Korenmarkt

Belgium

Korenmarkt English: Wheat Market) is a city square in the historic center of GhentBelgium. 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 Ghent’s two busiest shopping streets, Veldstraat and Kortemunt, from south to north. From west to east it connects St. Michael’s Bridge over the Leie river with St. Nicholas’ Church. The western side gives access to the Leie waterfront, notably the Graslei.

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