Ghent is calm and harmonious city, which is simply perfect for a family holiday. Boat trips on the canals of the city are the favorite pastime of tourists. During such ride you can see many beautiful architectural landmarks of the city. A ride on Korenlei and Graslei channels will be a truly interesting and unforgettable one. You will see many ancient and notable buildings that are located along these channels. Among the buildings, which age is about 800 years, you will see houses that once have housed major shopping destinations of the city.
Shopping lovers should visit the trading center named Groot Vleeshuis, which is located in the building of the 15th century. Here you can buy fresh seafood, sweets and fruits. On the territory of the city you will find numerous trading pavilions. Travelers are attracted mainly by local textiles and handmade crafts. Fans of nightlife may consider the city a little boring, as there are not so many bars and clubs on its territory. The majority of entertaining facilities works only on weekends.
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