The city of Gent (Ghent) is one of Belgium’s most beautiful communities. Conveniently located between Brussels and Bruges, Gent features medieval buildings, canals and a host of tourist attractions.

Gent Belgium has a long and interesting history that dates back to the iron age. In the 13th century, it was the second largest city in Europe, after Paris. Today, it has become a magnet for tourists from around the globe.
Belfortstraat is one of the main streets in the historical centre (Historisch Centrum) of Gent Belgium (Ghent). It runs from the Belfort Tower north towards St. James’ Church. The large building in the bottom left is the Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis).
Visitors to Gent Belgium (Ghent) can view an archaeological site in the basement of the Belfry Tower. The Belfry (or Belfort in Flemish) is located in the historical centre (Historisch Centrum) of Gent.

Visitors to Gent Belgium (Ghent) can enjoy a relaxing boat trip along the city’s pretty Leie River. The tour boats leave from a small wharf located near the Vleeshuis

The closest largest airport to Gent Belgium is Brussels Airport (Zaventem Airport). It is located northeast of Brussels.

The public transit system in Gent Belgium (Ghent) consists of a network of buses, trams and trolleybuses. For information about routes, schedules, and fares, please visit the official transit website.
The central train station in Gent Belgium is called Gent-Sint-Pieters station. It is the arrival point for many tourists from Bruges, Brussels, Brussels Airport, Lille, Antwerp and Ostende (ferry terminal).

Because the station is quite far from the city centre, it is advisable to catch a bus into the historical centre of the city.