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Grandma Bert's photo through the foggy bus window is almost like a painting of one of Ghent's many canals.
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Walking into Ghent's old city.
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After the long bus ride from the ship to Ghent, the first place everyone headed for in Ghent's old city were the free rest rooms, beneath the bridge.
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Street signs for pedestrians.
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The medieval Belfry of Ghent is one of three that overlook the old city.
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The old former post office clock tower in Ghent.
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The Korenlei. Only the outer walls remain of this medieval part of the old city. Behind them is the modern Marriot Hotel. The buildings originally had been guild houses.
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The Graslei, across from the Korenlei, were the most important. Here were the post office, a customs house, a grain warehouse and more.
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The Graslei.
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The Great Butchers' Hall (Groot Vleeshuis) was a medieval covered meat market. It was built along the canal between 1406 and 1410 and restored in 1912.
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The Great Butchers' Hall
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Today the Great Butchers' Hall is shops and restaurants.
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One of the oldest houses in Ghent.
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Saint Nicholas’ Church
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Canal Boat Cruise
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Canal Boat Cruise
Castle Gravensteen
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Castle Gravensteen
St. Michael's Church
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St. Michael's Church
Statues and Art
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Statues and Art
Street Scenes
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Street Scenes