History of GhentEdit

See: Old maps of Ghent

InsigniaEdit

Three towers of GhentEdit

The so called three towers are Ghent's landmark. Those towers are: Sint-Baafs church, Belfort (Belfry) and Sint-Niklaas church. Sometimes, you will hear about the fourth tower of Ghent, the Boekentoren

Sint-Baafs CathedralEdit

see:Sint-Baafskathedraal

BelfryEdit

Sint-Nicolaas churchEdit

Other churchesEdit

Castle of the countsEdit

Castle of the counts (Dutch: Gravensteen) is one of two castles to be found in Ghent. It dates back to 12-13th century.

Town hallEdit

Town hall was build in 16-17 century

Old housesEdit

Modern achitectureEdit

Water in the townEdit

TransportEdit

RailEdit

TramEdit

PCC carsEdit

HermeLijn low floor tram vehiclesEdit

TrolleybusesEdit

Ghent is the only trolleybus city in Belgium

MiscEdit

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