PakhuisSint-VeerlepleinOude vismijnDe Gekroonde HoofdenDesign Museum GentBrouwerij De Vijf HelmenHouse of Grain MeasurersTolhuisjeKorenstapelhuisGrasleiGildehuis der Vrije SchippersSaint MichaelSint-MichielsbrugBakkerij BlochHotel d'Hane-SteenhuyseOld PostofficeSaint Nicholas' ChurchBelfry of GhentSint-Jorishof
A FREE GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Exploring Medieval Splendor: A Journey Through Historic Gent

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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 19 stops on a route of 2.28km. 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
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
Oude vismijn
Sight A mixed-use building of historical significance, the Oude Vismijn is one of the oldest markets in Gent, featuring a characteristic Gothic-style gatehouse and traditional stalls, originally opened in 1689.
Oude vismijn
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
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
Brouwerij De Vijf Helmen
Brewery A historic brewery, dating back to 1756, featuring four floors under a sloping gabled roof. The building was protected in 1952 and restored to its original state in 1962.
Brouwerij De Vijf Helmen
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
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

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
19
Walking time
28 min
Average Rating
-
Language
en-US
Distance
2.28km

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