The Port of Ghent is the third busiest seaport in Belgium, located in Ghent, East Flanders in the Flemish Region. It is a multimodal port, because it provide access to the hinterland via wide range of transport options, with a strong emphasis on inland shipping. The Port offers a space for development with over 1,000 hectares of commercial property still available. As a top […]

The 91-metre-tall (298.5 ft) Belfry of Ghent is one of three medieval towers that overlook the old city centre of Ghent, Belgium, the other two belonging to Saint Bavo Cathedral and Saint Nicholas’ Church. Its height makes it the tallest belfry in Belgium. The belfry of Ghent, together with its attached buildings, belongs to the set of belfries of Belgium and France inscribed on UNESCO‘s World Heritage List. Construction […]

Korenmarkt English: Wheat Market) is a city square in the historic center of Ghent, Belgium. Located between the Leie river and St. Nicholas’ Church, it is one of the city’s most important and famous tourist locations. The square is surrounded with several historic buildings, which today house bars, restaurants and terraces. It is a pivotal location of the annual Gentse Feesten cultural festival. The Korenmarkt connects […]

The Parkbos is a 1200 ha forest and park area on the south side of Ghent in East Flanders . It is one of the four green poles under construction around the city of Ghent. The other three are Gentbrugse Meersen , Vinderhoutse Bossen and Oud Vliegveld . The area encloses 340 ha of woodland, 200 ha of park and nature reserve and 500 ha of agricultural area. This includes […]

Saint Bavo’s Abbey (Dutch: Sint-Baafsabdij) is a former abbey in the currently Belgian city of Ghent. It was founded in the 7th century by Saint Amand, who also founded Saint Peter’s Abbey, Ghent, near the confluence of the Leie and Scheldt rivers In the 9th century, the abbey was raided twice by Vikings, which made the monks flee to Laon. After an absence of nearly 50 years, they came back to Ghent […]

Graslei is a quay in the historic city center of Ghent, Belgium, located on the right bank of the Leie river. The quay opposite of the Graslei is called Korenlei. Both quays were part of the medieval port and are now a cultural and touristic hotspot of the city, with a high concentration of café patios. The site, with its unique […]

In addition to psychiatric (crisis) treatment and care in various domains (see ‘our offer’), residential care and activation are also part of our activities. In addition, we participate in various mobile teams and are partners of (inter) sectoral networks and care paths.  Medical Psychiatric Therapeutic (non-verbal) Movement therapy, Relaxation, Occupational therapy, Creative therapy, Other The department […]

Saint Michael’s Church (Dutch: Sint-Michielskerk) is a Roman Catholic church in Ghent, Belgium built in a late Gothic style. It is known for its rich interior decoration. There are numerous silver and gold artifacts in the silver collection. An important item is the relic of St Dorothea, in silver. Very famous is the relic of the sacred “Doorn” brought to the church by Mary, Queen […]

The Koning Albertpark, also known as Zuidpark, is a city park in the Belgian city of Ghent. The park is located in the southeast of the city center, between Woodrow Wilson Square. It is a neo-baroque park, where the other parks in the city are mostly laid out in English landscape style. The King Albert Park was originally called […]

Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen is a nature reserve on the outskirts of the Belgian city of Ghent. It lies mainly in the district of Mariakerke and covers 230 hectares. It mostly consists of wet, often flooded, meadows interspersed with ditches and canals, and is an important wintering area for water birds. It acts as a buffer zone between the city and the R4 ring road‘s noise-reducing barriers […]

The Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (commonly abbreviated as S.M.A.K., translated as City Museum for Contemporary Art) is a relatively new museum located in Ghent, Belgium, and is renowned both for its permanent collection (Art & Language, Karel Appel, Francis Bacon, Panamarenko, Andy Warhol, etc.) and for its provocative exhibitions. The collection is considered to be the most important collection of contemporary art in Flanders, […]

The Saint Bavo Cathedral (also known as Sint-Baafs Cathedral, or in Dutch Sint Baafskathedraal) is an 89-meter-tall Catholic, Gothic cathedral in Ghent, Belgium. It is the seat of the diocese of Ghent, is named for Saint Bavo of Ghent, and contains the well-known Ghent Altarpiece. Interior Ghent Altarpiece The cathedral is noted for the Ghent Altarpiece, originally in its Joost Vijd chapel. It is formally known as: The Adoration of […]