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Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene. This combination of historical and artistic value brings Belgium's fourth-largest city to life. Museums, medieval streets, and Gothic sites make Ghent special. Many visitors take time to experience the city's lively pedestrian zone, which features restaurants and cozy bars that locals adore and that make tourists feel at home in this foreign city. Ghent is in East Flanders Province. In the build up to your vacation in Ghent, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Belgium trip itinerary planner .
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