Bank van de ArbeidJezuĂŻetenkloosterBakkerij BlochBerg van Barmhartigheid (Gent)KorenstapelhuisGrasleiTolhuisjePakhuisBorluutsteenOld PostofficeHouse of Grain MeasurersGildehuis der Vrije SchippersSaint MichaelSint-MichielsbrugSaint Nicholas' ChurchSint-JorishofBelfry of Ghent
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Ghent's Medieval Mastery: A Time-Traveling Adventure

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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 17 stops on a route of 2.05km. This tour focusses mainly on general tourism.

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Tour Sights 📸

Bank van de Arbeid
Sight A former Belgian bank, the Bank van de Arbeid, built in 1920 in Gent, featuring decorative elements and bewaarded interior.
Bank van de Arbeid
JezuĂŻetenklooster
Sight A former monastery complex of the Society of Jesus, located in Drongen, containing a neogothic chapel built in 1878, a retrait house, and a former novitiate and college.
JezuĂŻetenklooster
Bakkerij Bloch
Sight A historic bakery, Bakkerij Bloch, was a well-known bread and pastry shop in Gent, Belgium, operating for almost 109 years until it closed in 2008. The shop reopened in 2020 in a new location, retaining its traditional expertise and charm.
Bakkerij Bloch
Berg van Barmhartigheid (Gent)
Sight A historic building at Abrahamsstraat, Gent, serving as a former mercy house and notable for being the first Baroque construction in Gent, featuring a white natural stone exterior resembling an Italian palace and ornate Baroque details.
Berg van Barmhartigheid (Gent)
Korenstapelhuis
Sight A medieval grain storehouse, also known as the Spijker or Maison de l'Étape du Blé, built in the 12th century and classified as a historical monument since 1943. It served as an entrepôt for cereals transported along the Lys river until 1734.
Korenstapelhuis
Graslei
Sight A historic quay in Ghent's city center, Graslei is a cultural and touristic hotspot with a high concentration of café patios, featuring a unique row of historical buildings, many dating back to the Middle Ages, and a protected cityscape.
Graslei
Tolhuisje
House A 17th-century house, known as Tolhuisje, is the smallest house in Gent, standing on the Graslei. It dates back to the Middle Ages, served as a customs house, and has been restored and repurposed as a small café.
Tolhuisje
Pakhuis
Sight A former building in Ghent, the Pakhuis was built in 1719 and served as a grain warehouse, customs house, and residence of the Kamer van Koophandel among other functions.
Pakhuis
Borluutsteen
Sight A medieval house built around 1175 from blue-grey limestone from Tournai, featuring a trapezoidal floor plan and a unique trap-gable facade with horizontal waterline decorations.
Borluutsteen
Old Postoffice
Post Office A monumental post office building featuring eclectic architecture with neogothic and neorenaissance influences, adorned with over 100 ornate figures, symbols, and coat of arms, representing Belgium, its colonies, and the five continents.
Old Postoffice

About this Tour â„ą

Stops
17
Walking time
24 min
Average Rating
-
Language
en-US
Distance
2.05km

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