis der Vrije SchippersSint-MichielsbrugHotel d'Hane-SteenhuyseRoyal OperaBijlokeOudheidkundig Museum
⭐️ A PREMIUM GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Ghent: An Epochal Tapestry - From Medieval Might to Modern Dynamism

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An audio guided tour by Ryan Multilingual, The Tourist

Welcome to Gent! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 20 stops on a route of 6.74km. This tour focusses mainly on general tourism.

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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
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
Sint-Annakerk
Church A church building in the Rundbogenstil, a style with eclectic elements of Romanesque, Byzantine, and Gothic architecture. The building was designed by Lodewijk Roelandt and constructed in 1853, with a planned tower on the west side that was never finished.
Sint-Annakerk
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
Toreken
Sight A historic building, originally a nunnery, now known as the Toreken, situated on the corner of Vrijdagmarkt and Kammerstraat, housing the Poëziecentrum since 2012. The building features a distinctive tower with a wind vane in the shape of Melusine.
Toreken
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
Belfry of Ghent
Belfry A medieval tower standing 91 meters tall, the Belfry of Ghent is the tallest in Belgium and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Belfries of Belgium and France.
Belfry of Ghent
Saint Nicholas' Church
Church A historic church building dating back to the early 13th century, showcasing the Scheldt Gothic style with blue-gray stone, single large tower, and slender turrets.
Saint Nicholas' Church

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
20
Walking time
78 min
Average Rating
-
Language
en-US
Distance
6.74km

Audio preview 🔊

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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