Gent from Gravensteen   32737
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1 Sint-Veerleplein
2 Sint-Baafskathedraal
3 Belfort
4 Sint-Niklaaskerk
5 Tower of the Old Post
6 Graslei
7 River Leie
8 Sint-Michielsbrug
9 Sint-Michielskerk
10 Burgstraat

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Location: Gent      by: Giuseppe Marzulli
Area: Belgium      Date: 2 December 2012
Gent (Ghent in English and Gand in French) is the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province (a Flemish region of Belgium). The city started as a settlement at the confluence of the Rivers Scheldt and Lys and in the Middle Ages became one of the largest and richest cities of northern Europe.
The Gravensteen is a castle in Gent originating from the Middle Ages. The name means "castle of the count" in Dutch.
There are 3 photos, 24 mm (full format), f 2,8; 1/640 sec.

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One day in the plane, the next already in one of the most beautiful cities of Belgium. What will follow ??
2012/12/08 08:03 , Christoph Seger
Gent is really beautiful. It is the city of Belgium which I liked more. But I've never been to Brugge and someone says that Brugge is more beautiful.
2012/12/08 09:57 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Bruegge is of course very beautiful, but Ghent has for my feeling the more condensed medivial touch.
2012/12/08 10:53 , Christoph Seger

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