Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Ghent

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World heritage site · Observation Deck · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
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Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the upper level of the Gothic belfry at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). As you ascend, you'll pass through different levels, each with its own theme connected to the city's history from the early 14th century onwards. Spend some time exploring hall's exterior, too, which is covered in statuary depicting stories of the people of Ghent, such as a young girl feeding her prisoner father. The hall serves as a perfect introduction to the city, and its central location makes it a popular first stop if you've just arrived. The entry fee is small, and visitors under 25 get a reduced ticket price. Make Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) a part of your Ghent vacation plans using our Ghent tour planning site.
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  • It is worth climbing all the steps because the view is wounderful. The fee is 3,00€. The staircase is very narrow and steep. 
    It is worth climbing all the steps because the view is wounderful. The fee is 3,00€. The staircase is very narrow and steep.  more »
  • My daughter and I went to the top to see views of the city, and what a great city it is. The architecture everywhere is superb with no multi story buildings and car parks. This is a must visit but... 
    My daughter and I went to the top to see views of the city, and what a great city it is. The architecture everywhere is superb with no multi story buildings and car parks. This is a must visit but...  more »

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