PakhuisOld PostofficeGrasleiKorenstapelhuisHouse of Grain MeasurersTolhuisjeGildehuis der Vrije SchippersBerg van Barmhartigheid (Gent)Sint-MichielsbrugDesign Museum GentSint-VeerlepleinOude vismijnGroentenmarktSint-JorishofBelfry of GhentSaint Nicholas' ChurchBakkerij BlochHotel d'Hane-SteenhuyseGravensteenDe Gekroonde Hoofden
⭐️ A PREMIUM GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Ghent: Echoes from Medieval Grandeur to Contemporary Allure

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An audio guided tour by Jenny Multilingual, The Tourist

Welcome to Gent! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 20 stops on a route of 3.20km. This tour focusses mainly on general tourism.

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Tour Sights 📸

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
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
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
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
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)
Sint-Michielsbrug
Bridge A historic stone arch bridge in the heart of Gent, spanning the Leie River, was built between 1905-1909 and designed by architect Louis Cloquet. The bridge is a prominent landmark offering stunning views of the Gras- and Korenlei, as well as the city's iconic towers. Since 1983, it has been protected as a monument.
Sint-Michielsbrug
Design Museum Gent
Museum A museum showcasing an international design collection with a focus on Belgian design, housed in an 18th-century mansion and a modern wing. The collection includes over 22,000 objects, spanning from 1450 to present, with a strong presence of Western European designs.
Design Museum Gent

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
20
Walking time
37 min
Average Rating
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Language
en-US
Distance
3.20km

Audio preview 🔊

Listen to a snippet of the audio for the sight Groentenmarkt to get a feel for the tour.

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