Hotel Ascona

Address: Voskenslaan 105, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000 , Belgium | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Voskenslaan 105, Ghent, is near St. Michael's Bridge, Bijlokemuseum, Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), and City Hall (Stadhuis).
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Travel Blogs from Ghent

A step back in time

A travel blog entry by alliemtanner on Jan 30, 2015

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... square. As I marvel at St Bavo's Cathedral, I cross St Michael's Bridge. From this vantage point I see a castle in the distance.

This is what I love most about Ghent. There are be modern shops and restaurants in old brick buildings, and in the distance between the cracks, a piece of history appears begging to be explored.

I stroll down the streets and across bridges to arrive at the foot of the castle. Built ...

Ghent, Wish We had More Time

A travel blog entry by mark_robyn on May 23, 2014

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... that were used in the 14th through 18th centuries. Looking at these torture devices and reading the descriptions of how they were used it is amazing how man can come up with all the different ways to kill. The torture to death usually was meant as a humiliation for a crime or to get a confession followed by death. The castle tour takes you to the top where there was a very good view of the city from ...

In Ghent

A travel blog entry by callumhislam on Oct 04, 2013

... citywide vegetarian day, and it reminded me a little bit of Brighton. The church bells all play pop songs instead of chiming on the hour!! Lots going on there culturally too- gigs, art installations, and lots of interesting history too. The next destination is Paris and I want to have a decent day of cycling tomorrow so I head back for an earlyish ...

Two Days of the Ten Day Festival in Ghent

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys on Jul 24, 2013

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... lot of time in Munich, Brussels, and Ghent relaxing and afternoon-napping in the many green parks available. In fact, I think it's a pleasant pastime that many Europeans partake in judging by the amount of people lazing around on the grass like us!

For our two day stay in Ghent we wandered the streets watching buskers and ate more waffles and "purple noses" - a delicacy of jelly nose shaped candies found in Ghent. We ...

Ready, Set, Go!

A travel blog entry by amkozak on Apr 28, 2013

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... fountain that Anna had quite the emotional experience over a street waffle. 1 Euro for some sugary goodness, and she went back demanding more. Almost literally.

After our waffles, we took one final look at a main square, which was so ornate I could not believe it, and then flew down to the North railroad station to make our way to where my heart still is- Paris, France. See part 4 for more.

See you next time!