Patershol, Ghent

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Wander down the medieval streets of Patershol, a historical district within the city. Previously considered a dangerous neighborhood, this area has now become one of the most desirable places to live, popular among tourists for its cozy cafes and restaurants. It is blocked off to cars, which adds to its charm. Check online for info on any events in the area, as there are often festivals in the squares with face-painting, singing, and flea markets. Plan to visit Patershol and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ghent attractions using our Ghent trip site .
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  • This very quaint area filled with narrow streets is home to a number of independent shops, cafes and bars. It does reward visitors with a taste of a more domestic side of the city with less grand but ...  more »
  • It's a little north of flander's castle. There seem to be few tourists who go to this area. It is a place where you can spend a quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of the Old Town.
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