"The Graslei" Graslei Tip by Joeplaboem

Graslei, Gent: 29 reviews and 52 photos


When visiting Ghent, one should always go to this beautiful area of the city: the Graslei and the Koornlei. These are the names of two streets which lie along the banks of the old harbor of Ghent, right in the middle of the city. Graslei means 'street of the herbs and vegetables'. Koornlei stands for 'street of the wheat'. Both names indicate that these specific products where traded or stocked in that area.

Look to the house where they used to store the wheat.(try to figure out what is wrong) No there is nothing wrong with the front of the building. It is build in this way. This particular way of building is to pull the bags of wheat upstairs without touching the wall.

Address: Historical centre
Directions: In the city center behind to Post >Office which has become a shopping center today.
othercontact: The Cooremeters Huis is for my f
Website: http://ghent.citypath.eu/p/98/nl

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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