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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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  • Away from all the hustle and bustle of the city center, this area is very quiet with some cool small shops and restaurants. There's a ton of character all around, and a relaxing atmosphere.  more »
  • This is a great place for a stroll, close to the city centre yet with an altogether more relaxed and quieter feel. It is not a large area with with small cobbled streets, historic amd attractive...  more »

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