Hotel Monasterium

Address: Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, is near St. Michael's Bridge, Saint Nicholas Church, Design Museum Gent, and City Hall (Stadhuis).
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Travel Blogs from Ghent


A travel blog entry by maggiealexander on Sep 11, 2015

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... the road closures. On Saturday we drove to Bruges, which was quaint, like in the movie, but full of tourists and designer shops. Of course, a little clothes shopping had to be done! We also went to the beach at Knokke on the North Sea for an afternoon stroll with the rich and probably famous. On Sunday we went to a small village outside Tournaise, where our Rotary Exchange student, Damien, comes from. ...

Beer hopping in Belgium

A travel blog entry by want9814 on Mar 08, 2015

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Something that South America was lacking was good beer. Since being in Europe we have tried to counter that by finding some good (shall I say real) beer. Where better than Belgium! So again from London we hoped on a bus and headed across the English Channel. This time, instead of getting on a ferry, our bus boarded a train and we took a 35 minute ride under the English Channel. Once on the other side, our bus let us off in the small town of ...

Relaxing in Ghent

A travel blog entry by constance20 on Sep 22, 2014

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... just before the remaining Nazis set it all on fire and just before the Russians arrive to claim all the works. Whew! I'm not sure if that is how it all happened or not but it made for exciting viewing. A bishop in the 18th century disapproved of the naked Adam and Eve so had another painter paint them clothed. These substitutes are hanging in the cathedral today. The original Adam and Eve panels are away being restored at present, replaced by black and white photos where the panels ...


A travel blog entry by europe50 on May 03, 2014

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... boring. The Carmelite Friary (Caermersklooster) was hosting the exhibition The Ghent Altarpiece Revealed. I wandered in here shortly after seeing the original Adoration of the Mystic Lamb so I found this quite interesting.

It was raining and the city was deserted so I headed home early but ended the day in the corner pub where I had a few Crieks (suggested by my Aussie housemate) - it is a sweet beer ...

More Belgian Beer

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 27, 2013

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... out the door for that, so Darren and I just stayed and chilled out for a while longer. I got a text message from Steve, the guy from Brussels who we'd gone over for dinner with, saying he was in Gent for a few hours and was free for a beer if we were around, so we got ready and left a note for Karina before heading out to go into the city to meet him. We ran into her on the street and decided we would just do our own things for the night as she had a few things to do, and some ...