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History of Ghent[edit]

See: Old maps of Ghent

Insignia[edit]

Three towers of Ghent[edit]

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 Cathedral[edit]

see:Sint-Baafskathedraal

Belfry[edit]

Sint-Nicolaas church[edit]

Other churches[edit]

Castle of the counts[edit]

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

Town hall[edit]

Town hall was build in 16-17 century

Old houses[edit]

Modern achitecture[edit]

Water in the town[edit]

Transport[edit]

Rail[edit]

Tram[edit]

PCC cars[edit]

HermeLijn low floor tram vehicles[edit]

Trolleybuses[edit]

Ghent is the only trolleybus city in Belgium

Misc[edit]