GrasleiKorenstapelhuisHouse of Grain MeasurersTolhuisjePakhuisBorluutsteenOld PostofficeGildehuis der Vrije SchippersSint-VeerlepleinDe Gekroonde HoofdenBrouwerij De Vijf HelmenDesign Museum GentBerg van Barmhartigheid (Gent)Sint-MichielsbrugSaint MichaelSaint Nicholas' ChurchBelfry of GhentSint-JorishofBakkerij Bloch
A FREE GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Gents Glorie: Een Reis door Tijd & Cultuur

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An audio guided tour by Ryan Multilingual, The History Buff

Welcome to Gent! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 19 stops on a route of 2.57km. This tour focusses mainly on history.

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Tour Sights 📸

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
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
House of Grain Measurers
House A 17th-century Renaissance-style house in Gand, classified as a monument historic, serving as the second house of the Grain Measurers' Corporation and featuring a facade with six travées, five levels of windows, and a blue stone entablement.
House of Grain Measurers
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
Gildehuis der Vrije Schippers
Sight A gildhouse, formerly the property of the Molenaarsgilde, featuring a beautiful facade ornated with wapenschilden, devies, and beelden, showcasing the activities of the Vrije Schippers' guild.
Gildehuis der Vrije Schippers
Sint-Veerleplein
Sight A historic square in Gent, dominated by the Gravensteen castle, surrounded by buildings, the Lieve and Leie rivers, and the Patershol neighborhood, named after the saint Pharaïldis of Gent.
Sint-Veerleplein
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
19
Walking time
31 min
Average Rating
-
Language
nl-BE
Distance
2.57km

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