Top 10 Things to do in East Flanders Province, Flanders
Discover the best top things to do in East Flanders Province, Belgium including Ghent City Center, St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal), Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, St Michael's Bridge, Waasland Shopping Center, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Stadspark, Belfry, Centrum Ronde van Vlaanderen.
1. Ghent City Center
4.5 based on 4830 reviews
Reviewed By TheLush101 - Cardiff, United KingdomCardiff, United Kingdom
I'd heard a few people say that Ghent is much nicer than Bruges and now that I've been there, I think they're right. I was there just before Christmas 2018 and the Christmas markets were brilliant, especially with the surrounding backdrop of the beautiful
2. St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal)
4.5 based on 2898 reviews
Reviewed By 21budw - Blowing Rock, North CarolinaBlowing Rock, North Carolina
Not just another church.
We visited the Cathedral and were amazed. The Belgium Gothic church was awe inspiring and breathtaking.
3. Graslei and Korenlei
4.5 based on 2190 reviews
Reviewed By YTCHENG - Hong Kong, ChinaHong Kong, China
Nice views along the canal
There were medieval architectures on both sides of the canal and should better be explored by boats. You could see people sitting down and relaxing along the way or newly-wed couples taking photos in front of the 16th century sailors' guild houses along t
4.5 based on 4372 reviews
The only surviving "castle of the count."
Reviewed By deVries2016 - Steenwijk, The NetherlandsSteenwijk, The Netherlands
Beautiful castle in the center of the city!
Beautiful castle! We were actually passing through and decided to search for the castle and good that we did! Ghent as a city is beautiful - we will return for sure, and Gravensteen is beautiful. You can go all over, inside, outside, on the top and audiog
5. St Michael's Bridge
4.5 based on 1463 reviews
Reviewed By MrMrsHappyR - Liverpool, United KingdomLiverpool, United Kingdom
Impressive bridge overlooking both cathedrals and Korenlei and Graslei canal areas. Very pretty to sit and enjoy.
6. Waasland Shopping Center
4 based on 114 reviews
Reviewed By RobrechtEik
Modern shopping mall
Best shopping mall in region between Ghent and Antwerp. Good food, drinks available. Usually not too crowded, except for the days before Christmas and rainy Saturdays in the fall: stay far away or be crushed by ruthless shoppers
7. Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
4.5 based on 1164 reviews
This municipal tower was a symbol of the city's autonomy, begun in 1313 and completed in 1380.
Reviewed By Aleksia_Sch - The NetherlandsThe Netherlands
Entrance is 8€. Some history and view. There are several “rooms” with expositions who is interested in some history. If to go to the top the view is really charming
4.5 based on 27 reviews
The Aalst park is situated a mere 800m from the city center and provides a peaceful,green oasis with a large variety of trees and plants. During the summer months of July and August every Monday people can enjoy the Engie Parkies concerts and children have a large playground at their disposal. There's also a chalet in the middle of the park offering drinks and snacks.
Reviewed By margotv7 - Aalst, BelgiumAalst, Belgium
Beautiful park near the city
This large city park has something to offer for everyone. Nature enthusiasts find a large botanical variety and two big ponds, sports fanatics can go for beautiful jogs around the park, there's free concerts in the summer and kids can play at a large play
4.5 based on 48 reviews
The Belfry (Belfort) is open to the public. However at the moment, only guided visits are organised. Contact the Tourist Information Office for bookings. Price: 60 EUR per guide (maximum 20 persons per guide) The guided visit takes about 2 hours and includes a climb to the top of the Belfry tower (136 steps), offering spectacular views on the city!
Reviewed By KatrienS955 - Ghent, BelgiumGhent, Belgium
Very nice square with belfry, alderman house and some old buildings
The belfry and alderman´s house are not open to the public, but are well worth to see from the outside. The belfry is smaller than in many other cities. On the square there is also borse van Amsterdam, now a restaurant, a very nice old building with a col
10. Centrum Ronde van Vlaanderen
4 based on 134 reviews
Reviewed By Andrew E - Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaAustralian Capital Territory, Australia
Interesting, some great memorabilia
Really enjoyed the museum as a cycling fanatic. Only downside for us was the info is all in Belgian, which is understandable, but the English "guide" you receive doesn`t really contain that much info, so we felt we missed so much of the nuts`n`bolts of th