"St.-Michielshelling" Gent Favorite Tip by Groentje

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  Majestic view from the St.-Michielshelling
by Groentje

Favorite thing: If I'd have to choose a place in Gent where I'd have to stay for the rest of my life, I would take this very spot: the St.-Michielshelling. From here you can see a lot of Gent's treasures, such as the cathedral, the Belfort, the Gravensteen castle and the Graslei. This place is particularly beautiful as its above a canal, bordered by two spectacular "Leien", de graslei and I forgot the name of the other.
I always stand still here and wonder what it must have looked like 500 years ago, in Charlemagne's age...

Fondest memory: My fondest memory would be guiding my ex-girlfriend through the streets of Gent; she was blindfolded and I was bringing her to her birthday present...

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  • Written Sep 5, 2002
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